RB DeAngelo Williams - Pittsburgh Steelers
|5-10, 217||Born: 4-25-1983||College: Memphis||Drafted: Round 1, pick 27|
News you need to know
From Mark Wimer's Monday injury report (Mon Oct 24): Williams (knee injury) was listed as out on Friday's injury report, didn't practice at all last week, and he was inactive on Sunday as expected.
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Recent Stats and Projections
Recent Game Summaries
2016 Week 6 vs MIA (3 / 10 / 0 rush, 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
DeAngelo Williams was once again used primarily as a backup to LeVeon Bell.
2016 Week 5 vs NYJ (1 / 0 / 0 rush, 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
DeAngelo has been a forgotten man since LeVeon Bell returned from his suspension. Williams had 1 rush in the game.
2016 Week 4 vs KC (4 / 7 / 1 rush, 1 / 1 / 2 / 0 rec)
The Steelers started the game with Williams lined up in the backfield while Le'Veon Bell was split out wide. But, Williams only received 2 carries during the first half for minimal yardage. Mid 4th quarter, Williams entered the game after Bell was tackled after a 44-yard gain. Williams ran untouched off the left tackle for an easy 2-yard touchdown run.
2016 Week 3 vs PHI (8 / 21 / 0 rush, 7 / 4 / 23 / 0 rec)
DeAngelo Williams only had 12 touches as the Steelers fell behind early and Williams was an afterthought. Early in the game, Williams has little room to run as the Eagles smothered the Steelers rushing game. Late 3rd quarter, Williams caught a screen pass for a 10-yard reception.
2016 Week 2 vs CIN (32 / 94 / 0 rush, 5 / 4 / 38 / 1 rec)
DeAngelo Williams was the focal point of the Steelers offense with 36 touches. Williams patiently followed his blockers to grind out hard-fought yards on the majority of his touches. On the first play from scrimmage, Williams took a draw for an 8-yard gain. Mid 1st quarter, Williams ran a sweep to the right sideline for an 11-yard gain. Early 3rd quarter, Williams took a draw and run up the middle through a seam in the defense for an 8-yard gain. Early 4th quarter, Williams caught a short pass, juked the defender, and ran down the right sideline for a 20-yard gain. Later in the drive on 3rd and goal, Williams ran an out-route and was left uncovered for an easy 5-yard touchdown reception.
2016 Week 1 vs WAS (26 / 143 / 2 rush, 9 / 6 / 28 / 0 rec)
DeAngelo Williams patiently followed his blockers and fought hard for additional yardage on the majority of his touches. Late 1st quarter on a 2nd and 22, Williams caught a screen pass and followed his blockers for a 14 yard gain. A couple of plays later, Williams ran a cutback exploding through the hole for a 8 yard gain. Mid 2nd quarter, Williams ran a draw and followed his blockers for a strong 8 yard gain. A couple of plays later, Williams ran a quick slant for a 4 yard reception. Williams started the second half running off tackle for a 7 yard gain. A couple of plays later, Williams cutback and exploded off the left side for a 17 yard gain. Mid 3rd quarter, Williams caught a screen pass for a 7 yard gain. Williams was effective moving the chains and grinding the clock during the second half. Early 4th quarter, Williams ran a draw and cutback to the left sideline for a 8 yard gain. A couple of plays later, Williams ran up the middle for a 8 yard gain. A few plays later, Williams ran a draw off the left tackle for a 15 yard touchdown run. On the play, Williams weaved through 2 tackles at the line of scrimmage and bounced to the left sideline for the touchdown. Late 4th quarter, Williams ran off the left tackle for a 12 yard gain. A couple of plays later, Williams ran a counter and to the left sideline for his second touchdown of the game.
Latest NewsSteelers | Week week Inactives (Sun Oct 23, 03:23 PM) - The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared QB Ben Roethlisberger, DL Cameron Heyward, C Cody Wallace, RB DeAngelo Williams, OT Marcus Gilbert, WR Markus Wheaton, SS Shamarko Thomas inactive for Week week. Steelers | DeAngelo Williams will not play Week 7 (Fri Oct 21, 02:29 PM) - Pittsburgh Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams (knee) has been ruled out Week 7 against the New England Patriots. Our View: Fitzgerald Toussaint will back up LeVeon Bell this week. With Ben Roethlisberger out for at least a few weeks and Williams hurting, his place as an essential handcuff hold is getting precarious in short bench leagues.
link to story Steelers | DeAngelo Williams sidelined Wednesday (Wed Oct 19, 05:24 PM) - Pittsburgh Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 19. link to story Steelers | DeAngelo Williams back at practice (Thu Oct 13, 09:49 PM) - Pittsburgh Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams (non-injury) returned to practice Thursday, Oct. 13. Our View: Unless LeVeon Bell gets hurt or suspended again, Williams won't see much time and if you have him without Bell, you can probably move on to a different player to fill your roster spot.
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