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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 RB Jackson misses Wednesday practice

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
Rams RB Steven Jackson missed practice on Wednesday. He had surgery on his left ring finger on Monday and his status for Sunday's game against the Panthers is unknown.

Rams sign S Lewis; place DT Ryan on I.R.

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
The Rams have signed veteran SS Michael Lewis and placed DT Clifton Ryan on injured reserve.

Rams RB Jackson has finger surgery

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
Rams RB Steven Jackson had surgery Monday to repair a crack in his left ring finger, but is not expected to miss any game time.

More running room leading to increased production for Jackson

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
Concerns about the Rams' offense caused many owners to pass on RB Steven Jackson this summer. But thanks to an improved passing game, Jackson is doing just fine.

Bucs come back to top Rams on late TD

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman led another Tampa Bay fourth-quarter comeback, throwing a 1-yard touchdown pass to Cadillac Williams with 10 seconds remaining Sunday to give the Buccaneers an 18-17 victory over the St. Louis Rams.

Jackson passes Dickerson as Rams' all-time leading rusher

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
A three-yard run in the second quarter on Sunday made RB Steven Jackson the Rams' all-time leading rusher, passing Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson.

Long: More comfort with scheme key behind Rams' improved pass rush

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 10:45 a.m. ET
Why is the Rams' pass rush so much better this season? Starting DLE Chris Long told PFW that another year in the system is the biggest reason.

Rookie Meter: Undrafted Ivory makes a splash

Posted Oct. 19, 2010 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
Rams QB Sam Bradford regains the top spot in this week's Rookie Meter, but last Sunday belonged to undrafted Saints RB Chris Ivory.

Rams follow Spagnuolo's blueprint to a tee

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 11:07 p.m. ET
For the first time in his two years as head coach of the Rams, Steve Spagnuolo’s master plan was masterfully carried out by his troops on both sides of the ball in Week Six.

Defense key as Rams upset Chargers 20-17

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The Rams pummeled Chargers QB Philip Rivers, stuffing the league's No. 1 offense, and prevailed with a 20-17 victory.

Forgotten: Billy Wade

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
Mike Beacom looks at the up-and-down career of Billy Wade, who went from heralded college star to bench-warmer in Los Angeles to championship signalcaller in Chicago before exiting the NFL at the age of 36.

Rams game to appear on local TV

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 6:39 p.m. ET
St. Louis fans will be able to watch their team play on Sunday, after the Rams announced they have avoided a local blackout for Week Six thanks to some last-minute help from their sponsors.

Rams are going to really miss Clayton

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
There's no way around the fact that the Rams are going to have a very difficult time compensating for the loss of WR Mark Clayton with a season-ending knee injury.

Rams promote WR Alexander, place TE Johnson on I.R.

Posted Oct. 12, 2010 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
The Rams promoted WR Danario Alexander from the practice squad on Tuesday after officially placing WR Mark Clayton on the season-ending injured reserve list.

Losing Clayton bad news for Bradford

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
Rams QB Sam Bradford quickly developed a nice rapport with WR Mark Clayton, but now he'll have to get used to life without his top target.

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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