>>Rams DC Suspended Indefinitely Over Saints Bounty Program
(St. Louis, MO) -- The St. Louis Rams will need a new defensive coordinator for the 2012 season. The NFL has suspended Gregg Williams indefinitely for his role in the New Orleans Saints bounty program, effective immediately. Commissioiner Roger Goodell will review his status at the end of the 2012 campaign and consider whether to reinstate him and, if so, on what terms. Williams left the Saints in January to reunite with new Rams and former Tennessee Titans head coach Jeff Fisher. The NFL determined earlier this month that Williams spearheaded a bounty program over a three-year period with the Saints that financially rewarded defensive players for targeting opposing players.
>>Fisher Won't hire New Defensive Coordinator
(St. Louis, MO) -- Rams head coach Jeff Fisher won't be hiring a new defensive coordinator after Gregg Williams was suspended by the NFL. Fisher says the defensive play-calling will be a collective effort among current staff members. He added the Rams support and respect the NFL's suspension.
>>Saints' Peyton Suspended One Year, Williams Indefinitely
(New Orleans, LA) -- The NFL is hitting the New Orleans Saints with fines and suspensions for their illegal bounty program. Saints fan and political pundit James Carville says head coach Sean Payton should have known what was going on. Payton has been suspended for one year without pay and General Manager Mickey Loomis has been given an eight-game ban.
>>Tebow Traded To Jets
(Englewood, CO) -- Quarterback Tim Tebow has officially been traded to the New York Jets. The Denver Broncos shipped Tebow and a seventh-round pick to New York in exchange for a fourth and sixth-round pick in this year's draft. The trade comes a day after free agent quarterback Peyton Manning was introduced as a member of the Broncos. The trade was held up earlier Wednesday because of a clause in Tebow's contract. Tebow helped lead the Broncos to an 8-and-8 record, an AFC West title and a playoff win over the Steelers last season. The trade comes two weeks after the Jets signed fellow signal-caller Mark Sanchez to a three-year extension.