Draft Scout Snapshot:HIGH RISER: DS Rating on 9/1/09: #27 DT, #369/750 Overall, Projected Rd: 2009 Senior Bowl Invite…2008: 12 GP; 9 GS; 23 Sol-48 TT, 8.5 TFL, 1.5 SK, 1 PBU, 4 QBH; Games/Starts: 12/9 … Paced defensive tackles in 2008 with 48 total tackles … Second on team with nine quarterback pressures and tied for third with 8˝ tackles for loss. 2007: 14 GP; 10 GS; 19 Sol-40 TT, 6.5 TFL, 2 SK, 3 QBH, 1 BLK; Games/Starts: 14/10 … Started nine games overall and six of final seven. 2006: 6 GP; 0 GS; 1 Sol-2 TT, 1 TFL, 1 SK, 1 QBH; Games/Starts: 6/0 … Appeared in six games, including the final three contests against Vanderbilt, Kentucky and Penn State. 2005: Redshirted.
Post-Draft Outlook: A closer look at the Cardinals' picks: Round 1/26 -- Dan Williams, NT, 6-2, 327, Tennessee: The Cardinals were ecstatic when Williams fell this far. Nose tackle was one of the team's top two needs, and Williams is the space eater Ken Whisenhunt has wanted for three years. - by The Sports Xchange
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12/13/12 - NT Dan Williams (hamstring) missed practice this week. His status probably will be determined on Sunday. If he doesn't start, David Carter probably will replace him.
12/12/12 - DE Dan Williams missed practice time this week with a hamstring injury. He could be a game-time decision.
12/11/12 - NT Dan Williams suffered a hamstring injury against Seattle and did not return. He will be evaluated this week. If he can't play, Nick Eason likely will start.
10/28/12 - NT Dan Williams has been playing well. Their first-round pick in 2010. Williams reported to training camp in good shape for the first time and has done a decent job of taking on double teams. He also pursues well for a man his size. Williams' solid play is one reason inside linebacker Daryl Washington is having such a good season. Williams has done a decent job of keeping offensive linemen off Washington, allowing him to use his speed to make plays.
08/26/12 - NT Dan Williams played his best game of the preseason in Tennessee. Williams deflected two passes and impressed with his ability to pursue runners to the sideline.