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The Chicago Bears have cut their former 2008 number one draft pick offensive lineman Chris Williams.
Williams came into the league with high hopes and a bucketful of potential.
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Chris Williams was drafted by the Bears 14th overall in the 2008 NFL Draft. On July 23, 2008, it was announced that he had signed a five year contract with the Bears. Williams missed the camp’s first weekend after sustaining a minor back injury.He was later diagnosed with separate injury, a herniated disc, which required minor surgery to repair.Since then Williams started the 2010...
According to Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times, the Bears have terminated the contract of former first round pick Chris Williams.Williams was the 14th overall pick in the 2008 draft. He was supposed to come in and help strengthen a weak offensive line that’s still bad to this day..The Bears filled Williams’ roster spot by re-signing cornerback Zack Bowman.
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The Chicago Bears have cut their former 2008 number one draft pick offensive lineman Chris Williams.Williams came into the league with high hopes and a bucketful of potential. He has spent his time in the league under the tutelage of Mike Tice who has never been wildly successful in the league. Before taking over as [...]
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As part of the fallout from the release of former first round OT Chris Williams, the Chicago Bears signed T Cory Brandon to the practice squad today. Brandon gives the Bears another developmental prospect to work with on the offensive line. Brandon spent the 2012 preseason with Chicago after entering the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Tampa [...]
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