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Jason Williams | Linebacker | #52

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (29) / 4/23/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 245
College: Western Illinois
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 3 (69) / DAL
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Bucs released/waived LB Jason Williams, TE Cameron Brate, OG Kadeem Edwards, OT Reid Fragel and WR Rannell Hall.
All five players "made" the team on Saturday, but are getting cut loose after the Bucs attacked the waiver wire. Williams is a well-traveled veteran, one who hasn't made a start since 2011. Sun, Sep 6, 2015 01:08:00 PM

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Bucs re-signed LB Jason Williams.

Williams appeared in 14 games between the Bucs and Carolina last year. He doesn't contribute on defense, but will return to compete for a special teams role.
Sat, Mar 7, 2015 06:31:00 PM

Panthers waived LB Jason Williams.

A veteran special teamer, Williams made a gaffe on one of the kicks that Panthers had blocked in Sunday's loss to the Vikings.
Tue, Dec 2, 2014 01:19:00 PM

Panthers re-signed LB Jason Williams.

Turning 28 in April, Williams did not contribute on defense last season, but did rack up three special teams tackles. He'll play the same role if he makes Carolina's roster. Williams is a former third-round pick of the Cowboys.
Mon, Mar 17, 2014 03:09:00 PM

Panthers re-signed LB Jason Williams.

Williams was released by the Panthers at final cuts. He appeared in seven games between Philadelphia and Carolina last season. His biggest contribution should come on special teams.
Tue, Oct 15, 2013 07:50:00 PM

Panthers waived or released LB Jason Williams, WR Taulib Ikharo, OG Tori Mobley, DE Craig Roh, DT Casey Walker, D.J. Campbell and S Anderson Russell.

Campbell and Russell were both waived/injured. The No. 69 pick of the 2009 draft, Williams appeared in seven games between the Panthers and Eagles last season.
Sat, Aug 31, 2013 06:15:00 PM

Panthers claimed LB Jason Williams off waivers from the Eagles and waived CB Ron Parker.

Williams spent 2011 with Carolina and knows Ron Rivera's defense. He returns as depth and special teams help, but is unlikely to push for defensive snaps.
Mon, Nov 5, 2012 05:21:00 PM

Eagles released LB Jason Williams.

The Eagles needed the roster spot for DT Mike Patterson (brain surgery), who was activated from the NFI list. Williams played in two games for Philly but didn't register on the stat sheet.
Sat, Nov 3, 2012 03:24:00 PM

Eagles signed LB Jason Williams and waived LB Adrian Moten.

Moten lasted just one week on the roster as Brian Rolle's replacement. The Eagles will give Williams a shot in the backup linebacker/special teamer role.
Tue, Oct 9, 2012 03:40:00 PM

Jason Williams will start at weak-side linebacker in place of Thomas Davis (knee), but will be replaced by Thomas Williams on nickel downs.

Jason started two games last season, recording 15 tackles and a fumble recovery before tearing his ACL. The Panthers figure to struggle against the run going forward after losing Davis and MLB Jon Beason already this season. We wouldn't bother targeting either of the Williamses in IDP leagues.
Wed, Sep 21, 2011 12:47:00 PM

Panthers placed LB Jason Williams (ACL surgery) on active/PUP.

Williams tore his ACL in December and is still rehabbing. The Panthers are now flush with linebackers, leaving Williams as a possibility for the early-season PUP list. He started two games at weak-side linebacker last season.
Tue, Aug 2, 2011 10:55:00 PM

Panthers placed WLB Jason Williams (torn ACL) on injured reserve, ending his season.

Williams showed playmaking ability in his two games as a starter, but he'll have to fight for a roster spot in 2011 after undergoing reconstructive surgery. Special teamer Jordan Senn is expected to start on the weak side again in Week 15.
Tue, Dec 14, 2010 04:45:00 PM

Panthers WLB Jason Williams has a torn ACL, a league source tells the Gaston Gazette.

He'll be placed on injured reserve, and the Panthers will sign another linebacker. They have already lost Thomas Davis and Dan Connor to season-ending injuries. Special teamer Jordan Senn filled in for Williams yesterday.
Mon, Dec 13, 2010 11:40:00 AM

Panthers WLB Jason Williams (knee) could be done for the season.

Williams was downgraded from questionable to out on Saturday. A determination on his status for the rest of the season is expected Monday. Special teamer Jordan Senn started on the weak side yesterday and tallied six tackles.
Mon, Dec 13, 2010 11:09:00 AM

Panthers declared WLB Jason Williams, CB Chris Gamble, LB Nic Harris, LG Travelle Wharton, WR David Clowney, C Chris Morris, DT Ed Johnson, and QB Keith Null inactive for Week 14 against the Falcons.

Jon Beason is active at middle linebacker, and Jordan Senn gets the call on Carolina's all-important weak side. Captain Munnerlyn, with a two-game interception streak, will fill in for Gamble for a third straight game.
Sun, Dec 12, 2010 11:36:00 AM

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