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Week 3 vs. STL
Receiving: 2 / 14 / 0 on 4 targets
Williams was used as a third down back. He was targeted by McNabb out of the backfield a couple times but did not register a catch until the last drive of the game.
Week 5 vs. GB
Rushing: 1 / 1 / 0
Receiving: 1 / 9 / 0 on 1 targets
Williams saw limited action in this game. Although he's a running back by position, he frequently lined up on the outside as a wide receiver. His one reception was a nine yard check-down early in the second quarter. He had another pass thrown his way in the fourth quarter but it was too high and it skipped off of his hands. Anthony Armstrong was in the area though, and made a diving catch to save the drive. Keiland's only carry was a couple plays later up the middle for minimal gain.
Week 6 vs. IND
Rushing: 2 / 12 / 0
Receiving: 4 / 19 / 1 on 5 targets
Williams came off the bench in week 6 for the Redskins as a change of pace RB showed good hands on a few check down targets and managing a TD catch along the way. He played a high % of snaps during the 4th quarter for Washington leading some to believe that Ryan Torain left the game with an injury. He is worth a stash due to Torain's injury history.
Week 8 vs. DET
Rushing: 6 / 25 / 1
Receiving: 3 / 28 / 0 on 3 targets
Williams became a factor when Torain got injured and looked the more impressive back for the Redskins. A small and quick back, he received all the workload as the Redskins only dressed two RB's on the day. He was used in all facets of the game but was slowed by a penetrating Lions defensive line all day. Williams was often met at the line, but was able to show some running ability on a screen pass and on his touchdown run, an inside hand off taking advantage of the rookie Safety the Lions were forced to play. He was a weak link in pass protection for McNabb however, and the Redskins will not be content to leave him as the unquestioned starter for weeks to come if Torain misses time.
Week 10 vs. PHI
Rushing: 16 / 89 / 2
Receiving: 4 / 50 / 1 on 7 targets
Williams got the call with Ryan Torain not able to loosen his hamstring in the pre-game warm-ups. He racked up some really solid numbers (just under 140 yards and 3 total TD's) in garbage time in week 10. Despite the overall gaudy numbers he put up, nothing really stood out in his performance. He has avg. speed and burst but gets to the edge occasionally to break a play. He finished most of his runs strong and is hard to bring down typically. Even though his final numbers were terrific he will likely go back to the bench once Ryan Torain or even Clinton Portis return from their injuries.
Week 11 vs. TEN
Rushing: 23 / 68 / 0
Receiving: 6 / 27 / 0 on 8 targets
Williams ran tough and determined all day for Washington, but TEN stayed disciplined and never gave up the big play on the ground or through for the air. Williams had to contend with a penetrating Titans D-line and swarming linebacking corps. Williams enjoyed decent yet simplistic power plays up the middle, occasionally bouncing to the outside but could never explode for a run that really would have made his day look a lot better. Williams is a nice do-it-all RB for WAS that will touch the ball a lot in this offense, but the huge running lanes for big plays will be few and far between for him with the Redskins.
Week 12 vs. MIN
Rushing: 3 / 5 / 0
Receiving: 4 / 21 / 0 on 6 targets
Williams was the starter, but only had 3 carries and 4 receptions and was basically a non-factor.
Week 13 vs. NYG
Rushing: 5 / 29 / 0
Receiving: 2 / 2 / 0 on 2 targets
The good news is that Williams nearly doubled his carries from the week 12 game against Minnesota. The bad news is, that didn't amount to much and he didn't look particularly good while he ran the ball. Williams had looked pretty good earlier in the season but this offensive line has stopped doing a great job of blocking for anybody including Williams or backfield-mate James Davis. The Redskins fall behind so quickly, they had to abandon the run game and so there was no chance that either player was getting into a decent rhythm against a very tough Giants defensive line.
Week 14 vs. TB
Rushing: 4 / 16 / 0
Receiving: 3 / 60 / 0 on 7 targets
Remains a threat in the passing game and has good hands. You can see him very comfortable catching balls out of the backfield. If not in the plans long term in Washington you can Some pretty strong running for the day. He broke off some long gains but he also ran through several tackles and one arm attempts by the Bucs. Solid effort, but remember that the Bucs rush defense ranks low and Gerald McCoy had to leave the game which created a huge hole in the middle of that defense for Washington to exploit. No gap control whatsoever by the Bucs in the 1st half of this football game. 2nd half they were able to shut things down a lot better.
see Williams popping up somewhere next season to play the role of 3rd down back.
Week 15 vs. DAL
Rushing: 1 / 4 / 0
Receiving: 1 / 13 / 0 on 3 targets
Williams only had two touches against the Cowboys, one carry and one reception on a screen pass. He was used primarily as a blocker on passing downs when Chris Cooley was split out wide.
Week 16 vs. JAX
Rushing: 2 / 8 / 0
Receiving: 1 / 4 / 0 on 3 targets
Williams only got involved late in the game, breaking a few runs outside with mixed results. He has proven that he belongs in the NFL this year, but it doesn't seem like the Redskins want to give him a shot to become their featured back.
Week 17 vs. NYG
Rushing: 1 / 4 / 0
Receiving: 4 / 47 / 0 on 5 targets
Williams was almost used exclusively in the passing game, being given only one carry on the ground. Williams is the smaller of the two backs and was the target on many short passes like screens and check down options. Williams has the quickness to turn these catches into big plays but was unable to get an explosive play on Sunday as the Giants swarmed to the ball well. Williams did have nice catch and run on a screen which owes its success more to play design than Williams' ability. The Redskins gave the bulk of the workload to Torain and this tells you about their opinion of Williams on the ground as a lead back.