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Shawn Williams

27-Year-Old Safety – Cincinnati Bengals

2017 Defensive Stats

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2018 Defensive Projections

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2018 Fantasy Football Outlook

Williams' 2017 season was marred by three different injuries, beginning with a dislocated elbow suffered in the preseason, followed by a hamstring injury and subsequent aggravation of that injury that...

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2018 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  9

HT: 6' 0"   WT: 210   DOB: 5/13/1991  College: Georgia  DRAFTED: 3rd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Shawn Williams Contract Information:

Signed a four-year extension with the Bengals in May of 2016. The deal runs through 2020.

June 22, 2018  –  Shawn Williams News

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Williams (hamstring) returned to practice during last week's minicamp, Jay Morrison of the Dayton Daily News reports.

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Shawn 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
2009 18 CFB 3 - - - - 0 0 - - - - - -
2010 19 CFB 12 - - - - 0 0 - - - - - -
2011 20 CFB 14 - - - - 4 0 - - - - - -
2012 21 CFB 14 - - - - 0 0 - - - - - -
2013 22 CIN 16 12 8 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 23 CIN 16 10 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
2015 24 CIN 16 32 25 7 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 25 CIN 15 81 59 22 1 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 26 CIN 11 49 34 15 0 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
2018 Proj 27 CIN Subscribe now to see our 2018 projections for Shawn Williams

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Shawn Williams – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Strong Safety

Snap Count Stats

580

Defensive Snaps in 2017

Shawn Williams was on the field for 580 of his team's snaps on defense in 2017.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2017

Shawn Williams was on the field for 12 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2017.

Year Def ST
2015 474 271
2016 912 36
2017 580 12
Shawn Williams 2017 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
1 Bal
2 Hou 64 0 6 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @GB 58 2 5 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 @Cle 32 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Buf 48 2 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 BYE Bye Week
7 @Pit 68 5 7 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Ind 74 0 6 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 @Jax 32 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
10 @Ten
11 @Den 74 0 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
12 Cle
13 Pit
14 Chi
15 @Min 52 0 4 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Det 32 0 6 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 @Bal 46 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Shawn Williams  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Safeties
Height:   6' 0"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   210 lbs
AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.46 sec
GREAT
Shuttle Time:   4.25 sec
WEAK
Cone Drill:   7.01 sec
WEAK
Arm Length:   30.75 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Hand Length:   8.38 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   36 in
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Broad Jump:   120 in
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Bench Press:   25 reps
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Shawn Williams: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Williams (back) recorded 49 tackles, three pass breakups, one interception and two fumble recoveries over 11 games in 2017.

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Williams is doubtful to return to Sunday's game against the Ravens with a back injury.

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Williams (concussion) was a full participant at the Bengals' practice Thursday.

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WIlliams suffered a possible concussion Sunday against the Lions.

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Williams had three tackles (one solo) and recorded his first interception of the season in Sunday's 34-7 loss to the Vikings.

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Williams (hamstring) is active for Sunday's game against the Vikings.

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Williams (hamstring) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Vikings.

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Williams (hamstring) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Bears, Katherine Terrell of ESPN.com reports.

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Williams (hamstring) was ruled out for Monday night's game against the Steelers.

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Williams (hamstring) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Browns, Richard Skinner of WKRC-TV reports.

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Williams had four tackles (three solo) and recovered a fumble in Sunday's 23-0 win over the Broncos.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2017

After three years of grooming as a backup, Williams stepped into the starting Cincinnati safety role left open when Reggie Nelson headed to Oakland last year. Williams' final box score was nothing exceptional, but he did have 81 tackles and three interceptions on 912 defensive snaps in 15 games. He would ideally push for 1,000 snaps in a 16-game season this year, positioning him for a well-rounded stat line by season's end. The addition of rookie pass rushers Jordan Willis and Carl Lawson could afford Williams more opportunities in coverage.

2016

Williams is the reason why Cincinnati was willing to let Reggie Nelson head to Oakland, and with the latter gone Williams should step into a three-down role. As an IDP, he's a blind swing for the fences. His exact fit isn't clear Nelson was a centerfielder while Williams has always been known as a strong safety and his production to this point has been lacking, with just 54 career tackles and two interceptions in three years. The ideal outcome would be George Iloka working as the centerfielder and Williams playing more of an in-the-box role.

2013

Williams is athletic for a strong safety, especially in a straight line, but he is probably better suited to playing downhill than he is in the centerfield. He's on the IDP radar for sure, because Taylor Mays is weak competition at safety.