Williams finished the regular season with 47 tackles (37 solo). He has been the model of consistency over his four-year career, averaging 47 tackles per season, but he stepped up his game slightly, recording two sacks after having just a half sack in his previous three seasons.
Williams was evaluated for a shoulder injury earlier in the week, but ultimately will be able to play in the
According to head coach Mike Tomlin, Williams is being evaluated for a shoulder injury, Dale Lolley of the Observer-Reporter reports.
Look for more information to come once practice reports are released later this week. The reserve linebacker has played primarily on special teams for the second half of the season, so his absence from the field wouldn't have a major impact on the defensive game plan. Should he be ruled out, L.J. Fort would see increased action Sunday against the Dolphins.
With Ryan Shazier (knee) inactive, seventh-round rookie Tyler Matakevich stands to see a significant uptick in playing time should Williams not return.
After an embarrassing loss to the Eagles in Week 3, the
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