The bulk of Williams' production came on a 42-yard catch and run that helped set up a touchdown just before the half, and he helped keep a couple of drives alive with catches to move the chains. He has enjoyed one of the most consistently productive stretches of his career since his goose egg in Week 2 and is averaging 69.3 yards per game over his last four. Despite Williams' recent success, his role in the offense is likely to be significantly altered by the return of Dez Bryant (knee) and potentially Tony Romo (back) after next week's bye.
Williams (shoulder) is active for Sunday's contest at Green Bay, Drew Davison of Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.
Practicing in full all week still equated to questionable availability for Williams, which isn't especially shocking due to an AC joint sprain. While he hasn't received a healthy dose of targets (10) during Dez Bryant's (knee) two-game absence, he's been quite efficient, hauling in nine for 114 yards and one touchdown.
Williams (shoulder) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game in Green Bay, despite logging full practices throughout the week.
If the 'probable' tag still existed, Williams would surely get it. The real question is whether the Cowboys will have Dez Bryant (knee), whose presence would drastically reduce Williams' appeal. Williams has only drawn 11 targets during Bryant's two-game absence, but he's impressively turned them into nine catches for 114 yards and a score.
Setting aside the AC joint sprain in his shoulder, Williams handled every practice rep thrown his way Wednesday. He was joined by limited participant Dez Bryant (knee), whose absence has paved the way for Williams' recent boost in relevance. Even if Bryant is able to buck expectations and suit up Sunday at Green Bay, Williams is a decent candidate to sustain his success, as he currently leads all wide receivers in catch rate at 84.2 percent (16 receptions on 19 targets).
Although he left Sunday's game during the second half, Williams expects to be fine going forward, after catching all five of his targets for 70 yards against the Bengals. While his early optimism is a good sign, it's possible his shoulder will be quite stiff/sore Monday morning, so his Week 6 availability can't be assumed. There's also some chance Dez Bryant (knee) will return, which would bring an end to Williams' temporarily boost in value. The
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