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Giants' Nick Williams: Moves to IR
The Giants placed Williams (biceps) on injured reserve Monday.
Williams suffered a biceps injury during the Week 8 matchup against Seattle, and he's since been placed on IR and will now miss at least the next four games as a result. With both Azeez Ojulari (calf) and D.J. Davidson (knee) also recently placed on injured reserve, Jihad Ward, Dexter Lawrence and Leonard Williams are in line to play expanded roles on New York's defensive front heading into Sunday's game versus Houston.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Nick Williams: Done for season
Coach Brian Daboll said Tuesday that Williams (biceps) won't play for the remainder of the 2022 season, Dan Duggan of The Athletic reports.
Williams sustained a biceps injury in Week 8 at Seattle, and that injury will apparently keep him sidelined for the rest of the year. In his absence, veteran Justin Ellis should see significantly more work at defensive tackle.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Nick Williams: Won't return Sunday
Williams (biceps) was ruled out for the remainder of Sunday's game against the Seahawks, Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com reports.
Williams logged one tackle before exiting in the first half of this contest, and his absence will leave the Giants' defensive line under-manned with D.J. Davidson (knee) and Azeez Ojulari (calf) both already out on IR. Williams recorded 14 tackles and two passes defended on 208 defensive snaps over the first seven games of the season, and his next opportunity to play will come in Week 10 following the Giants' upcoming bye.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Nick Williams: Exits with injury
Williams (biceps) is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Seahawks, Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com reports.
Williams went down with an apparent biceps injury late in the first quarter before heading to the Giants' locker room, according to Dan Duggan of The Athletic. With the defensive lineman out, expect Justin Ellis and Elerson Smith to see increased usage against Seattle.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Nick Williams: Staying with Big Blue
Williams re-signed with the Giants on Wednesday, Dan Salomone of the team's official site reports.
Tom Rock of Newsday reports that Williams was previously released by the Giants on Wednesday before he quickly rejoined on a new deal as part of the team's roster maneuvering later in the day. The 32-year-old, who started all but one of his 31 games over the past two seasons with the Lions, should play a reserve role on the interior of New York's defensive line in 2022.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Nick Williams: Signs with Giants
Williams signed a contract with the Giants on Tuesday, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.
Williams started all 17 games with the Lions last season, registering 27 tackles including a half-sack while also deflecting a pass. He will now provide an additional veteran presence to the Giants' defensive line.... See More ... See Less
Lions' Nick Williams: No injury designation
Williams (knee) doesn't have an injury designation ahead of Sunday's game against the Rams.
Williams was unable to practice Wednesday due to a knee injury, but he shed his injury designation by logging a full practice session Friday. Across the last two weeks, he's racked up six tackles (four solo).... See More ... See Less
Lions' Nick Williams: Nursing knee injury
Williams didn't practice Wednesday due to a knee injury.
Williams exited Sunday's loss to the Bengals with an ankle injury, but he's now sitting out practice due to a knee issue. The 31-year-old will likely need to practice Thursday or Friday to have a chance of suiting up this weekend versus the Rams.... See More ... See Less
Lions' Nick Williams: Questionable to return
Williams (ankle) is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Bengals.
Losing Williams would be a big blow to the Lions' defensive unit, and it remains to be seen if he'll be back before the game comes to an end. Expect Levi Onwuzurike to take his place while he's being evaluated.... See More ... See Less
Lions' Nick Williams: Active against San Francisco
Williams (COVID-19 list) is active Sunday against the 49ers.
Williams was activated from the COVID-19 list earlier this week and will be part of the active roster for the season opener, though it remains to be seen just how big of a role he'll have. The veteran defensive end notched 23 tackles (12 solo) through 14 games with the Lions last season, and it's possible his role grows heading into the 2021 campaign.... See More ... See Less
Lions' Nick Williams: Comes off COVID list
The Lions activated Williams (undisclosed) from the reserve/COVID-19 list Thursday, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports.
Williams spent roughly 10 days away from the practice field while progressing through the league's COVID-19 protocols. The veteran defensive end notched 23 tackles (12 solo) through 14 games with the Lions last season, and it's possible his role grows heading into the 2021 campaign.... See More ... See Less
Lions' Nick Williams: Placed on COVID list
Williams was placed on the Lions' reserve/COVID list Monday.
Williams, when healthy, is expected to once again provide depth at defensive end for Detroit. He recorded 22 tackles (11 solo) and one sack across 14 games for the team last season. He will need to pass all the league's protocols before returning to camp.... See More ... See Less
Lions' Nick Williams: Questionable to return
Williams left Sunday's game due to an ankle injury.
After suffering an ankle injury at the start of the second half Sunday, Williams is questionable to return. The veteran plays a key role for Detroit's defensive line and has recorded 22 tackles (11 solo) and one sack this season.... See More ... See Less
Lions' Nick Williams: All clear Wednesday
Williams (shoulder) was a full participant during Thursday's practice.
Williams was forced to miss last week's game against Washington due to the shoulder issue, but he appears on track for a return. Now that he appears fully healthy, expect the veteran to assume his usual starting role at one of the defensive tackle positions for Sunday's game against the Panthers.... See More ... See Less
Lions' Nick Williams: Won't play Sunday
Williams (shoulder) is officially inactive for Sunday's game against Washington.
Williams was unable to practice two of the three sessions this week with the shoulder issue, so this news isn't quite surprising. The starting defensive tackle has played at least 50 percent of snaps in the past four games, so his absence will hurt the defensive front. With Williams sidelined, look for an uptick in snaps for Frank Herron and John Penisini on the interior of the defensive line Sunday.... See More ... See Less
Lions' Nick Williams: Questionable for Week 10
Williams (shoulder) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against Washington, Nicki Jhabvala of The Washington Post reports.
Williams battled a shoulder injury in the early stages of the season, and it's not clear if this shoulder injury is related to that one. Either way, the starting defensive tackle will hope to play through it come Sunday. If Williams is unable to do so, John Penisini should see extra snaps on the interior of Detroit's defensive line.... See More ... See Less
Lions' Nick Williams: Good to go for Week 3
Williams (shoulder) doesn't carry an injury designation into Sunday's game against the Cardinals, Tim Twentyman of the Lions' official site reports.
Williams upgraded to a full practice Friday after a pair of limited sessions to start the week, clearing him for the Lions' Week 3 trip to Arizona. He recorded two tackles in his Detroit debut against the Bears before sitting out Week 2 against the Packers.... See More ... See Less
Lions' Nick Williams: Downgraded to out
Williams (shoulder) has been ruled out for Sunday's game versus the Packers.
Williams entered the weekend as questionable, but he's officially been downgraded. The Lions elevated Kevin Strong from the practice squad as depth, while John Penisini is expected to start at defensive tackle in this divisional matchup.... See More ... See Less
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