IAN WILLIAMS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Reserve/NFI designation means Ian Williams out for season

The 49ers placed nose tackle Ian Williams on the reserve/non-football injury list Saturday, a move that created a roster spot for offensive tackle Anthony Davis to be moved from reserve/retired to the active roster. The reserve/NFI Williams designation means Williams, a run stuffer and productive player when healthy, is out for the season. Williams agreed…
Via Pro Football Talk
29 days ago

49ers defenders Bowman, Williams return to Seattle at last

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Ian Williams passed NaVorro Bowman in the locker room earlier this week and reminded his teammate they would be returning to Seattle's home field and the scene of major injuries from the 2013 season that temporarily derailed their careers. ''I was like, `We're back, we're live up there, we're back,''' Williams said of finally being able to play again at...
Via Associated Press
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers activate NT Dorsey, place Ian Williams on IR

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) The San Francisco 49ers have activated nose tackle Glenn Dorsey following his 21-day evaluation window, putting him in position to play for the first time Sunday against Washington if he's deemed ready. Dorsey tore his left biceps Aug. 1 and required surgery. He was placed on the injured reserve/designated to return list with the hopes he would be able to...
Via Associated Press
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers To Activate DL Glenn Dorsey, Place NT Ian Williams On I.R.

Update: The San Francisco have already announced the roster moves. The #49ers have activated DL Glenn Dorsey to the 53-man roster and placed NT Ian Williams on IR. pic.twitter.com/AirMOJS8RU — San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) November 17, 2014 ———- 49ers HC Jim Harbaugh told reporters on Monday that they play to active DL Glenn Dorsey from the injured reserve list, per Janie...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers NT Ian Williams Will Miss “At Least A Month” With A Broken Leg

Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports, citing a league source, reports that 49ers NT Ian Williams is out indefinitely with a broken leg. According to Getlin, Williams will not require surgery on his leg injury, but the overall expectation is that he will miss “at least a month.” Head coach Jim Harbaugh mentioned after Sunday’s win over the Saints that Williams had a leg fracture...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers NT Williams taking steps toward return to field

  After three years and six NFL games, San Francisco nose tackle Ian Williams finally got his first pro start. It lasted less than a half. Williams earned the start on the road against the Seattle Seahawks in Week 2 last year, the culmination of a training camp competition with veteran Glenn Dorsey. During the defense's second series, Williams sustained a fractured left ankle, the...
Via Associated Press
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers' Ian Williams taking steps toward return

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) After three years and six NFL games, San Francisco nose tackle Ian Williams finally got his first pro start. It lasted less than a half. Williams earned the start on the road against the Seattle Seahawks in Week 2 last year, the culmination of a training camp competition with veteran Glenn Dorsey. During the defense's second series, Williams sustained a...
Via Associated Press
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Activate NT Ian Williams From PUP List

  The San Francisco 49ers announced that they have activated NT Ian Williams from the active/PUP list, making him eligible to participate immediately. Williams, a fourth-year player out of Notre Dame, emerged as one of the biggest stories of 49ers’ camp in 2013, beating out NT Glenn Dorsey for the starting job. Unfortunately, Williams went down in week 2 with a season ending ankle...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Could Field Trade Offers For NTs Glenn Dorsey Or Ian Williams?

  Matt Barrows of Sacramento Bee writes that the 49ers could consider fielding trade offers for one of their nose tackles – Glenn Dorsey or Ian Williams. Barrows points out that the 49ers only employ a nose tackle on around 40 percent of their defensive plays, but Dorsey and Williams are both starting-caliber players. On top of that, Barrows mentions that Quinton Dial has...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers can make a good situation better at DT

This year’s NFL draft could go down as one of the deepest ever for defensive tackles. From Daquan Jones, to Will Sutton and Louis Nix, the class of 2014 is loaded with big-bodied, agile space eaters who can clog running lanes, shed blocks and command double teams. Many of whom could be classified as pass rushers — a unicorn-like distinction. cover32′s Buck Stanton had the...
Via cover32 - 49ers
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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