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New DT Williams says he 'felt right at home' in Oakland

Dan Williams won 11 games with the Arizona Cardinals last year. He just joined a team that won that many in the past three seasons combined.But after five years in the league, the 330-pound tackle needed a challenge. He saw no better place to do that than with the Raiders."You knew it was going to be a good change that was about to come, and I just felt right at home," Williams told...
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July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders seven round mock draft 2.0

I did a mock draft a little over a week ago and with the draft a couple of days away, I have decided to do a second version slightly changing things up. Here we go: Round One – Leonard Williams This pick is the same and for a simple reason. I believe Williams is easily one of the top two players in this draft (with Amari Cooper being the other). As I have noted many times,  believe...
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April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders conservative approach in free agency is smart

This year’s free agency period has been the most exciting and crazy it probably has ever been. Trades left and right, players moving all over the place and longtime franchise players being released. For the Oakland Raiders, this free agency period was supposed to be their chance to spend big money and bring hope back to the silver and black fan base. Since 2002 the Oakland Raiders...
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders sign DT Dan Williams

After it became clear that the Raiders, loaded with cap space and dealing with a huge hole at defensive tackle, would not land Ndamukong Suh, speculation immediately tied Terrance Knighton to the Raiders. It made sense given that Knighton had broken out as one of the better defensive tackles in the NFL over the past 2 seasons under new Oakland head coach Jack Del Rio’s tutelage...
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Where Might Dan Williams Play in 2015?

The Cardinals defense could undergo a massive reconstruction for the 2015 season and part of that could be with free agent nose tackle Dan Williams signing with another team. That team could be the Washington Redskins, according to Kevin Sheehan of ESPN 980 in Washington DC on Twitter. If #Cardinals NT Dan Williams makes it to FA open market next wk., #Redskins will be interested...
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March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals Free Agency Profile: Alameda Ta'amu

Alameda Ta’amuFree Agency Status:Restricted Free Agent2014 Contract:$570,000Why they must keep him:With Dan Williams being a free agent, The Cardinals could look to Ta’amu as a cheaper replacement at the nose tackle position. The Cardinals have great depth along the defensive line, but if they decide to let Williams walk, they’re going to need a big wide body to hammer down...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals Offseason Review: Dan Williams

Dan WilliamsHeight: 6’2 Weight: 327 D.O.B.: June 1, 1987 (27)School: Tennessee Experience: 5 Position: DTGoing Into Season:Williams was a big part of the stout Cardinals run defense that was the best in the NFL in 2013. Williams plugged up the middle of the interior line and made it hard for running backs to get through.Going into 2014, his role would be no different, as he would...
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February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals Free Agency Profile: Dan Williams

Free Agency Status:Unrestricted Free Agent2014 Contract:$990,000 base salary; $2,185,000 total cap hitWhy they must keep him:In recent years, the Arizona Cardinals have had one of the most formidable rushing defenses in the NFL. Nose tackle Dan Williams has played a substantial role in Arizona’s success and has the statistics to back it up.The 330 pound lineman has been the run...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Quotable: Dan Williams described in one word

Arizona Cardinals defensive tackle Dan Williams is a big guy. He has to be in order to survive the pounding that he takes each play on the line.  Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians summed up Williams in one unusual word. “I thought Dan Williams looked as sexy in a run test as he’s ever looked,”  Arians said Friday in an Adam Green article on That’s not...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 Players who must step up for the Arizona Cardinals this season

Let’s take a look at the top five players who need to step up for the Arizona Cardinals in 2014. 5. Dan Williams The 26th selection of the 2010 NFL Draft, Williams has yet to live up to his draft status and his potential as an elite run-stuffing tackle in the Cardinals 3-4 defensive scheme. Williams has shown flashes throughout his four seasons in the NFL, but has never really...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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