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Ryan Williams - #34 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 9"/ 207 lbs.
Birthday 04/09/1990
Birthplace Cold Spring, NY
College Virginia Tech
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 2nd round, 6th pick by Cardinals

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Att Yds TD
58 164 0

Report: Cardinals pursue Butler for defensive coordinator job

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
The Cardinals are pursuing Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler to be their new defensive coordinator, according to NFL Network's Jason La Canfora.

Cardinals have big plans for top four 2010 draft picks

Posted Feb. 01, 2011 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
While the Cardinals have only just begun to formulate their plans for the upcoming draft, team insiders believe the team will be counting on significant contributions in 2011 from their top four picks in last year's draft.

If coaching in ’11, LeBeau says it will be in Pittsburgh

Posted Jan. 26, 2011 @ 7:03 p.m. ET
Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau scuttled an ESPN report that he was considering going to another team after his contract expires following Super Bowl XLV.

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.

Fitzgerald among four named to Pro Bowl

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 11:29 p.m. ET
Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald, Chiefs FS Eric Berry, Chiefs LB Tamba Hali and Saints SS Roman Harper were all named to the Pro Bowl on Sunday.

Whisenhunt's choice for D-coordinator doubtful

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 2:28 a.m. ET
Although Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt covets Steelers LB coach Keith Butler as his new defensive coordinator, Butler is likely to remain in Pittsburgh, according to NFC West Whispers.

Dockett replaces Williams on NFC Pro Bowl team

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 6:01 p.m. ET
Cardinals DT Darnell Dockett has been added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster, replacing Kevin Williams of the Vikings.

'DRC' biggest defensive disappointment for Cardinals

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 7:47 p.m. ET
The most disappointing Cardinals defender this season according to our sources was CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, who came nowhere close to being the elite shutdown corner many predicted he would become after making the Pro Bowl last season.

Cardinals need O-line help, especially at guard

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
We hear the Cardinals view the offensive line as a major area of need, especially at guard, where veteran OLG Alan Faneca is considering retirement, and ORG Deuce Lutui could be a free agent who isn't going to come ...

Cardinals interview Manusky for DC job

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
49ers defensive coordinator Greg Manusky is interviewing for the Cardinals' vacant defensive coordinator position.

Report: Cardinals talking contract with Fitzgerald

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 10:31 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have reportedly opened talks with WR Larry Fitzgerald, whose current contract expires after the 2011 season.

Could Orton be headed to Arizona?

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 3:46 a.m. ET
It's much too early to call it anything more than a rumor, but one team insider says that Broncos QB Kyle Orton would make perfect sense for the QB-needy Cardinals, according to NFC West Whispers.

Cardinals fire defensive coordinator Davis

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 8:39 p.m. ET
The Cardinals fired defensive coordinator Bill Davis on Thursday after his second season in the position.

Cardinals could make major changes at linebacker

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 8:56 p.m. ET
With the exception of quarterback, the position that could change the most for the Cardinals is linebacker, where we hear it's possible only one of the four LBs who began the season as a starter (Paris Lenon) could return ...

49ers top Cards with big offensive show

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 8:20 p.m. ET
Alex Smith threw a 59-yard touchdown pass to Vernon Davis in what likely was the quarterback's final game with the 49ers, and San Francisco beat Arizona 38-7 on Sunday in a matchup for last place in the awful NFC ...

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Oct. 09, 2012
The Cardinals announced Tuesday that they are putting running back Ryan Williams on injured reserve with a left shoulder injury, officially ending his season. Coach Ken Whisenhunt had said Monday that Williams' injury would put him out for the remainder of the year.||||||| Williams' injury, the result of a hard hit during Thursday night's loss at St. Louis, was another blow to an already struggling running game. Arizona was already without Beanie Wells until at least Thanksgiving weekend because of a severe turf toe injury. The Cardinals rank 31st out of 32 NFL teams in yards rushing per game at 63.4. Only Oakland's 60.8 is worse.
Posted Oct. 08, 2012
The Arizona Cardinals' already embattled running game has taken a severe blow with the announcement that Williams is out for the season with a left shoulder injury that will require surgery.||||||| The Cardinals already are without Beanie Wells until at least Thanksgiving weekend because of a severe turf toe injury. The hard-luck Williams missed all of his rookie season a year ago with a torn patella tendon. He injured his shoulder on a hard hit during last Thursday night's loss at St. Louis.
Posted Oct. 05, 2012
Williams had 14 carries for 33 yards in Thursday's 17-3 loss to St. Louis.||||||| Williams' 164 yards are 30th in the league, and is average of 2.8 yards per carry is 44th among the 49 players with at least 6.25 attempts per game.
Posted Oct. 04, 2012
Williams was injured Thursday night when he took a hit to the helmet at the end of a run against the St. Louis Rams.||||||| Williams gained 12 yards on the play early in the fourth quarter before being hit by Darian Stewart. Williams slammed his helmet down after reaching the sideline.
Posted Sept. 26, 2012
With Beanie Wells expected to miss at least seven games, the Cardinals will lean heavily on second-year pro Ryan Williams, who had been splitting time with Wells.||||||| Williams rushed for 83 yards on 13 carries against Philadelphia last Sunday.

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