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SYLVESTER WILLIAMS RUMORS

In Their Words: The man in the middle

Sylvester Williams has waited two years for this opportunity. Sure, he appeared in all 16 regular season games in 2014, starting 13 of them, but he was never the man in the middle. In Jack Del Rio’s 4-3 defense, Williams shared that role with Terrance Knighton, who often overshadowed the young defensive tackle. At 6-foot-3 and exceeding 335 pounds, Knighton overshadows most everyone...
Via Mile High Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Gary Kubiak impressed with Sylvester Williams’ drive

Gary Kubiak‘s an interesting head coach. He does things his way, like pulling players from practice early or even sitting one of the greatest quarterbacks in the history of the league to save his energy for later in the season. Of course, any time a coach mentions a player by name in his news conference after practice, unprovoked, is never a bad thing (as Kubiak did with Sylvester...
Via BSN Denver
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Nose-Tackle Position Could be Make or Break For Denver’s Defense

Knighton, who was one of the best run-stuffing defensive linemen in the NFL last year, was an anchor for that formidable run defense. Are Knighton’s successors ready to pick up where he left off?2013 first round pick Sylvester Williams hasn’t lived up to his billing during his rookie and sophomore seasons.Williams never looked comfortable in the Broncos' old 4-3 defense and was...
Via Pro Football Spot
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos position breakdown: Williams, Kollar key to defensive line

The expectations are there. So is the chance to become a star. Sylvester Williams knows this is his time to shine. If the new Denver Broncos starting defensive tackle does not deliver, this could be it for the third-year player from North Carolina. The biggest reason Williams will not only succeed but flourish is the coaches he will work with. Namely new defensive line coach Bill...
Via BSN Denver
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Can Sylvester Williams Live Up to Broncos Expectations?

When the Denver Broncos selected Sylvester Williams with the 28th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, they did so with the intention that he would some day become the anchor of their defensive line. As a rookie, Williams was a rotational player behind starters Terrance Knighton and Kevin Vickerson, but when Vickerson went down with a season-ending injury, Williams was pushed into...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Diamonds in the Rough: Sylvester Williams

Welcome to our newest series here at ThatsGoodBroncos.com. It's called "Denver Diamonds In The Rough". It's a series that will spotlight young players, who might still be in development, but who have all of the tools to become stars in the NFL.This week's player is: Sylvester “Sly” WilliamsPre-College yearsSylvester Williams was born on November 21, 1988 in St. Louis Missouri...
Via Pro Football Spot
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos: Seven round mock draft 4.0

Only eight days left until the NFL Draft and the Denver Broncos appear to be preparing for certain players to fall in the first round. They are bringing in players like C.J. Mosley and Justin Gilbert for visits; two players who seem destined to be gone before the 20th selection let alone the 31st selection. Maybe it is because they couldn’t believe that Sylvester Williams fell...
Via isportsweb.com
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft Grade A Day | Denver Broncos

POINTS SCALE Round 1: 0-5 Round 2: 0-4 Round 3: 0-3 Round 4: 0-2 Round 5: 0-1 Round 6 & 7: Same system as undrafted. Points only awarded if player was productive, no scale.   Round 1 – Sylvester Williams DT, UNC Analysis - Williams was disappointing with just 19 tackles and 2 sacks. The Broncos had to be hoping for more from their first rounder. Score 2.5/5 Round 2...
Via DraftSeason
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos: Grading Their 2013 Draft Class After Year One

Overall Grade - B (R1) DT Sylvester Williams – DWilliams was brought in to bring the interior line more balance against the run, but mainly to give a potential pass-rushing presence with the interior as well. Williams struggled last season plain and simple.  Aside from two solid games in December (vs. Oakland and Houston) he didn’t put up any impressive numbers and was shut...
Via Football Nation
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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