Williams (undisclosed) was released Sunday.
Considering he was already a long shot to make the roster before he suffered an unspecified injury earlier this week, this transaction comes as little surprise. When healthy, he could find a job returning kickoffs or punts with a team needing special teams help.
Williams will not play in Saturday's preseason game against the Giants.
Williams is presumably dealing with some kind of injury, as he doesn't seem to have a roster spot locked up. He's merely battling for a depth role in the Jets receiving corps.
The Broncos placed wide receiver Kyle Williams on injured reserve, the team announced on Monday, two days after he suffered a season-ending Achilles injury at practice.
Williams missed all of last season after suffering an injury at the end of Kansas City training camp.
Broncos wide receiver Kyle Williams suffered an Achilles injury in training camp practice, the team announced on Saturday.
Some reports said that Williams' Achilles was partially torn. Coach Gary Kubiak said the team would know more later in the day, per the Denver Post.
Williams announced on his Instagram account that he would miss the season.
Broncos wide receiver Kyle Williams sustained an apparent right knee injury and had to be carted off the field during Saturday's practice, reports ESPN. Williams is trying to make the team after recovering from two ACL tears in his left knee.
The Chiefs have announced their final round of cuts and other moves to reach the league-mandated roster of 53 players.
Among the offensive players let go are fullback Jordan Campbell, wide receivers Fred Williams and Mark Harrison, guard Ricky Henry, tackle J'Marcus Webb and running back Charcandrick West.
The defensive players gone from the roster are safeties Jonathon Amaya and Malcolm Bronson, linemen Dominique Hamilton, Kyle Love and Kona Schwenke, linebackers Alonzo Highsmith, Devan Walker and Nico Johnson and cornerbacks Justin Rogers and DeMarcus Van Dyke .
The Chiefs have also placed Tyler Bray and Kyle Williams on IR and Mike Catapano on the non-football injury list.
Chiefs receiver Kyle Williams, who tore the ACL in his left knee for the second time last year, was a full participant Monday as the team began a three-day camp for rookies and selected veterans, reports ESPN.com. Williams will vie to replace Dexter McCluster at slot receiver.
"The knee feels good," Williams told the website. "It feels stable. It feels like a solid knee. I feel like myself out there. I felt like last year when I came in I could help. I feel the same way this year."
Williams made 47 catches in four seasons with the 49ers.
Chiefs head coach Andy Reid said Friday that he expects receiver Kyle Williams to be ready for the start of training camp. Reid is even hopeful Williams could participate in practices next week.
Williams tore his ACL last season. He'll compete for playing time once he's on the field.
The Chiefs have brought back receiver Kyle Williams , the team announced Monday. Williams tore his ACL last season after being claimed off waivers by the 49ers.
The NFL unveiled the roster for the 2014 Pro Bowl Friday, the first in league history with selections determined with regard to conerence. The defensive Pro Bowl selections, as chosen by fan vote as well as coaches and players, are broken down by position as follows, with the teams to be selected Jan. 22 via televised draft.
Defensive end: Greg Hardy, Panthers; Cameron Jordan, Saints; Robert Quinn, Rams; Cameron Wake, Dolphins; J.J. Watt, Texans; Mario Williams, Bills.
Interior lineman: Gerald McCoy, Buccaneers; Haloti Ngata, Ravens; Dontari Poe, Chiefs; Justin Smith, 49ers; Ndamukong Suh, Lions; Kyle Williams, Bills.
Outside linebacker: John Abraham, Cardinals; Ahmad Brooks, 49ers; Tamba Hali, Chiefs; Justin Houston, Chiefs; Robert Mathis, Colts; Terrell Suggs, Ravens.
Inside/middle linebacker: NaVorro Bowman, 49ers; Vontaze Burfict, Bengals; Luke Kuechly, Panthers; Patrick Willis, 49ers.
Cornerback: Brandon Flowers, Chiefs; Brent Grimes, Dolphins; Joe Haden, Browns; Patrick Peterson, Cardinals; Darrelle Revis, Buccaneers; Richard Sherman, Seahawks; Aqib Talib, Patriots; Alterraun Verner,Titans.
Free safety: Jairus Byrd, Bills; Earl Thomas, Seahawks; Eric Weddle, Chargers.
Strong safety: Eric Berry, Chiefs; Kam Chancellor, Seahawks; Troy Polamalu, Steelers.
Chiefs wide receiver Kyle Williams tweeted Friday that an ACL tear will end his season. Williams has been active for every game this year with five starts, but has been plagued with injuries. He caught nine passes in the first three games, but has just three for 24 yards since and hasn't scored a touchdown all year.
Wide receiver and kick returner Kyle Williams, who was waived Tuesday by the 49ers, has tweeted that he will be joining the Chiefs, ESPN has reported. Williams contributed 12 receptions this season, but only three since Week 3.
The 49ers will waive receiver Kyle Williams on Tuesday, according to reporter Adam Caplan. Williams has 12 catches this season and has struggled as a returner.
Fullback Bruce Miller and wideout Kyle Williams both contributed one catch for the 49ers in their loss Sunday to Carolina. Miller gained 10 yards on his first-half snag while Williams went got five on his, also before intermission.
Running back Kendall Hunter added 8 yards on three attempts in the ground game. LaMichael James was stopped for a 1-yard loss in his only carry.
A knee problem will not keep 49ers wideout Kyle Williams from playing against the Panthers on Sunday. He has been given the green light after having been deemed probable.
Bills wide receiver Chris Hogan (back), wide receiver Marquise Goodwin (elbow), linebacker Manny Lawson (hamstring), guard Kraig Urbik (knee), defensive tackle Kyle Williams (Achilles) and defensive end Mario Williams (hip) were all cleared to play Week 9 vs. Kansas City. Hogan was questionable, while the rest of the players were probable.
Bills defensive lineman Kyle Williams, who has been dealing with an Achilles injury for several weeks now and was listed as probable coming into the game, had his best effort of the season Week 8 at New Orleans. He recorded 1 1/2 sacks, giving him four overall, and had a season-high nine tackles, including six solo.
The four sacks put him just 1 1/2 away from his career high. He's averaging 4.8 tackles per game.
49ers wide receiver Kyle Williams overcame a minor injury to play Sunday in the Week 8 easy win over Jacksonville from London. Williams did a bit of everything in the game.
He caught one pass for 7 yards on the game and added a rushing attempt for 10 yards. Williams did not score and recovered a fumble. The Niners have a bye Week 9 and return Week 10 against Carolina.
49ers wide receiver Kyle Williams (knee) is active for the Week 8 game against Jacksonville from London on Sunday. Williams was a full participant in practice Friday and was considered probable to play. He has 10 catches this season over seven games for 101 yards without a score.
49ers wide receiver Kyle Williams (knee) was a full participant in practice Friday, and should have no problems in Week 8 against the Jaguars. Williams is officially listed as probable for Sunday's game.