The Cowboys waived Williams (undisclosed) from injured reserve Saturday, per the league's official transaction report.
Williams spent last season on the Cowboys' practice squad and could have the same role when he's healthy again. His last NFL experience came in 2015, when he suited up for two games, rushing twice for 12 yards.
Williams (undisclosed) cleared waivers and reverted to injured reserve, according to the league's official transaction log.
The nature of Williams' injury isn't clear, but the running back is nonetheless stuck on IR through the end of the league year unless he agrees to an injury settlement.
Williams signed a contract with the Cowboys on Saturday, David Helman of DallasCowboys.com reports.
Williams had just been released by the Cowboys on Thursday, but was brought back to Dallas just two days later after clearing waivers. He'll be a longshot to make the 53-man roster, but could be a candidate for the practice squad again this season.
Williams was waived by the Cowboys on Thursday, Todd Archer of ESPN reports.
Williams signed a reserve/future contract back in January, but with the Cowboys' fairly deep running back depth chart, the 25-year-old was always a long shot to make the 53-man roster. If Williams clears waivers, he could end up back with Dallas after spending a chunk of last season on the team's practice squad.
Williams signed a reserve/future contract with the Cowboys on Monday, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.
Williams spent three games on the Cowboys' 53-man roster during Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension, but was a healthy scratch for each contest. The 25-year-old hasn't seen game action since a brief two-game stint with the Colts to close the 2015 season.
Williams re-signed with the Cowboys' practice squad Thursday, Rob Phillips of the Cowboys' official site reports.
Williams was waived earlier in the week in order to make room for Ezekiel Elliott on the active roster. He'll likely finish off the season on the practice squad after spending the past three weeks on the 53-man roster.
Williams was waived by the Cowboys on Monday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.
The move is hardly a surprise with star running back Ezekiel Elliott slated to return from his six-game suspension this week. The 25-year-old was a healthy scratch for each of his three games with the team.
Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett confirmed Sunday that the team would sign Williams off its practice squad, Todd Archer of ESPN.com reports.
Williams will take the roster spot of Darren McFadden, who mutually parted ways with the Cowboys after being active for just one of the team's first 11 games. Since he'll slot in as the No. 3 running back and fall another spot on the depth chart once Ezekiel Elliott returns from suspension in Week 16, Williams will struggle to see opportunities on offense while both Alfred Morris and Rod Smith remain healthy.
Williams signed with the Cowboys' practice squad Thursday, Brandon George of The Dallas Morning News reports.
The Cowboys bring in the NFL journeyman as they prepare for life without Ezekiel Elliott - who will likely begin serving his six-game suspension this week. Williams has spent time with the Cowboys previously and has also had stints with the Steelers, Colts and Patriots.
Williams signed with the Steelers on Tuesday, Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
The 24-year-old has had stints with the Patriots, Colts, and Cowboys, but he has never been able to find his footing in the league. He'll now hope to secure a reserve spot on the Steelers' roster as they head into the offseason.
Williams was waived by the Colts on Monday.
Williams was sent packing after he failed to impress this preseason. He was given most of the late work in games, behind the likes of Robert Turbin, Jordan Todman, and Josh Ferguson. Williams will now look to sign on with another team in need of running back depth.
Williams had one carry for five yards and two receptions for 13 yards, including a seven-yard touchdown, in Saturday's preseason loss to Baltimore.
Williams got most of his work late as he looks far behind Robert Turbin, Jordan Todman and Josh Ferguson in the competition for the backup role behind Frank Gore.
Williams had seven carries for just five yards and one reception for 10 yards in Saturday's preseason win over Buffalo.
Williams would appear to be behind Robert Turbin, Jordan Todman, and Josh Ferguson in the competition for the backup to Frank Gore. None of the running backs were impressive Saturday as the offensive line struggled to open up room to run. Williams is likely a long shot to make the final roster at this point.
Williams had two carries for 12 yards in Sunday's win over the Titans.
Williams, an undrafted rookie running back, was signed by the Colts in late-December and made his only contributions to the stat sheet in the season finale. In his two games on the team's roster, he provided depth behind Frank Gore and Dan Herron, but will have to compete for that role again in 2016.
The Colts have added Williams (off of the Dolphins practice squad) to their active roster.
In a corresponding move, the team waived running back Zurlon Tipton, with the 5-foot-7, 195-pound Williams now in line to provide the team with a change-of-pace option behind Frank Gore and Dan Herron.
The Cowboys have waived Williams.
Following the move, the Cowboys' running back corps is currently head by Darren McFadden, with Robert Turbin and Rod Smith on hand to serve in reserve/complementary roles.
Williams was signed by the Cowboys on Wednesday off the Redskins practice squad.
There was an open roster spot for Williams in Dallas after the Cowboys recently released running back Joseph Randle. Williams, an undrafted rookie, is a 5-foot-8 195-pound running back who could provide value in the passing game and possibly as a returner. As for now, Darren McFadden and Christine Michael will get most of the work out of the Cowboys' backfield.
Williams ran for 15 yards and a touchdown on two carries against UTEP on Saturday.He saw teammates Tra Carson, Ben Malena, Brice Dolezal and Brandon Williams steal 16 carries. Williams is only an option in SEC-only leagues.
Williams ran for 65 yards and a touchdown on six carries against Vanderbilt on Saturday.He also lost a fumble, however, so it will be interesting to see whether that error might stall Williams' otherwise fast ascent through the A&M depth chart. He's the most talented running back on the team, but Ben Malena, Tra Carson and Brandon Williams limit his fantasy utility.
Williams ran for 45 yards on nine carries against Auburn on Saturday.Williams failed to score, but it's noteworthy that he received two more carries than presumed top running back Ben Malena. Williams might establish himself as A&M's top runner in the near future.
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