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Jonathan Williams: Not practicing
Williams (concussion) didn't practice Thursday.
Williams was elevated from the practice squad for the first time this season ahead of Sunday's 28-20 loss to the Rams, briefly benefitting from Brian Robinson's hamstring injury. Williams got one carry on 13 snaps before entering concussion protocol, and he's now in danger of missing a matchup with the Jets on Sunday.... See More ... See Less
Jonathan Williams: Back to practice squad
Williams (concussion) reverted to the Commanders' practice squad Monday.
Williams operated behind Antonio Gibson in Sunday's loss to the Rams with Brian Robinson (hamstring) unavailable. The running back lost two yards on his only carry while failing to reel in a target over 13 offensive snaps before exiting with a concussion. Depending how quickly he's able to clear protocols, he could be an option for an elevation in Week 16 against the Jets.... See More ... See Less
Commanders' Jonathan Williams: Won't return vs. Los Angeles
Williams (concussion) has been ruled out for the rest of Sunday's contest against the Rams, Zach Selby of the Commanders' official site reports.
Williams got playing time Sunday for the first time this season with Brian Robinson ruled out ahead of Sunday's game with a hamstring injury. Williams finishes the game with one carry for minus-two yards and did not catch his lone target on 13 snaps.... See More ... See Less
Commanders' Jonathan Williams: Elevated from practice squad
Williams was elevated from the practice squad by the Commanders on Saturday.
Starting running back Brian Robinson has been ruled out for Washington's matchup with the Rams on Sunday, opening a spot on the team's running back depth chart. Antonio Gibson and Chris Rodriguez remain ahead of Williams, who has yet to play in a regular-season game in 2023.... See More ... See Less
Commanders' Jonathan Williams: Bumped down to practice squad
The Commanders reverted Williams to their practice squad Friday.
Williams was called up in the event that Antonio Gibson (toe) wasn't able to play Thursday against the Cowboys. Williams will head back to the practice squad and keep himself ready for his next opportunity.... See More ... See Less
Commanders' Jonathan Williams: Won't play Thursday
Williams (coach's decision) is inactive Thursday against the Cowboys.
Williams was elevated from the practice squad Wednesday as insurance for Antonio Gibson (toe), who was considered questionable to play. However, Gibson will suit up against Dallas and Williams will now be the odd man out in the Commanders' backfield.... See More ... See Less
Commanders' Jonathan Williams: Gets elevated for Thursday
The Commanders elevated Williams from their practice squad for Thursday's game at Dallas.
With Antonio Gibson (toe) banged up, Washington saw fit to call up Williams to provide some depth at running back in Week 12. It will be his first game this season, and as long as Brian Robinson is upright, Williams' path to playing time is narrow.... See More ... See Less
Jonathan Williams: Returns to Washington
Williams (undisclosed) signed with the Commanders' practice squad Tuesday, Ben Standig of The Athletic reports.
Williams was waived with an injury settlement by the team in September, but this move signals the Arkansas product has fully recovered. The 29-year-old spent the last two seasons in Washington as well, appearing in 13 games in 2022, totaling 37 carries and 157 yards on the ground.... See More ... See Less
Jonathan Williams: Released with injury settlement
Williams (undisclosed) was released from the Commanders' injured reserve with an injury settlement Friday, Ben Standig of The Athletic reports.
Williams is now free to sign wherever he'd like if he can pass a physical. The running back appeared in 13 games with Washington in 2022, turning 37 carries into 157 yards while also catching seven passes on 10 targets for 40 yards over 96 offensive snaps.... See More ... See Less
Commanders' Jonathan Williams: Likely headed for IR
Williams (undisclosed) is expected to be placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
Williams was working to earn the team's No. 3 running back role behind Brian Robinson and Antonio Gibson, but instead, he might end up spending the 2023 campaign on the shelf.... See More ... See Less
Commanders' Jonathan Williams: Working as No. 3 back
Williams opened the offseason program working as Washington's No. 3 running back, Zach Selby of the team's official site reports.
Williams has a real shot to keep the role heading into Week 1, but it wouldn't necessarily make him third in line for touches on offense. He's an experienced special teamer, which means the 29-year-old might technically be active over fellow RBs Chris Rodriguez and Jaret Patterson on gamedays even if one or both of the young backs is ahead of Williams in the pecking order for carries. All are behind Brian Robinson and Antonio Gibson, the returning top two in a Washington backfield that could be reevaluated under new offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy.... See More ... See Less
Commanders' Jonathan Williams: Signed through 2023
The Commanders signed Williams to a one-year contract extension Friday, Ben Standig of The Athletic reports.
Williams appeared in a career-high 13 games in 2022, his second season with Washington, and compiled 44 touches for 192 yards but failed to find the end zone. With Antonio Gibson (foot) and Brian Robinson (knee) out to end the year, Williams totaled 23 rushing attempts for 62 yards across 61 offensive snaps in Weeks 17 and 18. With Gibson and Robinson both still on their rookie deals in 2023, Williams figures to garner a similar depth role next season and will remain on the outskirts of fantasy relevancy.... See More ... See Less
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