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Thu, 20 Jun 2013 16:01:59 -0700
Minnesota Vikings CB Xavier Rhodes, one of their first-round picks in 2013, has earned positive reviews about his ball skills from first-year defensive coordinator Alan Williams. He said that in practice, Rhodes "got his hands on some balls and he's not giving up deep balls. That's the big thing because a lot of guys like to sit on passes and you see them intercept balls and you say 'wow' and then a lot of balls are going over his head. And he's not giving up either. He's tough down low and up top." Williams also said that Rhodes should pair with fellow tall, rangy CB Chris Cook to give the Norse more flexibility on their play-calling.
Fantasy Tip: Harrison Smith already has helped this secondary's takeaway potential, and a group of steadier CBs could push Minny into occasional fantasy relevance..
Thu, 19 Jan 2012 10:05:12 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings have hired Indianapolis Colts defensive backs coach Alan Williams as their new defensive coordinator.
Wed, 18 Jan 2012 12:20:47 -0800
Updating a previous report, Indianapolis Colts defensive backs coach Alan Williams is expected to accept the Minnesota Vikings defensive coordinator position.
Wed, 18 Jan 2012 10:51:03 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings are expected to offer their defensive coordinator position to Indianapolis Colts defensive backs coach Alan Williams.
Tue, 17 Jan 2012 05:24:47 -0800
Updating a previous item, the Minnesota Vikings are expected to interview Indianapolis Colts defensive backs coach Alan Williams for their defensive coordinator position Tuesday, Jan. 17.
Mon, 16 Jan 2012 15:38:07 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings have asked permission to interview Indianapolis Colts defensive backs coach Alan Williams for their defensive coordinator position.
Tue, 02 Feb 2010 11:24:01 -0800
Sean Jensen, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Indianapolis Colts secondary coach Alan Williams said he probably would explore the possibility of interviewing for the Chicago Bears defensive coordinator position if the Bears contacted him, but is happy with his job with the Colts. "All coordinator jobs are intriguing. If they call and if that happens, when that time comes, it'll be neat to explore the opportunity. But if not, I have a great group to work with," Williams said.
Wed, 06 Jan 2010 11:40:23 -0800
Sean Jensen, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Indianapolis Colts defensive backs coach Alan Williams could be a candidate for the Chicago Bears' vacant defensive coordinator position. The Bears would have to wait until the Colts finished their season if they were interested in interviewing Williams.
Wed, 31 Jan 2007 09:27:13 -0800
Sean Jensen, of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, reports the Minnesota Vikings might be interested in speaking with Indianapolis Colts defensive backs coach Alan Williams about filling their defensive coordinator vacancy.
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