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PAT WILLIAMS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Rebuilt line once again foundation for Vikings defense

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. --€“ Everson Griffen stepped into the considerable shoes of Jared Allen. Sharrif Floyd indeed became the replacement for Kevin Williams. Linval Joseph finally filled the long-vacant role of Pat Williams. The Minnesota Vikings' defensive line went through its much-expected transition this offseason. Jared Allen appreciated Minnesota honoring the end of his contract...
Via Fox Sports North
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Don’t give up on Gordon just quite yet

Don’t give up on Gordon just quite yet Ok, the NFL upheld Josh Gordon’s one-year suspension for violating the substance abuse policy. This isn’t terribly surprising news – and it doesn’t mean you should necessarily give up on his 2014 season just quite yet. Remember back in 2008 when the league tried to suspend Pat and Kevin Williams for taking a banned diuretic. They took...
Via Zone Blitz
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Getting to know new Seahawks DT Kevin Williams

On June 12, the Seahawks signed defensive tackle Kevin Williams to a 1-year/$2.1M contract. It’s the first time in Williams’ eleven-year career that he will suit up in something other than Vikings purple. Williams is 33 years old right now and will be 34 at the start of the season. It’s been three seasons since the other half of the vaunted “Williams Wall,” Pat Williams...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Do The Minnesota Vikings Hate Old People?

Former Minnesota Vikings great defensive tackle, Kevin Williams, made some radio rounds this week when he appeared on Sirius CM’s NFL Channel Tuesday. The former stalwart in the middle of the Vikings defense has yet to find a new home for himself after the new Mike Zimmer-led coaching staff let him go heading into the 2014 season. In doing so, they felt compelled to free up their...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Linval Jospeh Finds Inspiration in Fat Pat Williams

Linval Jospeh, the Minnesota Vikings newest defensive tackle, is a big man. He’s listed as being 6’4″, 328 pounds, and that’s probably a lie. Do defensive tackles lie about their weight like girls do? If so, he’s got to AT LEAST be pushing like 600 then. But his size and presence in the middle is something the Viking shave not seen since the likes of former defensive tackle...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Joseph had perfect idol for new role with Vikings

Among the most gregarious players to step inside the Minnesota Vikings' locker room in recent years, few could match up with Pat Williams' presence -- both physically and in spirit. Williams was every bit of 330 pounds, despite his listed weight of 317 pounds. Big was also a good description for his loquaciousness. Williams, with his Louisiana drawl, loved to talk. Minnesota has...
Via Fox Sports North
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jared Allen, Kevin Williams looking at final days together in Minnesota

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- When Jared Allen arrived in Minnesota in 2008, he was an electric pass rusher coming over in a big pre-draft trade from the Kansas City Chiefs with a league-leading 15.5 sacks. Kevin Williams was the star of the Vikings' defensive line; already a three-time, first-team All-Pro and one part of the "Williams Wall" with Pat Williams. Kevin Williams was quick...
Via Fox Sports North
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Kevin Williams reflecting on 11 seasons with Vikes

Kevin Williams has never been incredibly loquacious in public. He has always preferred to use that syrupy Arkansas drawl to talk about the game and not much else, batting away attention like he brushes aside a center on his way to the quarterback. As his 11th, and possibly last, season with the Minnesota Vikings enters the final quarter, Williams' tune is starting to change. The...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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