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DAN WILLIAMS RUMORS & GOSSIP

What Raiders defensive line coach Jethro Franklin needs to focus on

Everyone knows that a defense’s success starts at the line. In 2014, the Raiders defensive was routinely unsuccessful. It was difficult to watch, game after game, being dominated at the line of scrimmage. New DL coach Jethro Franklin is in a rough spot. He has to craft something to help out the other seven players on the defense. Raider Nation wants a better defensive front. Here’s...
Via cover32
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Which Raider Has the Best/Worst Contract?

Best: Derek Carr View image | gettyimages.com Derek Carr has been dubbed the savior of the Oakland Raiders.  He played excellent football this season while surrounded by a pretty weak core on offense. Carr signed a rookie deal worth about 5.3 million over 4 seasons.  This is a small price to pay for a franchise Quarterback (hopefully). Sure, Carr still has to continue...
Via TopSportsReport
11 days ago  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

How Much Has the Oakland Raiders Defense Improved?

In the midst of a hectic free agency period, the crew at TopSportsReport decided that it was time to take a deep look at the roster shifts occurring and determine which teams are getting better and which teams are getting worse.  To present these opinions, I have decided to write a defensive power rankings article.  In this article, I go team by team and discuss each teams’...
Via TopSportsReport
16 days ago  |  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...
Via The Football Fan Spot
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders Signing DL Dan Williams & LB Curtis Lofton

Michael C. Wright reports that the Raiders are signing DL Dan Williams and LB Curtis Lofton to contract. Williams, 27, is a former first round pick of the Cardinals back in 2010. He played out his five-year, $8,985,000 rookie contract that included $6,880,000 guaranteed with the Raiders and was one of the best available defensive linemen. Last year, Williams ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
20 days ago  |  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...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
28 days ago  |  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...
Via Pro Football Spot
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...
Via Pro Football Spot
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...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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