Seahawks wide receiver Stephen Williams suffered a concussion on his second
play from scrimmage during Thursday’s preseason finale against the Oakland
Raiders, according to Jayson Jenks of the Seattle Times. Williams has been
impressive this preseason and looks like he will make the Seahawks final 53-man
roster. The severity of the concussion is currently unknown, but Williams was
seen on the sidelines following the injury so it doesn’t appear to be too
serious. There is currently no timetable for his return, though he will be
subjected to the NFL’s concussion guidelines.
spent time with the Arizona Cardinals prior to his arrival in Seattle. He has
been steadily touted for his ability to get deep and create separation in
practice and the preseason, though he has been unable to duplicate this success
during the regular season to date. This eventually led to his release from
Now with the
Seattle Seahawks, Williams has again displayed his playmaking prowess
throughout the preseason. He appears to have done enough to solidify a spot
with the Seahawks this year, particularly following the injury to recently
acquired superstar receiver Percy Harvin. If Williams can continue to build a
rapport between himself and Russell Wilson, then Seattle could field some
interesting offensive packages in 2013.
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