SYLVESTER WILLIAMS RUMORS
Denver's top draft pick, Sylvester Williams, signed a four-year, $7.6 million deal Thursday, completing an unlikely path from 19-year-old factory worker to NFL riches at 24.
Williams' deal includes a $3.9 million signing bonus and another $2.2 million in guarantees.
The 313-pound defensive tackle from North Carolina will vie for a starting job with veterans Kevin Vickerson...
An abundance of riches on offense. An abundance of bigness on defense.
The Denver Broncos added another big defensive tackle in the draft Thursday and felt like they got a big bargain, as well, when they chose 313-pound Sylvester Williams of North Carolina in the first round.
A team that's all but set on offense with Peyton Manning, Wes Welker and company was thought to be...
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April 26, 2013
The VitalsNFL Team: Denver BroncosPick No: 28Player Name: Sylvester WilliamsPosition: Defensive TackleSchool: North CarolinaHeight/Weight: 6'3", 313 How is the fit?Defensive tackle has been a hole for the Broncos for the last couple of seasons.They re-signed Kevin Vickerson and picked up Terrance Knighton in free agency during this offseason. Williams is a good value at...
Sylvester Williams DT from the University of North Carolina. I like that he did it in a non-traditional way. Again more big men being picked in the first round. How important is that line now.
Williams played football for one season in high school, and started only one game. Not being recruited by college programs, he assembled radiator parts for 18-wheelers before deciding...
PICK: Sylvester Williams, DT, North CarolinaANALYSIS: As Mel Kiper just said, Williams was the last of the big 4 defensive tackles. Williams has been mocked as high as 18 to the Cowboys, but this is a better area for him. Denver was certainly in need of a DT, and I think the decision came down to Williams or DE Tank Carradine. Both are decent value's here, so they had a tough...
The following is the 4th in a series of draft profiles for the 1st round pick for the Dallas Cowboys. These profiles are put together with the specific needs of the Cowboys in mind, and is an attempt to examine their resumes and game tape to get an idea of who might fit in best with Dallas come draft day. Surely, circumstances will dictate what actually happens on that day, but we...
North Carolina DT Sylvester Williams
Green Bay Packers NFL Draft prospect profile: Defensive Tackle Sylvester Williams
Sylvester Williams, Defensive Tackle, University of North Carolina
6’3″, 305 pounds
Hometown: Jefferson City, MO
40 time: 4.99
225-pound bench: 27 reps
Vertical: 26 1/2″
News and Notes:
After nearly giving up on...
Sylvester Williams/North Carolina: Skills/Attributes: Consistently gets his hands up to disrupt throwing lanes. Lacks closing speed, if he gets into a footrace to try and get his man, he will lose. Very effective penetrator as a rusher, utilizes powerful hands, leverage, and a variety of moves to get where he wants to go. Does [...]
North Carolina defensive tackle Sylvester Williams is in Mobile, Ala. this week to play in the Senior Bowl. Williams is currently projected as a second to third round draft pick... not bad for a young man who once found himself daydreaming about football while building truck radiators in a factory.
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In four of the last five years, North Carolina has produced a first round pick in the NFL draft. 2013 should be no different. UNC may never ascend to the top of the NCAA rankings, or even the ACC standings, but year after year they produce top NFL talent. Tune in this Saturday at 3:30 p.m. on NESNplus to see the Tar Heels (2-2) take on Idaho (0-4) at Kenan Memorial Stadium in Chapel...