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Originally selected by the Denver Broncos in the first round (28th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft, this six-year veteran brings depth to the interior of the New Orleans defensive line. Williams has appeared in 89 career games with 63 starts recording 128 tackles (87 solo), six sacks, two passes defensed and one fumble recovery. Williams has also played in nine postseason games with seven starts, posting 13 stops (ten solo), one sack and one pass defense, opening two Super Bowls for Denver.
CAREER – Originally selected by the Denver Broncos in the first round (28th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft, this six-year veteran brings depth to the interior of the New Orleans defensive line. Williams has appeared in 89 career games with 63 starts recording 128 tackles (87 solo), six sacks, two passes defensed and one fumble recovery. Williams has also played in nine postseason games with seven starts, posting 13 stops (ten solo), one sack and one pass defense, opening two Super Bowls for Denver.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS – Signed by the Saints (UFA-Mia.), 5/13/19; Released by the Dolphins, 10/31/18; Released by the Lions, 10/25/18; Signed by the Lions to a one-year contract, 3/21/18; Released by Tennessee, 3/17/18; Signed by the Titans to a three-year contract (UFA-Den.), 3/10/17; Signed to a four-year contract with the Broncos, 5/2/16; Selected by Denver in the first round (28th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft.
2018- Played in 14 games with four starts combine for the Detroit Lions and the Miami Dolphins and finished with 14 tackles (eight solo). 2017- In his only season with the Tennessee Titans, played in 15 games with 11 starts and posted 20 tackles (12 solo)…Played in two postseason contests with one start and finished with seven tackles (six solo) and one sack…Posted his lone sack of the season when he dropped Alex Smith in the Titans AFC Wild Card Playoff Win, 1/6/18. 2016- Started all 16 games in his last season in Denver and had 29 tackles (20 solo), one sack and one pass defensed…At Tampa Bay, Oct. 2, finished with two tackles and a sack. 2015- Started all 15 regular season contests he played in and collected 25 tackles (18 solo) and three sacks…Opened all three postseson contests for the Super Bowl 50 Champion Broncos and made two stops (one solo) and one pass defensed…Recorded three tackles (two solo), including one tackle for loss and one sack at Detroit, Sept. 27…Notched one sack, his second of the season vs. Minnesota, Oct. 4. Also recorded a season-high four tackles (three solo) and one quarterback hurry. 2014- Finished second season in Denver with 21 tackles (17 solo) and one pass defensed. 2013- Played in 13 games (four starts) as a rookie and totaled 19 tackles (12 solo) and one fumble recovery in regular season finale at Oakland, Dec. 29…Recorded a career-best five tackles in Week 15 against San Diego, Dec. 12…Started all three games in the postseason and finished with three tackles (two solo).
COLLEGE: Williams started all 45 games played during his collegiate career at the University of North Carolina (2011-12) and Coffeyville Community College (2009-10), totaling 184 tackles (84 solo), 15.5 sacks (89 yds.), one interception, five passes defensed, two forced fumbles and four blocked kicks...Named a first-team All-America and All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection following his senior campaign for the Tar Heels in which his six sacks tied for the league lead among defensive tackles...Started all 13 games in his first season at North Carolina in 2011 and was the recipient of the team’s Jeffrey Cowell Memorial Award given to the outstanding first-year player for the defense...Opened all 20 contests at Coffeyville C.C., working his way up from a walk-on in 2009 to a first-team All-Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference pick in 2010…Graduated with a degree in communications.
PERSONAL: Williams played just one season of prep football at Jefferson City (Mo.) HS, making the team as a 310-pound senior and helping the school achieve a final ranking of No. 12 in the state and win the Freelance Football League title...Worked in the night shift at Modine Manufacturing Company, making radiator parts for large trucks before enrolling in junior college and pursuing a career in football...Sylvester L. Williams was born on Nov. 21, 1988, in St. Louis, Mo.