Data Scout Notes: 2012: 2ndC/NAM...P2ndC/P2ndM/PLombardi/PNagurski/POutland/PBednarik/PLott...2011: NA...2010: NA
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Draft Scout Jesse Williams News
08/05/14 - DT Jesse Williams was waived/injured after he suffered a knee injury on July 30 that will require surgery. The 2013 fifth-round pick out of Alabama also missed last season with knee issues. Williams was placed on reserve/injured after clearing waivers.
08/27/13 - DT Jesse Williams was placed on injured reserve because he could not work through a lingering knee issue.
"It's going to take him a long time, so (we wanted) to give him the consideration to get it right," coach Pete Carroll said. "This is the right thing we can do for Jesse. And he did everything we asked of him, and looked good when he had his chances. But his knee wasn't holding up, so we had to give him a big break."
One of the reasons that Williams fell down the draft board to the fifth round was concerns about his knee holding up through a long NFL Season. Pete Carroll had liked how Williams performed during practice. However, the University of Alabama product looked hobbled in the Denver game two weeks ago.
08/27/13 - DT Jesse Williams (knee) was placed on reserve/injured by the Seahawks Monday.
07/31/13 - DE Jesse Williams has missed practice for the last two days with a knee issue.
04/28/13 - A closer look at the Seahawks' picks: Round 5/137 - Jesse Williams, DT, 6-3, 325, Alabama...Projected to go in the first two rounds, Williams surprisingly fell to the fifth round. He will be used as a run stuffer inside on early downs. - The Sports Xchange