Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports, citing a league source, reports that 49ers NT Ian Williams is out indefinitely with a broken leg.
According to Getlin, Williams will not require surgery on his leg injury, but the overall expectation is that he will miss “at least a month.”
Head coach Jim Harbaugh mentioned after Sunday’s win over the Saints that Williams had a leg fracture...
After three years and six NFL games, San Francisco nose tackle Ian Williams finally got his first pro start.
It lasted less than a half.
Williams earned the start on the road against the Seattle Seahawks in Week 2 last year, the culmination of a training camp competition with veteran Glenn Dorsey.
During the defense's second series, Williams sustained a fractured left ankle, the...
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August 13, 2014
Ian Williams is back.
But as the nose tackle explained on Tuesday, there’s still plenty of work to be done.
“I don’t really think I’m clear of that final hurdle yet. I’m still working, everyday just to get better. Push myself to see how far I can go. Better myself. That’s all I’m trying to do everyday.”
On Monday, the San Francisco 49ers activated Williams off the...
Ian Williams is back in the fold.
According to a report on the team’s website, the nose tackle has been activated from the physically unable to perform list. The nose tackle hasn’t played since Week 2 of the 2013 season when he sustained a serious ankle injury after getting cut blocked in the game against the Seattle Sea Hawks. The road to recovery for the 6’1″, 305 pound...
The San Francisco 49ers announced that they have activated NT Ian Williams from the active/PUP list, making him eligible to participate immediately.
Williams, a fourth-year player out of Notre Dame, emerged as one of the biggest stories of 49ers’ camp in 2013, beating out NT Glenn Dorsey for the starting job.
Unfortunately, Williams went down in week 2 with a season ending ankle...
Ian Williams still hasn’t watched the play that ended his season in Week 2 in Seattle.
The San Francisco 49ers nose tackle suffered a broken fibula and severe ligament damage when he was cut-blocked by J.R. Sweezy back on September 15, and has slowly been working his way back ever since.
“It feels good, just a little weak,” said Williams recently during the team’s organized...
Matt Barrows of Sacramento Bee writes that the 49ers could consider fielding trade offers for one of their nose tackles – Glenn Dorsey or Ian Williams.
Barrows points out that the 49ers only employ a nose tackle on around 40 percent of their defensive plays, but Dorsey and Williams are both starting-caliber players.
On top of that, Barrows mentions that Quinton Dial has...
This year’s NFL draft could go down as one of the deepest ever for defensive tackles.
From Daquan Jones, to Will Sutton and Louis Nix, the class of 2014 is loaded with big-bodied, agile space eaters who can clog running lanes, shed blocks and command double teams. Many of whom could be classified as pass rushers — a unicorn-like distinction.
cover32′s Buck Stanton had the...