Terrance Williams is going to have plenty more chances with the Cowboys to learn how to run out of bounds. On Friday, the Cowboys signed Williams to a four-year, $17 million deal, according to the Brandon George of the Dallas Morning News.
Williams seemingly confirmed the signing with this:
Loyalty.— Terrance Williams (@TerranceWill2) March 10, 2017
Williams is coming off a season in which he caught 44 passes for 594 yards and four touchdowns. He’s not a primary target in the Cowboys’ balanced attack, but he’s a solid secondary option alongside Dez Bryant.
Most importantly, he’s dependable. He hasn’t missed a game since entering the league in 2013 as a third-round pick and has averaged roughly 44 catches, 698 yards and five touchdowns per season.
He does, however, have a slight problem with the occasional brain cramp. He cost the Cowboys a chance at a Week 1 victory over the Giants this past season when he failed to run out of bounds:
In all seriousness, the Cowboys’ decision to retain Williams was a wise one. They’re arguably the favorites in the NFC after a 13-3 season, so bringing back key pieces is important.
According to NFL Network’s Jane Slater, Williams was drawing interest from a number of teams in free agency.