The Giants waived Williams on Tuesday, Michael Eisen of the Giants' official site reports.
The Giants are dealing with more significant injuries at linebacker than defensive end heading into their Week 10 matchup with the 49ers, so Williams was deemed an expendable member of the roster. Though he's now been waived by the Giants twice this season, Williams could rejoin the club's practice squad if he goes unclaimed off waivers.
After cornerback Janoris Jenkins was handed an indefinite suspension earlier this week, the Giants will add Williams to fill the open roster spot. The defensive end impressed the Giants during training camp with his pass-rushing skills, but it's unlikely he'll have much of an opportunity to showcase his abilities if Olivier Vernon (ankle) is able to return to action Sunday against the Rams.
Williams was waived by the Giants on Saturday, Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com reports.
Williams totaled six tackles and one sack in four preseason games for the Giants, but ultimately didn't quite show enough to warrant a roster spot. The 24-year-old has bounced around a few teams' practice squads after going undrafted in 2015 and has yet to appear in an NFL game.
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