GOOD NEWS: Just In Buffalo Bills Confirm THE Signing OF Another Top Sensational Superstar From NFL

DT DeShawn Williams joins the Buffalo Bills on a one-year contract.
One Bills Drive keeps bolstering the inside defensive line with veteran depth.
On Thursday morning, veteran defensive lineman DeShawn Williams signed a one-year contract to join the Buffalo Bills, becoming the team’s newest member.

The news that Williams would soon be signing and moving to One Bills Drive following his season as a Carolina Panther was first revealed by Ryan Talbot. Buffalo acquires another defensive lineman with recent starting experience in Williams.

The 31-year-old Williams, an undrafted free agent who joined the Cincinnati Bengals in 2015, has a wealth of experience playing professional football. After playing for the Bengals for three seasons, Williams left the organization in 2018 and bounced around the practice squads of numerous other teams, including the Denver Broncos, Miami Dolphins, and Indianapolis Colts. Williams returned to the Broncos practice squad in 2019 and played for the Calgary Stampeders in the CFL during the 2020 season.

Williams would re-join Denver in the same year, this time to become a member of the team’s active roster and contribute to the defense across several seasons (2020–2022). Williams put forth his best professional effort in his last season with the Broncos, recording 4.5 sacks in December alone. For the season, he also added 37 tackles (21 solo), four tackles for loss, eight quarterback hits, and three pass defenses.

(Source: Pro Football Reference statistics)

Despite Williams’ age of thirty-one and his eight-year NFL career, one could argue that, having spent multiple seasons on the practice squad, he has endured less wear and tear. Williams is recognized for having stats from five NFL seasons as well as his CFL experience. Williams has appeared in 66 games as a defensive lineman for the NFL, starting 44 of them.

The fact that DeShawn Williams has ties to Buffalo’s defensive line unit should not be overlooked. In Denver, he was a teammate of Von Miller (2020–2020). Williams shared a picture of Shaq Lawson and himself from his Central, South Carolina high school years, just after signing a contract with the Bills. Even though Lawson is still a free agent as of this writing, it’s obvious that the two get along well and would be happy to perform together once more.

What part will the 6’1″, 295-pound Williams play on Buffalo’s defensive line? That is yet to be determined, but he exhibits promise as a player who can contribute significantly to a rotation or, if called upon, feature duties.

Depending on the defensive scheme, DeShawn Williams has taken on a variety of positions. He has operated as a tandem defensive tackle in a 4-3 base alignment, as well as inside as a nose tackle in 3-4 alignments.

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