When Gregg Williams interviewed to be the defensive coordinator for the New Orleans Saints back in 2009, Sean Payton was so struck by his preparation and intensity that he gave up $250,000 dollars so the Saints could afford the fiery defensive coordinator. Sean Payton envisioned that Williams would bring a similar identity to Payton, but on the other side of the football. Williams brought an aggressive, complex scheme with a lot of swagger.
In the 2009 Super Bowl season, the Saints had the No. 1 overall offense and their defense forced a league lead, 39 turnovers.
These two strong...