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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 release S Atogwe

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 5:35 p.m. ET
The Rams released S O.J. Atogwe on Friday instead of paying him a reported $8 million roster bonus, according to PFW correspondent and St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter Jim Thomas.

Shaw parts ways with Rams

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
John Shaw's role as a member of the Rams' organization has come to an end.

NFC West 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 13, 2011 @ 5:22 a.m. ET
Mike Williams emerged as one of the better stories of 2010, returning after two years out of the league to become the Seahawks' top receiver.

Super Bowl still looking for first 'true' home team

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
Next season's champion will be crowned at Lucas Oil Stadium, and history tells us that the Colts will not be part of Super Bowl XLVI.

Bradford wins AP Offensive Rookie honors

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 8:54 p.m. ET
Rams QB Sam Bradford was named The Associated Press Offensive Rookie of the Year on Friday.

Running backs could be bigger priority for Rams

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 3:10 p.m. ET
if new Rams offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels stays true to the form he displayed as the Patriots' coordinator, we hear a Kevin Faulk-type weapon or two that is adept at receiving out of the backfield has probably become more of ...

NFC West tired of being 'NFC Worst'

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 5:33 a.m. ET
The NFC West has been acting with a sense of urgency to shed its image as the league's wasteland, making a number of impressive coaching hires.

Rams' hiring of McDaniels elicits 'surprisingly positive' vibe

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 1:28 p.m. ET
Word is the reaction in St. Louis to the hiring of Josh McDaniels as the team's new offensive coordinator has been "surprisingly positive," according to sources on the scene.

Rams' Bradford comes through with flying colors

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
Sam Bradford is this year's Offensive Rookie of the Year, as voted on by Pro Football Weekly and the Professional Football Writers of America.

McDaniels is new Rams offensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
Former Broncos head coach Josh McDaniels was hired today to be the offensive coordinator for St. Louis.

Report: Rams reopen offensive coordinator search

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
The Rams' talks with Josh McDaniels, thought to be one of the hottest available assistant coaches, reportedly hit a snag while negotiating for their offensive coordinator position.

Drafting approach won't change for Rams

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 9:43 a.m. ET
Getting caught up in the 2011 draft isn't going to be as different as one might suspect for Rams GM Billy Devaney this year — despite the fact that St. Louis will not be picking either No. 1 or No ...

Readers pick Bradford as top offensive rookie

Posted Jan. 12, 2011 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
Sam Bradford is the clear-cut choice as the NFL's Offensive Rookie of the Year. That's the opinion of ProFootballWeekly.com readers who participated in a recently concluded poll.

Report: Browns to interview Shurmur Friday

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 7:11 p.m. ET
The Browns will interview Rams offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur on Friday, PFW Rams correspondent Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Thursday.

Rams fans stunned by Shurmur's interview with Browns

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
Disbelief was the major emotion being felt on the streets of St. Louis when it was revealed a few days after the Rams' disappointing season-ending loss to the Seahawks that offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur had been granted an interview for ...

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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