Draft Scout Snapshot: A closer look at the Ravens' picks: Round 3/94 - Brandon Williams, DT, 6-1, 335, Missouri Southern...Anchor style nose tackle and Division II All-American who bench-pressed 225 pounds 38 times at the NFL scouting combine. Athletic for his size and can do a handstand and walk, performed well at Senior Bowl and will challenge Terrence Cody for playing time. - The Sports Xchange
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12/27/17 - DT Brandon Williams (back) was limited in practice Wednesday. However, he was able to meet with the media prior to practice and the injury does not appear serious.
Williams anchors the Ravens' run defense, which is ranked 14th in the NFL. He missed four games this season with a foot injury.
12/18/17 - DT Brandon Williams recovered a DeShone Kizer fumble at the 1-yard-line and slid the ball across the goal line for the touchdown and a 24-10 lead in the Ravens win over the Browns. "The ball was outside a little bit and I had to switch arms and scoot over," Williams said. "I'm just happy my teammate (linebacker Za'Darius Smith) hit the ball out of the guy's hand and I was able to make a play on it. That's just how our defense is. We play off one another." Williams said it was the first time he scored a touchdown since high school.
12/18/17 - DT Brandon Williams scored the first touchdown of his career Sunday against the Browns.
He pounced on a loose ball in the end zone after linebacker Za'Darius Smith strip-sacked QB DeShone Kizer. Williams was also a force on the defensive line.
10/23/17 - DT Brandon Williams returned to the lineup for the first time since Week 2 because of a foot injury. Without Williams, Baltimore had allowed an average of 169.5 yards rushing per game. The Ravens still struggled against the run, giving up 169 yards to the Vikings. Williams had five tackles, including one for a loss.
10/22/17 - DT Brandon Williams, who had missed the previous four games due to injury, tackled Vikings RB Latavius Murray for a 3-yard loss on Minnesota's first run of the game.
10/18/17 - NT Brandon Williams, who has missed the last four games with a foot injury, returned to practice Wednesday. The Ravens are allowing 169.5 yards per game without him in the lineup.
His status for Week 7 against Minnesota is uncertain.
10/15/17 - NT Brandon Williams (foot) was out for the fourth straight game, and the Ravens struggled against the run again, allowing 231 yards.
10/11/17 - DT Brandon Williams was still unable to practice Wednesday after missing his third straight game with a foot injury.
With Williams out of the lineup, Baltimore has struggled against the run, allowing 447 yards on the ground over the past three games. Ravens head John Harbaugh would not provide a timeline for when Williams might return.
10/09/17 - DT Brandon Williams missed his third straight game with a foot injury. As a result, Baltimore has struggled against the run, allowing 447 yards on the ground over that stretch. Ravens head coach John Harbaugh would not provide a timeline for when Williams might return.
10/05/17 - DT Brandon Williams (foot) missed practice again Thursday and is in jeopardy of missing his third straight game. "It's one of those injuries that is just a little bit unpredictable," head coach John Harbaugh said. "We're very hopeful it'll be soon. When he starts practicing, you'll know he's close." Williams left the Week 2 game against Cleveland and has not played since.