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Lions sign Williams, fill void left by Ngata exit

Defensive tackle Sylvester Williams, who was released by the Titans after one season of a three-year deal, will help the Lions fill a void created by the departure of Haloti Ngata.
1 day ago

Lions sign Sylvester Williams

The Lions are beefing up the middle of their defensive line. Sylvester Williams, a free agent defensive tackle who played last season for the Titans, has signed with the Lions. The 29-year-old Williams was the Broncos’ first-round draft pick in 2013 and spent four years in Denver before going to Tennessee last year. Williams signed [more]
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

Lions searching for defensive tackles

The Lions are scouring the defensive tackle market. They’re expected to bring in free agents Johnathan Hankins and Alan Branch for visits and former Titans defensive tackle Sylvester Williams is also on their radar, Field Yates of ESPN.com tweets. Meanwhile, they’re working on a deal with former Pats defensive tackle Ricky Jean-Francois, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (on Twitter...
Via Pro Football Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Broncos DT Sylvester Williams says starting job is Mark Sanchez's to lose

There has been quite the hype coming from the Denver Broncos camp that Mark Sanchez has some serious competition for the starting quarterback gig. Despite the rumblings that Trevor Siemian has a legitimate shot at becoming the team’s starter, defensive tackle Sylvester Williams is not buying into it. He threw his support to team Sanchez during an interview with Sirius XM NFL Radio...
Via Sportsnaut
July 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Sylvester Williams believes Denver can replicate their early season success over the Patriots

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Sylvester Williams joined The Nosebleed Section to discuss the AFC Championship game versus the New England Patriots. After losing to the Broncos...
Via Mile High Sports
January 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos Sylvester Williams fined for hit on Matthew Stafford

  Defense isn’t cheap. #broncos Sylvester Williams told me he was fined for unnecessary roughness. He’s appealing it DThomas not expected to be fined — Troy Renck (@TroyRenck) September 30, 2015 Williams told Renck that he would be appealing his $8,681 fine he received from the NFL. Williams hit Matthew Stafford as he was sliding towards the ground in the third quarter of the Broncos...
Via BSN Denver
September 30, 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

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 to...
Via isportsweb.com
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos not looking back

What a week. Football is back, and life is alright again. Last night, I got filled up on smoked chicken and a few Bud Lights and got to watch the Montana Grizzlies beat Appalachian State 30-6 under the lights of the Big Sky. Well, more accurately, under the newly installed stadium lights. Having said that, I have neglected the Denver Broncos this week. I got updates on my phone...
Via isportsweb.com
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Getting To Know The Denver Broncos Rookies: Sylvester Williams

Sylvester Williams (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images) Defensive tackle Sylvester Williams clearly made his impression on the Denver Broncos being a 6’3” 313 pound defensive tackle from North Carolina. After his one season at Jefferson City High School in Missouri, he said he was done with football and was working in a factory after graduation. Clearly Williams wasn’t satisfied...
Via isportsweb.com
June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

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