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Corey Williams

Corey Williams - #99 - DT

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 320 lbs.
Birthday 08/17/1980
Birthplace Harmony Grove, AR
College Arkansas State
Years played 10
Drafted 2004, 6th round, 14th pick by Packers

Lions DT Williams done for the season

Posted Dec. 11, 2012 @ 5:09 p.m. ET
The Lions placed DT Corey Williams on injured reserve and signed DT Andre Fluellen.

Lions QB Stafford is back and DT Williams is out

Posted Sept. 27, 2012 @ 11:36 p.m. ET
The Lions got a boost on offense with Matthew Stafford's return to practice but DT Corey Williams is out Sunday after knee surgery.

Lions DT Williams out 'week-to-week' after knee surgery

Posted Sept. 27, 2012 @ 1:28 p.m. ET
Lions DT Corey Williams underwent knee surgery earlier this week and will miss Sunday’s game against the Vikings, the team’s website reported.

Report: Lions DT Williams faces DWI charge

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
Lions DT Corey Williams was in court in Monticello, Ark. Facing a DWI charge from last year, according to Monticello Live.

Lions-Bears matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 10, 2011 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
Every Bears opponent, including the Lions in Week Five, has struggled to keep RB Matt Forté bottled up this season.

Vikings-Lions matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 7:11 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to consider in Sunday's game against the Lions.

Fairley shocking DL developments in Detroit

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 11:39 p.m. ET
Let me get this straight … you could see Ndamukong Suh, Corey Williams, Nick Fairley and Kyle Vanden Bosch on the field at the same time? The Lions got a steal.

Suh credits Williams, Vanden Bosch for growth

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 6:46 p.m. ET
In racking up a slew of awards following his standout rookie season, Lions DT Ndamukong Suh has deflected a great deal of praise on others who helped him be so successful so fast.

Bears-Lions matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
Keeping Lions DTs Ndamukong Suh and Corey Williams from knifing into the backfield to disrupt QB Jay Cutler or blow up a running play will be tough for the Bears' interior offensive linemen.

Lions' DT big three getting it done

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 6:44 p.m. ET
The numbers might suggest otherwise, but the Lions are making strides defensively, and much of it has to do with much-improved play in the trenches.

Lions start remake of defense

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
In the course of 24 hours, the Lions made two moves to help bolster their defense, starting with the front four.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 12, 2012
The Detroit Lions have put Williams on injured reserve, ending his season because of an injured right knee.||||||| Williams was inactive for a sixth game Sunday at Green Bay. He started in five of seven games this season and made nine tackles. The nine-year veteran had two sacks in each of the last three seasons with Detroit after playing for Cleveland and Green Bay.
Posted Oct. 20, 2012
Williams (knee surgery) is questionable for Monday's game at Chicago.||||||| Williams did not practice Saturday after participating the previous two days.
Posted March 05, 2010
The Lions acquired defensive tackle Corey Williams from the Cleveland Browns in a move that also involved a pair of late-round draft picks.||||||| Williams made 18 starts in two seasons for Cleveland, but wasn't happy in coach Eric Mangini's 3-4 defensive system last season.
Posted Oct. 20, 2008
Williams left Sunday's game against Washington with a shoulder injury, but he returned in the second half, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported.||||||| Williams has dealt with a shoulder issue all season, the Plain Dealer reported, but he felt well enough to play through it and should be in uniform for Sunday's game at Jacksonville.
Posted Feb. 20, 2008
The Green Bay Packers designated Williams as their franchise player Wednesday, preventing him from becoming an unrestricted free agent.||||||| Williams played in all 16 games in 2007, including nine starts. He set career highs with 51 tackles and 32 solo stops and tied his career high with seven sacks.

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