Doug Williams optimistic he'll have work soon

A short video tribute to Doug Williams that was played over the weekend at a field dedication in his honor in Baton Rouge, La., concluded with the announcement that he works for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Present for the event, Williams was quick to correct the error, according to the New Orleans Times-Picayune, but vowed to have work again soon.

"The guys that are in control at this particular time weren’t the guys who hired me," Williams said. "The guys who hired me are no longer there. I think anybody who's in that position has the right to make a decision about who they want to work for them, and it’s good that we both were big enough to sit down discuss it and go our separate ways.

"I got about two or three solids leads. It’s just a matter of working out some details and seeing which way we are going to go."

Reports have linked Williams to a possible opening with the Washington Redskins. He led the team to a victory in Super Bowl XXII and new general manager Bruce Allen is the man that hired him in Tampa. The UFL has also been mentioned as a possibility for Williams, who wasn’t in favor with new Bucs general manager Mark Dominik or the club’s director of college scouting, Dennis Hickey.

Williams last served as the director of pro scouting for the Bucs.

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