Why would someone want to leave a sweet gig like running the defense of the New Orleans Saints? New St. Louis Rams defensive coordinator Gregg Williams says it came down to two things…being closer to family and not being able to say no to a great friend.

AUDIO Gregg Williams on why he came to St. Louis (1:30)

Williams and Fisher worked together for six seasons. The Titans were known for having one of the toughest defenses in the league, including a group that led the league in total defense, allowing just 191 points and setting franchise records for sacks (55), fewest passing yards allowed (2,424) and fewest touchdowns allowed (17) in 2000.

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