Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports


49ers among four teams to offer contract to CB K’Waun Williams

Feb 21, 2017 at 7:08 AM--


The San Francisco 49ers are among the numerous teams that have expressed some level of interest in former Cleveland Browns cornerback K'Waun Williams, per NJ.com.

Williams has contract offers from four teams, including the New York Jets, which he visited last week. He also visited with the Detroit Lions. Other teams that Williams visited with or had plans to visit include the 49ers, Minnesota Vikings, and Miami Dolphins. It is unknown if those visits took place or which of those teams are among those that have offered a contract.

Update:
According to CSN Bay Area, the 49ers are indeed one of the four teams that have offered a contract to Williams. In addition to the Jets, the other two teams are the Lions and Dolphins.

Williams is expected to make a decision on a team later this week.

Williams, 26, has spent his entire three-year career with Cleveland after signing as an undrafted free agent in 2014. He was primarily used as a slot corner with the Browns.

Williams did not play in 2016 after a disagreement with the Browns over the treatment of an ankle injury that he suffered. After refusing to play in a preseason game, the Browns suspended Williams and then, in August, waived the cornerback. He immediately signed with the Chicago Bears, but failed his physical.

Between 2014 and 2015, Williams played in 26 games – starting 10. During those two seasons, he had 10 passes defended, three forced fumbles, two recovered fumbles, and two sacks. 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan was the offensive coordinator in Cleveland when the Browns signed Williams. The cornerback also worked with Jeff Hafley, the 49ers current defensive backs coach, during his two seasons in Cleveland.

Related News







More San Francisco 49ers News



Aaron Rodgers wanted Packers to take 49ers' trade offer, per report

By David Bonilla
Apr 29, 2021

Aaron Rodgers reportedly does not want to return to the Green Bay Packers. According to Pro Football Talk, the quarterback wanted the Packers to take the San Francisco 49ers' offer when the Bay Area team came calling on Wednesday. The Denver Broncos and Las Vegas Raiders are also on Rodgers' list of desired destinations. From unimpeachable source: As of last night, Aaron Rodgers' wish list was 49ers, Broncos, Raiders (not necessarily in that order). He wanted Packers to take the 49ers' offer. Next move by Rodgers is TBD.— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk)



La Canfora: Strong expectation among NFL GMs that 49ers try to trade Jimmy Garoppolo this week

By David Bonilla
Apr 27, 2021

The San Francisco 49ers have repeatedly stated that quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo remains in the team's plans for 2021. That would mean a rookie sitting behind him for at least the upcoming season, which makes sense. The 49ers are built to win now and have shown they can do so with Garoppolo at the helm. However, his durability has become a concern after missing 23 games over the past three seasons. Maybe that won't remain the plan. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that there is a "very strong" expectation around the league that San Francisco will make an effort to trade Garoppolo before or even during the draft. "Timing isn't great with 5 QBs about to go in 1st round, but Jimmy G's future there now seen as bleak," wrote La Canfora via



Report: Patriots working on a new contract for 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo -- just in case

By David Bonilla
Apr 28, 2021

Better safe than sorry, right? Dale Arnold of NESN reports that the New England Patriots are working on a new contract for quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. Yes, Garoppolo is still with the San Francisco 49ers, and this news doesn't necessarily mean that a deal is imminent. If accurate, it just means that the Patriots are getting everything in order -- just in case a trade happens. It could also mean that the Patriots believe the 49ers are likely to seek a trade. What I've been told, by a reliable source —- @Patriots are working on a new



49ers have no plans to restructure Jimmy Garoppolo's contract, say Shanahan and Lynch

By David Bonilla
May 1, 2021

The 2021 NFL Draft is in the books. San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan and general manager John Lynch spoke with reporters after making their eighth and final selection. There has been some speculation that the team might ask quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo to restructure his contract this offseason, especially after drafting his eventual replacement — Trey Lance of North Dakota State — with the No. 3 overall pick. There are no plans to do so right now. Why? Because it's not necessary. Even after earmarking over $12 million for its latest rookie class, San Francisco isn't as pushed up against the salary cap as some felt it would be this offseason. Garoppolo remains part of the 49ers' plans for the upcoming season and will be needed to mentor the


Featured

Trending News

Share 49ersWebzone