Top Dexter Williams News
Dexter Williams: Waived by Packers
Williams was waived by the Packers on Tuesday, Matt Lombardo of Heavy On Sports reports.
Williams failed to make the team after he turned 11 carries into 60 yards this preseason. Additionally, Ryan Wood of the Green Bay Press-Gazette reports that the running back isn't expected to return to Green Bay's practice squad, so he'll be looking for a new team.... See More ... See Less
Packers' Dexter Williams: Effective in second straight
Williams had five carries for 24 yards in Friday's preseason game against the Saints.
Williams has run the ball eight times through two exhibition contests, and he is averaging a healthy 6.6 yards per tote. While Williams has been effective, he did not take a carry until the second half in either game, and he remains fifth on the depth chart among healthy Packers running backs.... See More ... See Less
Packers' Dexter Williams: Returns to Green Bay
Williams signed a contract with the Packers on Wednesday, Ryan Wood of the Green Bay Press-Gazette reports.
Williams most recently played in the USFL for the Philadelphia Stars, but he started his professional career with the Packers. The 2019 sixth-round pick made seven appearances during his first two seasons with Green Bay, totaling 17 offensive snaps and 62 special-teams snaps. The Packers aren't planning on playing Aaron Jones or AJ Dillon during the preseason opener, and Kylin Hill (knee) remains on the PUP list, so the 25-year-old Williams will likely operate as an emergency back behind Patrick Taylor, Tyler Goodson and B.J. Baylor against the 49ers on Friday.... See More ... See Less
Browns' Dexter Williams: Returns from COVID-19 list
Williams (undisclosed) was activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list Monday, per the NFL's transaction log.
Williams was signed by the Browns off the Dolphins' practice squad Jan. 5, though he was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list the same day. His 2021 season is now over, though he did not appear in any games.... See More ... See Less
Browns' Dexter Williams: Signed to Browns' active roster
Williams (undisclosed) was signed by the Browns on Wednesday before promptly being placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list.
The running back was signed off of the Dolphins practice squad before being put on the COVID list. Williams has spent time with many practice squads this season but has yet to play a snap in 2021.... See More ... See Less
Dexter Williams: Joins Miami's practice squad
Williams was signed to the Dolphins' practice squad Monday, Marcel Louis-Jacques of ESPN.com reports.
Williams is a candidate to be promoted for Week 15 due to the lack of healthy running back depth currently on Miami's active roster. The third-year pro hasn't appeared in a game this season and has just 19 rushing yards on seven attempts during his NFL career.... See More ... See Less
Dexter Williams: Released from practice squad
Williams was released from the Browns' practice squad Tuesday, Marla Ridenour of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.
Williams was added to the Browns' practice squad while they dealt with a COVID-19 outbreak to their running back room. Now that Nick Chubb and Demetric Felton are back, Williams finds himself as the odd man out. In a corresponding move, Cleveland re-signed John Kelly to its practice squad.... See More ... See Less
Dexter Williams: Signs with practice squad
Williams was added to the Browns' practice squad Wednesday.
With Nick Chubb and Demetric Felton on the reserve/COVID-19 list, the Browns added Williams to provide some depth to their backfield. The 2019 sixth-round pick has spent time on both the Packers' and Giants' practice squads this season. Both Chubb and Felton could play in Sunday's contest if they are able to clear COVID-19 protocols, but it's possible Williams could split the backup role with Brian Hill in the event neither are cleared.... See More ... See Less
Dexter Williams: Cut from practice squad
Williams has been cut from the Giants' practice squad, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.
Williams rejoined the team's practice squad prior to Week 8. It was his second stint with the unit. He last suited up for a game in 2020 with the Packers.... See More ... See Less
Dexter Williams: Rejoins practice squad
The Giants re-signed Williams to the practice squad Friday, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.
Williams is set for his second stint on the Giants' practice squad this season. He hasn't suited up for NFL action since appearing in three games with the Packers in 2020.... See More ... See Less
Dexter Williams: Cut from practice squad
The Giants cut Williams from the practice squad Wednesday, Dan Salomone of the team's official site reports.
Williams appeared in seven total games with the Packers from 2019-20. Now that he's been cut loose by the Giants, the third-year pro will compete to latch on with another practice squad.... See More ... See Less
Dexter Williams: Waived by Packers
Williams was cut by the Packers on Tuesday, Ryan Wood of the Green Bay Press-Gazette reports.
The third-year running back running back ran for a respectable 4.8 yards on 17 carries over the Packers' three preseason games, but he resided at or near the bottom of the depth chart the entire time, and the Packers ultimately decided to drop the 2019 sixth-round pick. Only three running backs are likely to occupy spots on Green Bay's roster heading into Week 1, so Williams could take a place on the practice squad.... See More ... See Less
Packers' Dexter Williams: Unable to move up depth chart
Williams had eight carries for 22 yards in Saturday's preseason game against the Jets.
Williams got twice as many chances to run the ball as he did in the Packers' preseason opener, but he did not do much with the extra opportunities and remains in the fifth spot at his position on the depth chart with just one exhibition game remaining.... See More ... See Less
Packers' Dexter Williams: Seemingly last on depth chart
Williams had four carries for 32 yards in the Packers' preseason opener against the Texans.
Williams was the Packers' leading rusher on the night, but he did not receive a carry until the team's final drive, which -- per Matt Schneidman of The Athletic -- suggests he is currently in the fifth spot on the depth chart among the five running backs in camp.... See More ... See Less
Packers' Dexter Williams: Inks reserve/future deal
Williams has signed a reserve/future contract with the Packers.
Williams was just cut from the Packers' practice squad prior to their loss in the NFC Championship Game. His departure was used to add offensive line depth. He spent most of the 2020 season on Green Bay's practice squad, but he did ultimately suit up for three games and record eight yards on two rushes.... See More ... See Less
Dexter Williams: Shown door in Green Bay
Williams was cut from the Packers' practice squad Saturday.
Williams' departure opened a spot on the practice squad for punter Ryan Winslow. Williams, a 2019 sixth-round pick, played seven offensive snaps for the Packers this year, rushing twice for eight yards.... See More ... See Less
Dexter Williams: Reverts to practice squad
Williams reverted to the Packers' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.
Williams garnered four snaps on special teams and three more on offense during a Sunday night win over the Titans, but the 23-year-old didn't get any work on the ground as he did during his last appearance Week 9. A knee injury kept Williams on the practice squad injured list between Nov. 11 and Dec. 15, but now he's available once again to provide depth to Green Bay's backfield when called upon.... See More ... See Less
Packers' Dexter Williams: Elevated for Week 16
Williams was promoted to the Packers' active roster from the practice squad Saturday, Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com reports.
The 23-year-old is a gameday elevation for Sunday's matchup with the Titans as Jamaal Williams (quadriceps) is expected to be sidelined. Dexter Williams is unlikely to see many offensive opportunities behind Aaron Jones and AJ Dillon.... See More ... See Less
Dexter Williams: Shakes off injury
The Packers restored Williams (knee) from the practice squad injured list Tuesday.
Williams has recovered from the sprained MCL he suffered during a win over San Francisco in Week 9. He'll likely remain on the practice squad unless one of Aaron Jones, Jamaal Williams or AJ Dillon picks up an injury.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 5-11, 212 lbs|
|Birthplace: Winter Garden, FL|
|School: Notre Dame|