Originally posted on FatManWriting  |  Last updated 5/25/13
Ryan Williams looked like the real deal in his one full season at Virginia Tech. Even in his abbreviated second season he didn't look half bad. His short professional career has been something else entirely. While injuries have had a lot to do with his limited success in the NFL, a recent admission puts his future potential in a dark light. I can't get hurt while I'm carrying pads... Williams missed his rookie season due to injury after rupturing his patella tendon in a preseason game. So when the 2012 season kicked off the Cardinals still didn't know what they had in Williams. What they say during the first few weeks of the '12 season--where the Cardinals actually won four in a row--certainly wasn't very encouraging. Through five games he had 58 carries for a paltry 164 yards averaging a bland 2.8 yards a carry. Recently Williams decided to share a big reason why he did not play well. He was scared. Yes, sports fans, a professional football player admitted to pla...
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