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Roy Williams

34-Year-Old Safety – Free Agent

2014 Defensive Stats

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

There was no outlook written for Roy Williams in 2014. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.

2014 ADP:

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HT: 6' 0"   WT: 228   DOB: 8/14/1980  College: Oklahoma  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Roy Williams Contract Information:

Williams and the Bengals agreed on a one-year deal in March of 2010.

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Williams finished 2010 with 59 tackles (38 solo), one sack and one interception in 12 games.

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Roy Williams NFL Stats
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  Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year Age Team G Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
2007 26 15 - 89 - 0 - 2 0 - 1 - - - -
2008 27 3 - 4 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - - - -
2009 28 4 - 26 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - - - -
2010 29 Cin 12 59 38 21 1 1 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 0

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

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Defensive Snaps in 2014

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Special Teams Snaps in 2014

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Roy Williams 2014 Game Log
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  Snap Count Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Roy Williams: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Williams (concussion) is active for Sunday's game against the Saints.

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Williams (concussion) is probable to play against New Orleans on Sunday, Cincinnati Enquirer writer Joe Reedy reports.

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Williams (concussion) has been ruled out for Thursday's game against the Jets, NFL.com reports.

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Williams (concussion) missed practice Wednesday, the Bengals' Team Website reports.

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Williams was knocked out of Sunday's game against the Bills with a concussion, Joe Reedy of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Williams (knee) is active for Monday night's game against the Steelers.

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Williams (probable, knee) was a full participant in Friday's practice, the team's official site reports.

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Williams (knee) is expected to be back in the lineup for the Bengals' Week 9 matchup against the Steelers, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Williams (knee) is inactive for Sunday’s game against the Dolphins.

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Williams (knee) is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against Miami.

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Williams will probably miss his third consecutive game with a knee injury, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

There was no outlook written for Roy Williams.

2009

Williams is the typical Bengals' free agent - they either get guys on the downside of their career, or guys that haven't yet proved their readiness for prime time. Rarely do they sign a guy at the peak of his value.

2008

Williams is part of a very good secondary in Dallas and that lets him roam around looking for tackles. He made 89 tackles last season in 15 games (13 starts) and chipped in two interceptions. Williams is one of the best defensive backs in the tackle category, making him a dependable IDP option. He could be headed for his first career 100-tackle season in 2008 if Dallas' strong defense holds down the fort and lets Williams search and destroy ball carriers. Just don't expect many interceptions; Dallas has other players like Anthony Henry and Ken Hamlin that are better bets in that category.

2007

Williams' IDP star dimmed in 2006, as he recorded a career-low 62 tackles and zero sacks, although he did get a career-high five INTs. With Ken Hamlin at free safety and a presumably fiercer pass rush under Wade Phillip's guidance, Williams will be able to play seek-and-destroy near the line of scrimmage far more often than he did under Bill Parcells. Look for his tackle numbers to rebound into the 80-90 range, and for him to top his previous best of 2.5 sacks.

2006

Williams switched from free to strong safety last season and oddly enough had four fewer solo tackles. Some of that might come from how badly Dallas’ secondary played in 2004, leaving Williams at free safety to clean up many a mess his teammates created. Nonetheless, we should expect a player of Williams’ size (6-0, 226), attitude and talent to make upwards of 80 solos per year, given the increased run support duty players see at strong safety. The drafting of rangy Pat Watkins, who could start at free safety, might free Williams to play the strong position for real. It’s certainly where Williams was born to play. He’s a big hitter, and except for 2004 when he was pulled away from the line of scrimmage, he’s always made two sacks per year. Even in 2004, he’s also made two picks each season. Would you want to block a Roy Williams with no guilty conscience about covering up for his teammates?

2005

Given the Cowboys’ troubles at cornerback last year, Williams played off the line of scrimmage and proceeded to register nary a sack for the first time in his career. He won’t have that problem again this year, as a move to strong safety will put him in position to log plenty of tackles and up his sack totals. The picks may suffer, but this position seems more in keeping with Williams’ hard-hitting ways.

2004

Free safeties spend more time in coverage than their strong counterparts, so Williams' drop from 82 to 58 solo tackles over his two years in the league is less out of character than the fall off from five to two interceptions. His other stats—two sacks, two forced fumbles and nine passes defended in 2003—were nearly the same as the year before, so a few more interceptions and a mild, or better, rebound in solo stops would return Williams to fantasy stardom.

2003

Williams exploded onto the scene as a rookie with 81 solo tackles, five interceptions, two sacks and two touchdowns a year ago. At 6-0, 219, Williams has good size for a free safety to go along with cornerback speed. He's the best defensive back on the board and should be one of the top-five defensive players overall in most scoring formats.