The rookie out of The University of Houston suffered a knee injury during the preseason and was eventually released with an injury settlement. The 49ers currently have 10 safeties on the roster, so Williams will have an extensive evaluation before getting a chance on the team.
Williams (knee) agreed to an injury settlement with the 49ers on Tuesday, Matt Barrows of The Athletic Bay Area reports.
Williams suffered a season-ending knee injury during a practice last Thursday, so he'll rehab towards being ready for 2019. Dexter McCoil was brought in to fill his roster spot.
Williams (knee) was placed on injured reserve Friday, Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com reports.
Williams was carted off the practice field Thursday with what is now confirmed to be a season-ending knee injury. Fortunately, the safety will not require surgery. The 49ers re-signed defensive back Dexter McCoil to take Williams' spot during training camp.
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