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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' moves making first-round QB more likely

Posted March 18, 2010 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
Word is the recent free-agent signings of QB A.J. Feeley and DT Fred Robbins appear to have tipped the Rams’ first-round draft scale decidedly more in the direction of a quarterback than a defensive tackle.

Cardinals sign free-agent LB Lenon

Posted March 15, 2010 @ 1 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have agreed to terms on a three-year contract with free-agent LB Paris Lenon, who played most recently with the division-rival Rams.

Rams sign free agent C Fraley

Posted March 14, 2010 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
The Rams added depth to their offensive line with the signing of veteran C Hank Fraley, who was recently released by the Browns. Fraley’s agent, Ralph Cindrich, announced the signing on Twitter.

Merlin Olsen dies at age 69

Posted March 11, 2010 @ 11:25 a.m. ET
Multiple media outlets are reporting that Merlin Olsen — a Hall of Fame member of the Rams’ “Fearsome Foursome” who went on to portray “Father Murphy” in a long-running TV show after his football career ended — has died at the age ...

Lions trade for Falcons CB Houston; sign Wade

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 6:50 p.m. ET
The Lions traded a sixth-round pick in April’s draft for Falcons CB Chris Houston and signed former Rams CB Jonathan Wade.

Rams sign ex-Giants DT Robbins

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 2:08 p.m. ET
The Rams have agreed to terms on a three-year deal with free-agent DT Fred Robbins, a key cog in the Giants’ defense during their 2007 run to the Super Bowl.

Rams sign QB Feeley

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
The Rams have agreed to terms on a two-year deal with A.J. Feeley, who will presumably compete for the team’s backup QB job with Keith Null, who ended last season as the starter.

Rams far from deciding on top pick

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 12:01 p.m. ET
Unless they trade down, the Rams are considering DTs Gerald McCoy and Ndamukong Suh and QBs Sam Bradford and Jimmy Clausen with the first overall pick in the April draft, but their preference among the four is expected to change ...

NFC West team needs

Posted March 01, 2010 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
With Marc Bulger showing that he was not the answer and having been released, the Rams desperately need to find a quarterback they can build their offense around. PFW continues its analysis of team needs with a look at the ...

Devaney focused on QB, DT at top of draft

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
Rams GM Billy Devaney said there remains an enormous amount of research and scouting left to do before the draft, but he sounds like he's focused on a pair of quarterbacks and defensive tackles when it comes to the ...

Rams' majority sale likely to be approved

Posted Feb. 18, 2010 @ 9:26 a.m. ET
We hear the odds are about 90 percent that NFL owners will approve the sale of the Rams’ majority ownership to Illinois-based billionaire and loyal Rams fan Shahid Khan.

Rosenbloom, Rodriguez to sell Rams to Khan

Posted Feb. 11, 2010 @ 7:39 a.m. ET
The Rams have announced that owners Chip Rosenbloom and Lucia Rodriguez have entered into a signed agreement to sell the team to Illinois-based auto-parts manufacturer Shahid Khan.

Uncertainty abounds in Rams Nation

Posted Feb. 04, 2010 @ 11:22 a.m. ET
There are a lot more questions than answers at present regarding the potential sale of the Rams, the future of their marquee player and their first-round drafting strategy.

Rams RB Jackson accused of beating girlfriend

Posted Jan. 28, 2010 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
Rams RB Steven Jackson has been accused of beating up former girlfriend Supriya Harris while she was nine months pregnant with his child, according to TMZ.com.

More punch at tight end could serve Rams well

Posted Jan. 23, 2010 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
Don’t be stunned if the Rams reach high in the draft for a receiving tight end capable of expanding an offense in dire need of expansion.

Arrow pointing up for Rams DE Long

Posted Jan. 14, 2010 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
Although it has taken a lot longer than many Rams fans would have preferred, it appears DE Chris Long finally could be starting to live up to his first-round billing.

Rams' QB situation couldn't be any cloudier

Posted Jan. 09, 2010 @ 9:36 a.m. ET
It's anybody's guess as to who might end up being the Rams' starting quarterback entering next season, especially in the wake of Marc Bulger retirement rumors.

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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