DeAngelo Williams news, rumors and stats

 

DeAngelo Williams

Pittsburgh Steelers
Running Back

Ht: 5.8 | Wt: 207

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YearTmGRushRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRush 2ptRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptTchsTot YdsFum Lost
2006CAR131215014.1410333139.48101548140
2007CAR161447174.9840231757.61101678921
2008CAR1627415185.54181221215.502029616390
2009CAR1321611175.1771292528.690024513693
2010CAR7873614.151011615.5500984221
2011CAR161558365.3970161358.44001719710
2012CAR161737374.26501318714.38201869242
2013CAR152018434.19302633312.811022711762
Average:1718295602219791019310261
Total:1371663054621731577970154482079

Steelers | PIT starters out second preseason game

Tue, 16 Aug 2016 08:42:56 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger, RB Le'Veon Bell, RB DeAngelo Williams and WR Antonio Brown won't play in the second preseason game Thursday, Aug. 18.

Fantasy Tip: Bell, Brown and Big Ben are all amidst the first pack in fantasy at their respective positions. D-Will is an RB3 as he'll take a backseat when Bell returns from his suspension.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: KDKA-TV - Bob Pompeani

Steelers | Pittsburgh to sit several players

Wed, 10 Aug 2016 11:15:00 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger, RB Le'Veon Bell, RB DeAngelo Williams, WR Antonio Brown and C Maurkice Pouncey will not play in the preseason game against the Detroit Lions Friday, Aug. 12.

Fantasy Tip: All of the players will be rested and should play in the next few preseason games. Brown likely will be one of the first players selected in drafts, while Bell probably will be a No. 1 running back once he returns from his suspension. Roethlisberger should also be a No. 1 quarterback in most fantasy leagues. Williams will have increased value over the first month of the season with Bell out but should also be a flex option when Bell returns.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Gerry Dulac

Steelers | Little chance Le'Veon Bell wins appeal

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 19:03:49 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell has vowed not to miss any games due to suspension for reportedly missing several drug tests, but no sources with knowledge of the situation believe he has a strong chance to win the appeal. As such, RB DeAngelo Williams would be in line to carry the load until Bell returns.

Fantasy Tip: He is still worth drafting as an RB1, but you'll obviously either need to draft DeAngelo Williams early or have plenty of depth on hand to fill the void in the first four games if his suspension is indeed upheld. Bell is a top-notch option when he is on the field.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ProFootballTalk.com - Mike Florio

Steelers | DeAngelo Williams feeling great

Wed, 20 Jul 2016 16:43:32 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams (foot) said he has recovered from the foot injury he suffered last season and is in the best shape he has been in his life.

Fantasy Tip: Williams is coming off a terrific 2015 season and should receive decent playing time as a No. 2 running back this season. He should be selected in the middle to late rounds of most fantasy drafts.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Mark Kaboly

Steelers | Pittsburgh may have two RBs in backfield

Sun, 17 Jul 2016 14:55:53 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell said he believes there will be times that he and RB DeAngelo Williams will be on the field at the same time. "There are definitely going to be packages where me and 'D-Lo' are going to be out there at the same time," Bell said. "I'm ready for that."

Fantasy Tip: Bell will receive most of the work at running back in 2016 but Williams should see decent playing time because of his solid play last season. Bell probably would be more of a receiver if both are on the field at the game time, which would help his fantasy value. Bell should be selected in the first round, while Williams could be a middle- to late-round option in drafts.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Steelers.com - Mike Prisuta

Steelers | DeAngelo Williams will be used

Thu, 09 Jun 2016 09:30:34 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams will be used by offensive coordinator Todd Haley in 2016 despite the return of RB Le'Veon Bell from injury. "I think the difference between last year and this year is that we got a big body of work from DeAngelo last year," said Haley. "We got to see him do a lot of things, and obviously he did a very good job for us. Knowing a lot more about him will maybe help give Le'Veon more rest when he needs it, although knowing Le'Veon he never wants to come off."

Fantasy Tip: Williams proved very valuable as a waiver-wire darling last year after Bell went down with injury, so he's surely capable of being productive with fewer carries, too. However, it remains to be seen how much he'll be used, and as long as Bell is healthy, Williams' fantasy value remains low.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Steelers.com - Teresa Varley

Steelers | DeAngelo Williams cleared

Wed, 06 Apr 2016 09:42:44 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams (foot) has been fully cleared for workouts.

Fantasy Tip: With Le'Veon Bell's (knee) status murky, Williams could open the season with enhanced value again. However, he's more of an RB4 or a handcuff to Bell that doesn't figure to see a big chunk of work when Bell is healthy.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Jeremy Fowler

Steelers | No surgery for DeAngelo Williams

Wed, 20 Jan 2016 12:54:56 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams (foot) will not need surgery on his injured foot this offseason, according to head coach Mike Tomlin.

Fantasy Tip: Le'Veon Bell should be healthy and ready to go this offseason, too, which means Williams would once again assume his backup role. He filled in very nicely for Bell this season, but he won't receive a lot of playing time in 2016 if Bell can stay healthy.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Ed Bouchette

Steelers | Pittsburgh's divisional round inactives

Sun, 17 Jan 2016 12:20:30 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared WR Antonio Brown, OT Byron Stingily, RB DeAngelo Williams, CB Doran Grant, DE L.T. Walton, QB Michael Vick, FB Will Johnson inactive for Week 19.

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Steelers | DeAngelo Williams ruled out

Fri, 15 Jan 2016 09:44:22 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams (foot) has been ruled out for the divisional game against the Denver Broncos Sunday, Jan. 17.

Fantasy Tip: Williams was never really expected to play this weekend. Fitzgerald Toussaint ($4,500, 9.0% of cap) and Jordan Todman ($3,700, 7.4% of cap) were both pretty productive in splitting the backfield duties in the wild-card round, but they face a much stiffer test this weekend. With a banged up Big Ben under center, both running backs are a tougher sell on FantasyScore.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Adam Schefter

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