by Will Brinson
Sacrificing a paycheck in order to bring another high profile player to a team is one of the truly selfless things that an athlete can do. Really, the willingness to make only a few million dollars instead of many millions of dollars is an act that often goes unnoticed. But you almost never hear of it from a coaching perspective.
However, giving up part of his salary for the betterment of his coaching staff is exactly what Sean Payton recently did, according to Jay Glazer (via LBS), offering up a quarter million bucks of his salary towards Gregg Williams' first year paycheck, just in order to land the defensive coordinator.
Sean Payton Literally Paid $250k of Gregg Williams' Salary originally appeared on NFL Main on Mon, 19 Jan 2009 17:45:00 EST . Please see our terms for use of feeds.