Posts Tagged ‘Dan Williams’

Dan Williams placed on IR

The Cardinals announced that they have placed starting nose tackle Dan Williams on Injured Reserve. Williams broke his left arm when it was hit by teammate Stewart Bradley during Sunday’s 23-7 loss to the 49ers. The 2010 first-round pick out of Tennessee had 20 tackles and two passes defensed in 10 games this season after posting […]

Dan Williams out for the season with broken left arm

Cardinals defensive tackle Dan Williams will miss the remainder of the 2011 season with a broken left arm, Kent Somers of The Arizona Republic reports. Williams was injured when he was hit by teammate Stewart Bradley during the fourth quarter of the Cardinals’ 23-7 loss to the 49ers on Sunday. Selected with the 26th overall pick of the 2010 […]

NT Dan Williams Looks For Bigger Role On Defense This Season

Pro Football Weekly has recently completed an eight-part divisional breakdown of players they think will have breakout seasons in 2011, and for the Cardinals, nose tackle Dan Williams is their choice. Arizona’s top draft pick last season steadily improved as the season wore on sharing time at nose tackle with 14-year veteran Bryan Robinson and […]

NT Dan Williams To Have A Larger Role In 2011?

Don’t be surprised if Cardinals 2010 first-round NT Dan Williams, who had a tough time initially adjusting to the pro ranks, makes much more of an impact in his second season. “Dan came on very well for us toward the latter part of the season,” Cardinals GM Rod Graves said at this year’s Combine. “He’s […]

Rookie DT Dan Williams won’t play vs Chargers due to weight

Kent Somers reports via Twitter that the Cardinals will deactivate rookie defensive tackle Dan Williams for Week 4 because he is overweight. Gabe Watson is expected to replace him against the Chargers. Williams was drafted by the Cardinals in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft and played college football at Tennessee.

To Some, Leinart’s Footing is on Shaky Ground

Apparently Matt Leinart isn’t doing enough to allay fears that he won’t be able to lead the Cardinals to a third straight division title.  Brad Wilbricht of Fox Sports Arizona isn’t happy with what he sees from the former Heisman Trophy winner.  “Leinart has been struggling to avoid linebackers dropping in coverage and was picked off by […]

Cards Won’t Play Nice at Camp, Whiz Loves It

First, let’s get the big news about Dan Williams out of the way.  The first round pick from Tennessee signed a 5-year deal yesterday (8/2).  The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.  Williams is expected to join team meetings and participate in team practice today.  “It’s kind of (been) like Christmas, waiting to […]

Cards and First Round Pick Dan Williams Getting Close to a Deal

Cardinals first-round pick Dan Williams did not report to training camp on Friday, but he appears to be close to reaching an agreement on a contract with the Cards, the Arizona Republic reports. Given that he’s expected to earn a starting job at nose tackle before Week 1, a quick turnaround and minimal absence at […]

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