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Chris Williams

Chris Williams - #65 - G

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 6"/ 320 lbs.
Birthday 08/26/1985
Birthplace Baton Rouge, LA
College Vanderbilt
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 1st round, 14th pick by Bears

Rams owner set to buy majority of English soccer club

Posted April 10, 2011 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
Rams owner Stan Kroenke is set to become the majority owner of the British soccer club Arsenal, the second NFL owner to be in control of an English Premier League team.

Rams CB Fletcher could be starting to blossom

Posted April 06, 2011 @ 9:05 p.m. ET
When asked to come up with the most likely breakthrough player in 2011 on the Rams’ current roster, team sources took a particular fancy to third-year CB Bradley Fletcher.

Draft Dose: Who needs a wide receiver?

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 9 a.m. ET
Which teams in this year's draft could be in the market for a player like A.J. Green or Julio Jones? For one, Browns QB Colt McCoy could use some WR help.

Rams think Gilyard will rebound from tough rookie campaign

Posted March 23, 2011 @ 6:02 p.m. ET
After a rookie season in which just about everything that could go wrong did go wrong, the Rams are far from giving up on fourth-round WR Mardy Gilyard.

NFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
The Vikings are looking for a successor to QB Brett Favre, as PFW identifies the top three draft needs of each NFC team.

Don't rule out Rams taking D-end in Round One

Posted March 11, 2011 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
Even though daily team observers agree the Rams’ most glaring need is a pass catcher who can stretch the field, they say it would hardly be a stretch if the team opted for one of the many quality defensive ends ...

Redskins sign S Atogwe

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 6:14 p.m. ET
The Redskins signed former Rams S O.J. Atogwe to a five-year deal on Thursday, adding a quality player to their secondary.

Rams tender eight, including Amendola

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
WR Danny Amendola was one of eight Rams players given contract tenders on Thursday.

NFC West free-agent preview

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 1:47 p.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is likely to be delayed. Yet, PFW examines the free-agent picture for each club, with the NFC West featured today.

Report: League blocks McDaniels from extra work with Bradford

Posted Feb. 28, 2011 @ 11:22 a.m. ET
The NFL has blocked Rams offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels from getting extra work in with QB Sam Bradford prior to a potential work stoppage, according to Sports Illustrated's Peter King.

Rams' FS situation looks wide open

Posted Feb. 26, 2011 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
It appears the options are numerous for the Rams at free safety in the wake of O.J. Atogwe's release after the team opted not to pay him an $8 million roster bonus.

Rams scout arrested in Indianapolis

Posted Feb. 26, 2011 @ 10:14 a.m. ET
Rams scout Luke Driscoll was arrested early Friday morning for urinating on a building in downtown Indianapolis, according to multiple reports.

Broncos meet with Da'Quan Bowers

Posted Feb. 26, 2011 @ 10:01 a.m. ET
Sources say the Broncos met with Clemson DE Da'Quan Bowers, who is a candidate to go with the first overall pick, and his representatives Friday night at the NFL Scouting Combine.

Spags got first choice in McDaniels, who won't ignore Jackson

Posted Feb. 24, 2011 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
It didn't take long for Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo to decide on his new offensive coordinator in Josh McDaniels, who won't forget about Steven Jackson and the running game.

Rams announce rise in ticket prices

Posted Feb. 20, 2011 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
Coming on the heels of the team's improvement on the field last season, the Rams have announced their first increase in ticket prices since 2007.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Oct. 16, 2012
The Chicago Bears have terminated offensive lineman Chris Williams' contract, ending a disappointing run for the former first-round draft pick. He came into training camp this year competing with J'Marcus Webb for the starting spot at left tackle but was unable to beat him out. And when the Bears signed journeyman Jonathan Scott last month, Williams' days appeared to be numbered.||||||| Williams never lived up to his billing after being taken out of Vanderbilt with the 14th overall pick in 2008. He started 20 games at left guard, 11 at right tackle and seven at left tackle but never could settle into a position thanks to injuries and poor play.
Posted Nov. 14, 2011
Williams is done for the season with a wrist injury suffered versus Detroit.||||||| A bust at tackle, Williams has played well at guard and will be missed on Chicago's improved offensive line.
Posted Sept. 19, 2010
Williams and rookie backup free safety Major Wright both left the game at Dallas with hamstring injuries.||||||| Williams and Wright were both hurt in the first quarter Sunday, and the Bears said they would not return. The Bears lost Williams after only two drives, after quarterback Jay Cutler had already been sacked. Cutler was sacked on the second play of the game.
Posted Sept. 28, 2008
Williams, who returned to practice this week, remains inactive after undergoing back surgery in August. He didn't play in Sunday's 24-20 home win over the Eagles.||||||| Williams practiced on a limited basis for the first time since surgery to repair a herniated disk in his lower back in early August. He is still several weeks away from returning, but this is a step in the right direction for the Bears' first-round draft pick.
Posted Sept. 25, 2008
Williams, the 14th pick in the draft, was also available for the first time this season on Sunday.||||||| Williams underwent surgery to repair a herniated disk in his back in the preseason.

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