Duke Williams
28-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
2020 Fantasy Outlook
There are no fewer than nine wide receivers with legitimate opportunities at a roster spot in Buffalo. The 6-foot-3 former five-star recruit only ran a 4.72 40-yard dash at the 2016 Combine, dashing his draft hopes in the process. So he went north to the CFL. He had a solid first year in 2017, then actually led the CFL in receiving yards in 2018 with 1,579. In 2019, he was signed by the Bills, placed on the practice squad, elevated to the main roster, and was just starting to show what he could do when a minor shoulder injury slowed him down. It looked like the season would wind down for Duke, but he showed true grit, returning for Week 17 and a whopping 12 targets and 108 yards receiving. And it wasn't a fluke as he was targeted 10 times in the Bills' playoff game at Houston. Intriguing, if he can beat out a host of other guys for one of the team's final receiving spots. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a two-year, $1.08 million contract with the Bills in October of 2019.
Coming off COVID list
WRBuffalo Bills
August 9, 2020
The Bills activated Williams (illness) from the reserve/COVID-19 list Sunday.
The Bills aren't able to reveal whether Williams tested positive for COVID-19 or merely was exposed to someone who did as he reported to camp. Having said that, he spent 12 days working his way back to the active roster. As a part of a receiving corps that welcomed Stefon Diggs to its ranks this offseason, Williams may have a difficult climb to land a spot on the regular-season roster.
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Duke Williams' measurables compare to other wide receivers?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
6' 3"
225 lbs
40-Yard Dash
4.72 sec
Shuttle Time
4.47 sec
Cone Drill
7.43 sec
Vertical Jump
30.0 in
Broad Jump
121 in
Bench Press
14 reps
Hand Length
9.25 in
Arm Length
32.50 in
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On COVID-19 list
WRBuffalo Bills
July 29, 2020
Williams was placed on the Bills' reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesday, Sal Capaccio of WGR Sports Radio 550 Buffalo reports.
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Leads team in targets
WRBuffalo Bills
January 4, 2020
Williams had four catches (10 targets) for 49 yards in Saturday's wild-card loss to the Texans.
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Active Saturday
WRBuffalo Bills
January 4, 2020
Williams is expected to be active for Saturday's wild-card tilt against the Texans, Jenna Harner of News 4 Buffalo reports.
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Shines in meaningless finale
WRBuffalo Bills
December 29, 2019
Williams caught six of 12 targets for 108 yards to lead all receivers during Sunday's loss to the Jets.
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May finally see another chance
WRBuffalo Bills
December 29, 2019
Williams is not among the inactives for Sunday's regular-season finale against the Jets, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.
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