Williams rushed just once for one yard during Sunday's game against the Patriots. Williams finished the night with just three offensive snaps in total, though he did play 27 snaps on special teams. He should continue to serve mainly as a special teams contributor for the Chiefs, but things could change if injuries arise ahead of him on the depth chart.
Williams saw just seven offensive snaps Sunday versus the 49ers, catching two passes for 16 yards on the day. Williams provides the Chiefs with a reliable pair of hands in the event the team is trailing and in need of the two-minute offense, but that hasn't been the case through three weeks with quarterback Patrick Mahomes under center. Williams ranks third in the pecking order for carries behind both Kareem Hunt and Spencer Ware, leaving him off the fantasy radar in the vast majority of leagues.
Williams rushed only once for no gain and played just seven offensive snaps in Week 1 against the Chargers. Williams is slated to be the No. 3 back for the Chiefs this season, but it appears that won't result in much playing time behind both Kareem Hunt and Spencer Ware. Williams has proven to be a capable replacement should either of the two backs suffer an injury.
Williams has earned a spot on the Chiefs' 53-man roster, Adam Teicher of ESPN reports. Williams has made it over the likes of Charcandrick West and Kerwynn Williams to serve as the third option out of the backfield behind Kareem Hunt and Spencer Ware and as a special teams contributor. He hasn't been particularly effective as a runner when called upon, but he did average a career-best 3.9 yards per carry on 46 totes with the Dolphins last season.
Williams (shoulder) didn't play in Friday's preseason game against the Falcons. Williams suited up for the contest but didn't play. With Spencer Ware (knee) and Charcandrick West (concussion) also held out, Williams probably didn't lose any ground in the competition for backup work.
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