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...
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...
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.
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...