P.J. Williams
P.J. Williams
26-Year-Old CornerbackCB
New Orleans Saints
2019 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for P.J. Williams in 2019. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Signed a one-year, $5 million contract with the Saints in April of 2019.
Staying in New Orleans
CBNew Orleans Saints
April 3, 2019
Williams re-signed Tuesday with the Saints on a one-year contract, Josh Katzenstein of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.
Williams served as the Saints' nickelback for most of 2017 and 2018, though the team replaced him last offseason with Patrick Robinson, who then suffered a season-ending ankle injury Week 3. Given his struggles in coverage along with his recent drunk driving arrest, Williams isn't necessarily a lock to make the 53-man roster. He may need to serve a suspension if he does stick around.
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Measurables Review
How do P.J. Williams' measurables compare to other cornerbacks?
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' 0"
196 lbs
40-Yard Dash
4.57 sec
Shuttle Time
4.28 sec
Cone Drill
7.08 sec
Vertical Jump
40.0 in
Broad Jump
132 in
Bench Press
12 reps
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
After two injury-plagued season, Williams was finally able to stay healthy in his third pro season, notching 47 tackles (34 solo), nine passes defensed and two interceptions across 16 games in 2017. Williams, however, is expected to start the year behind Marshawn Lattimore and Ken Crawley on the cornerback depth chart and will need to beat out fellow Florida State product Patrick Robinson for the nickel cornerback job in order to make an meaningful impact in most IDP leagues.
Williams was selected in the third round of the 2015 NFL Draft, but he missed all of last season with a torn hamstring injury he suffered during training camp. After what amounted to a redshirt season, Williams, now healthy, has drawn rave reviews this offseason and during the early portions of training camp. Delvin Breaux and Keenan Lewis will presumably be the Saints' starting cornerbacks to begin the season, but with the modern NFL offense frequently deploying three-wide receiver sets, Williams should still see plenty of playing time from the nickel cornerback position.
Drafted in the third round of the 2015 NFL Draft, Williams will compete to be a backup cornerback.
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Arrested for potential DUI
CBNew Orleans Saints
January 23, 2019
Williams was arrested Wednesday in New Orleans on counts of drunken and careless driving, Ramon Antonio Vargas of The New Orleans Advocate reports.
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Ready to go Week 13
CBNew Orleans Saints
November 28, 2018
Williams (hip) does not have an injury designation for Thursday's game against the Cowboys.
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Limited with hip injury
CBNew Orleans Saints
November 26, 2018
Williams was a limited participant in Monday's practice with a hip injury.
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Records first sack of 2018
CBNew Orleans Saints
November 23, 2018
Williams logged six tackles (five solo), one sack, one pass defended and one forced fumble during Thursday's 31-17 win over the Falcons.
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Scores pick-six in win
CBNew Orleans Saints
October 29, 2018
Williams recorded six tackles (four solo), one pass defensed and one interception which he returned for a touchdown during Sunday's 30-20 win over the Vikings.
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