Now that Jeff Fisher is the new head coach of the St. Louis Rams, you can expect him to lure some talented coaches to follow him while he builds a staff in St. Louis. New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams is the first name to surface, and according to Peter King of Sports Illustrated, the Rams are "expected to add longtime Fisher friend Gregg Williams as defensive coodinator."
Williams and Fisher have worked together in the past, as the defensive coordinator serve done Fisher staff in Tennessee and help propel the team to Super Bowl XXXIV. The Saints are preparing for a playoff game against the New York Giants this weekend, but Brad Biggs of the National Football Post relays some quotes made by Williams to a local New Orleans newspaper that confirm the good relationship between him and the Rams' new head coach:
"I love here; this is a great organization," Williams said, according to the New Orleans Times-Picayune. "I will tell you this about Jeff: he's my best friend in coaching. The National Football League needs him coaching, they need for him to be a head coach in this league, there's not very many people as good as he is at what he does. I'm anxious to see where he's going to go. I don't know, I don't know any more than you guys. I don't talk to him, I don't mess with him at this time of the year. He doesn't mess with me at this time of the year."
The move may not happen today or tomorrow, but when the Saints are eliminated from the playoffs you can apparently expect Greg Williams to join the St. Louis Rams' staff.
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