According to ESPN, Alan Williams' decision to step down as the Bears' defensive coordinator this past week was not motivated by "criminal activity," but rather by behavior deemed "inappropriate."
According to Adam Schefter, who reported on the most recent Williams-related developments, "It was not criminal action.
However, it was improper, and Alan Williams' resignation was decided after consultation with the Bears' HR department.
It is the most recent turn in a turbulent period for the franchise.
This started on September 17 when head coach Matt Eberflus called the defense in their Week 2 loss to the Buccaneers after Williams left the team for personal reasons.
After Williams left the team for personal reasons on September 17, head coach Matt Eberflus called the defense in their Week 2 loss to the Buccaneers.
In a statement that followed the resignation announcement, Williams—who joined the Bears coaching staff in 2022 after Eberflus was named head coach—cited personal reasons related to his health and his family.
“I don’t have many details to add there. Halas Hall being raided is completely false. Don’t know where that came from,” general manager Ryan Poles said Thursday.