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The Latest: Browns start spending by extending guard Bitonio

The Latest on NFL free agency (all times Eastern): 1:25 p.m. Before throwing money around in free agency, the Browns tossed some big bucks at one of their own. Cleveland signed left guard Joel Bitonio to a 5-year contract extension Thursday, locking up a player the Browns feel can help their climb from a new low point following a 1-15 season. Although Bitonio's past two seasons...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest: Jets put tenders on 2 restricted free agents

The Latest on NFL free agency (all times Eastern): 1:01 p.m. The New York Jets have given second-round tenders to center Wesley Johnson and cornerback Marcus Williams, both restricted free agents. The second-round tenders, which came a few hours before the NFL's free agency period started Thursday, are each worth $2.7 million. The Jets would receive that amount for each in compensation...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Quinn praises former UDFA WR Nick Williams

When Dan Quinn took over for the Atlanta Falcons, it was obvious that new players would step up and carve out roles for themselves. One of those players? Former undrafted free agent wide receiver Nick Williams.While Williams is only 24 currently, he's getting strong reviews from coaches, specifically head coach Dan Quinn, according to Andrew Hirsh of“I think...
Via FOX Sports
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons Try Out WR Nick Williams

Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reports that the Falcons brought in WR Nick Williams for a tryout this week. Atlanta is dealing with a few injuries at receive including WR Harry Douglas (foot) and WR Devin Hester (hamstring). However, it seems more likely that they would sign either WR Ryan Spadola or WR Bernard Reedy in the event that they wanted to add another receiver...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Promote Akeem Davis; Cut Nick Williams, Richard Crawford From Practice Squad

Redskins Promote Akeem Davis; Cut Nick Williams, Richard Crawford From Practice Squad The Washington Redskins made some roster moves on Tuesday. After placing defensive tackle Barry Cofield on the short-term injured reserve list, the Redskins promoted safety Akeem Davis from the practice squad to the 53-man roster. Davis was originally on the 53 roster but [...]
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins release WR Nick Williams from practice squad; work out tight ends

The Washington Redskins have released wide receiver Nick Williams from their practice, according to multiple reports. Two sources tell @ESPNRadio980 that WR Nick Williams has been released from the #Redskins practice squad. Skins looking for bigger WR's. — Chris Russell (@Russellmania980) September 9, 2014 Williams appeared in five games last season after being promoted from the...
Via KCM Sports
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers 2013 Draft Class Review – DE Nick Williams

By Matthew Marczi It has been a theme for many years that, aside from the occasional special teams contributions, rookies on the Pittsburgh Steelers, including even first-round draft picks, rarely contribute during their first season. That has been especially true over the years on defense, though less so on offense. That pattern changed somewhat in 2013 due to a variety of circumstances...
Via Steelers Depot
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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