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Rams will take wait-and-see approach with Gregg Williams

File photo of Buffalo Bills head coach Gregg Williams

Buffalo Bills’ head coach Gregg Williams (C) reacts in frustration over a pass interference call during the game against the Seattle Seahawks at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, New York in this November 18, 2001 file photograph. The Buffalo Bills and the Tennessee Titans are the latest National Football League (NFL) teams to be linked to bounty schemes which rewarded big hits on players. The NFL announced March 2, 2012 that their own investigation had uncovered that defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, currently with the New Orleans Saints and formerly with the Washington Redskins and Buffalo Bills, ran such a rewards scheme, including informal bonuses for knocking players out of a game, during three years at the Saints from 2009. Former Washington Redskins strong safety Matt Bowen said on March 3 that a similar bounty, made up of funds generated by the players themselves, was in operation during Williams’s time with the team. REUTERS/Mike Moose/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT FOOTBALL)


Rams G.M. Les Snead joined PFT Live on Monday for a spot that was scheduled before the news broke regarding the bounty system administered by Rams defensive coordinator Gregg Williams when he was with the Saints.

Snead said the team won’t comment on the situation until the the NFL issues a final ruling. “It’s a process the league is handling, and we’ll let them handle it,” Snead said.

Snead also opted not to comment on possible plans for replacing Williams, in 2012 or beyond. “We will always be prepared for any contingency that arises,” Snead said.

The Rams would be wise to prepare for the contingency of Williams to not be an employee of the team. After reading Peter King’s excellent new Sports Illustrated article on the Saints’ bounty system, I’m even more convinced Williams could be hanging out with Pete Rose before too long.

And Rams coach Jeff Fisher, who spent the 2011 season helping out the league office for free, may be wondering why no one gave him an inkling when filling out his staff that Williams may ultimately be unavailable to work in 2012, or beyond.