PRO: Claimed by the Lions in 2009 from Denver after spending the first seven games of the season with the Broncos. Is competing for a spot in the Lions’ secondary.
2009: Claimed from the Broncos November 10 after playing through the first seven games of the season with Denver. Played in one game for the Lions but a knee injury forced him out for the remainder of the season.
2008:Selected by the Broncos in the fourth round (119th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft, Williams played 14 games (0 starts) as a rookie and had nine tackles (all solo) on defense.
COLLEGE: Williams totaled 245 tackles (167 solo), 13 interceptions (209 yards), three sacks (26 yards), 25 pass breakups, seven forced fumbles and seven fumble recoveries in 44 career games (37 starts) at Kent State University.
PERSONAL: Williams received all-state honors as a senior at Booker T. Washington High School in Norfolk, Va.
Corey Parker of River Rouge High School named Detroit Lions/Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan high school football coach of the week for Week #1
One of these days – much sooner than later, head coach Jim Caldwell expects – the Lions will get a return on the heavy investment they’ve made to build their offensive line.
The Detroit Lions announced Tuesday that they were awarded LB Jayson DiManche via waivers from Cincinnati and waived LB Dominique Tovell.
Head coach Jim Caldwell talks about the importance of the preseason game against the Bills when making final roster decisions as well as the development of several players.
Head coach Jim Caldwell and Lions players give their reactions to the news that retired Lion Calvin Johnson will be joining the Dancing with the Stars cast.