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Brandon Williams | Tight End

Team: Carolina Panthers
Age / DOB:  (26) / 10/12/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 250
College: Oregon
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Brandon Williams of the Panthers earned Pro Football Focus' highest grade among tight ends in the first week of preseason.
A former college basketball player, Williams has been an intriguing deep sleeper for awhile, particularly on a Panthers team that wants to utilize two tight ends. The 26-year-old played a whopping 58 snaps in Carolina's preseason opener, drawing elite blocking marks from PFF and producing a 3-50-1 line on six targets in the passing game. He stands 6-foot-3, 248 with 4.56 timed speed. Aug 10 - 7:21 PM

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ESPN Panthers reporter David Newton identified second-year TE Brandon Williams as a player that "stood out" at minicamp and OTAs.

A second-year UDFA out of Oregon, Williams played only 28 snaps his rookie year, but Newton believes his role will expand this season. Williams is a physical freak, standing 6'4/250 with sub-4.6 40 wheels. In order to earn playing time with Greg Olsen in two-tight end sets, Williams only has to overtake underwhelming Ed Dickson. 26-year-old Williams is a super-deep sleeper.
Source: ESPN.com
Jun 21 - 9:04 AM

Panthers declared TE Brandon Williams, CB D.J. Moore, CB Josh Norman, S Quintin Mikell, LB Ben Jacobs, DE Frank Alexander, and DT Dwan Edwards inactive for Week 5 against the Cardinals.

Carolina is mostly healthy coming off of its Week 4 bye.
Sun, Oct 6, 2013 02:35:00 PM

Panthers rookie TE Brandon Williams will be sidelined until training camp after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery.

An undrafted free agent and former college basketball player, Williams was more of a practice-squad than 53-man roster candidate to begin with. The knee scope will further decrease Williams' odds of landing a job behind Greg Olsen.
Mon, Jun 3, 2013 02:37:00 PM

Depth Charts

Skill Players
PosRoleName
QB1Cam Newton
2Derek Anderson
3Joe Webb
RB1DeAngelo Williams
2Jonathan Stewart
GLB1Mike Tolbert
2DeAngelo Williams
3RB1Mike Tolbert
2DeAngelo Williams
FB1Mike Tolbert
2Richie Brockel
WR11Kelvin Benjamin
2Brenton Bersin
3Philly Brown
WR21Jerricho Cotchery
2Jason Avant
WR31Jason Avant
TE1Greg Olsen
2Ed Dickson
3Brandon Williams
K1Graham Gano