Previously he was head coach of the buffalo bills of the national football league nfl and defensive coordinator of the new orleans saints with whom he won super bowl xliv and the cleveland browns. Last year steve wilks changed to a base 4 2 front.
The 4 3 is what the browns ran under defensive coordinator gregg williams in 2017 2018 and most of the personnel is still in place to operate it.
Gregg williams defense philosophy. It s based on what the offenses are pulling out there and we have to play defense on. Motivation accountability and attitude all play a crucial role in. A person with direct knowledge of the decision says the new york jets fired defensive coordinator gregg williams a day after his stunning play call cost the team its first win of the season.
The team named gregg williams to be their defensive coordinator. I m also not afraid to make sure all of the other people are going to have to work on things that i m. Gregg williams born july 15 1958 is an american football coach.
The insider s guide to a gregg williams defense matt bowen mattbowen41. Nfl national lead writer october 2 2013 comments. In this june 4 2019 file photo jets defensive coordinator gregg williams looks on as his players run drills in florham park n j.
6 2020 until williams inexplicably called for an all out blitz against las. File in this june 4 2019 file photo new york jets defensive coordinator gregg williams looks on as his players run drills at the team s nfl football training facility in florham park n j. A person with direct knowledge of the decision says the new york jets fired defensive coordinator.
New coordinator more problems for the jets defense. Type something like gregg williams accountability into the old google machine. Williams was fired monday a day after his stunning play call.
The still winless jets were seconds away from their first victory sunday dec. In their first game under interim defensive coordinator frank bush after gregg williams was fired on monday the jets were gashed by the. Espn first reported the news.
You ll find a few hits detailing the coordinator s defensive philosophy namely what a stickler he is for. Woods likes the core pieces to shift back to having three lbs on the field. Nfl network insider ian rapoport reported it s a three year deal per a source informed of the situation.
He most recently served as the defensive coordinator for the new york jets of the national football league from 2019 to 2020.