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Tue, 23 Oct 2012 10:52:26 -0700
The Washington Redskins signed free-agent RB Keiland Williams (Lions) Tuesday, Oct. 23, and released RB Ryan Grant in a corresponding move. Grant had only one carry for five yards. Williams could challenge RB Evan Royster as the team's third-down back.
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 07:56:54 -0700
The Detroit Lions have released RB Keiland Williams.
Sat, 30 Jun 2012 10:43:45 -0700
Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew said the team did not sign a veteran running back this offseason because they were happy with how RBs Keiland Williams and Joique Bell performed during offseason workouts. Williams and Bell are expected to compete for the No. 3 running back job during training camp.
Mon, 25 Jun 2012 15:24:08 -0700
Detroit Lions RB Joique Bell, Stephfon Green and Keiland Williams and FB James Bryant will compete for the No. 4 running back spot in the roster. WR Stefan Logan could also be a candidate for that spot since the team has several wide receivers that are expected to make the team.
Fri, 02 Mar 2012 22:32:58 -0800
The Detroit Lions need to address their running back position during the NFL Draft or free-agent market. While RBs Jahvid Best (concussion) and Mikel Leshoure (Achilles') are under contract, the team enters the offseason without a clear No. 1 running back. If Best and Leshoure return at 100 percent, the Lions will be in good shape -- however, that is tough to bank on at this point in time. RBs Joique Bell, Jerome Harrison and Keiland Williams are also under contract.
Thu, 10 Nov 2011 12:56:36 -0800
Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Scott Linehan is not ruling out RB Kevin Smith seeing some action in Week 10 versus the Chicago Bears. "I could see him playing some this game," Linehan said. "The expectation is to get to Sunday and see where we are. The other two guys (Maurice Morris and Keiland Williams) are ready to go. There is a scenario there where Kevin can play for us."
Mon, 07 Nov 2011 20:27:05 -0800
Detroit Lions RB Jahvid Best (concussion) is unlikely to play in Week 10 against the Chicago Bears, according to a league source. RBs Maurice Morris, Keiland Williams and now Kevin Smith are likely in the mix for touches if Best is indeed out.
Sun, 30 Oct 2011 17:06:21 -0700
Detroit Lions RB Keiland Williams carried 11 times for just 25 yards in Week 8 against the Denver Broncos, and he added a five-yard reception. Williams saw 12 total touches, second-most on the team, with RB Jahvid Best (concussion) sidelined.
Wed, 26 Oct 2011 14:44:30 -0700
Detroit Lions RB Jahvid Best (concussion) is expected to miss the team's Week 8 game against the Denver Broncos. RBs Maurice Morris and Keiland Williams are expected to continue to share the load in Best's absence.
Thu, 20 Oct 2011 12:25:37 -0700
Detroit Lions WR Stefan Logan may see some work at tailback in Week 7 against the Detroit Lions with RB Jahvid Best (concussion) suffering from a concussion. RBs Maurice Morris and Keiland Williams will also see increased action. "We've considered that," offensive coordinator Scott Linehan said. "We use him some (there), and did last year. He's definitely going to be in the mix. I don't know how much he'll get, but I can see him getting a few cracks at it." Logan has three carries for seven yards this year and had 15 for 95 yards last year.
Wed, 19 Oct 2011 10:39:06 -0700
Detroit Lions RB Ronnie Brown, who the team acquired from the Philadelphia Eagles Tuesday, Oct. 18, was not available for practice Wednesday, Oct. 19, but the team feels they can get him up to speed in time for the Week 7. Brown expects to be used in short-yardage and goal-line situations when he gets up to speed with the offense. RBs Maurice Morris and Keiland Williams split repetitions in practice Wednesday.
Sun, 11 Sep 2011 08:49:50 -0700
The Detroit Lions have declared CB Alphonso Smith, LB Douglas Hogue, QB Drew Stanton, OG Jacques McClendon, OT Jason Fox, FB Keiland Williams, DL Nick Fairley inactive for Week 1.
Mon, 05 Sep 2011 11:29:01 -0700
The Detroit Lions have claimed free-agent RB Keiland Williams (Redskins) off waivers. In a corresponding move, the team released OL Chris Morris.
Sat, 03 Sep 2011 18:49:59 -0700
The Washington Redskins cut RB Keiland Williams Saturday, Sept. 3.
Wed, 17 Aug 2011 08:40:56 -0700
Washington Redskins RB Keiland Williams has been working as a third-down back during practice this week and the team could use him more in that role moving forward. Williams had been working as a fullback earlier in training camp.
Tue, 09 Aug 2011 21:16:30 -0700
Washington Redskins RB Keiland Williams is listed as the backup fullback on the team's first unofficial depth chart released Tuesday, Aug. 9.
Sun, 31 Jul 2011 10:12:33 -0700
The Washington Redskins opened training camp with RBs Ryan Torain, Keiland Williams, James Davis, Shaun Draughn, Roy Helu Jr. and Evan Royster. For the past six training camps, RB Clinton Portis opened camp as the team's No. 1 running back, but now the team has a battle to begin in training camp for the starting tailback duties. Torain replaced Portis last season, starting eight games for the Redskins. He rushed for 742 yards and four touchdowns, while averaging 4.5 yards per clip.
Thu, 12 May 2011 09:30:52 -0700
Washington Redskins RB Keiland Williams could take over the third-down back role next season if he is able to pick up the blitz consistently.
Wed, 09 Mar 2011 23:39:38 -0800
Washington Redskins RB Keiland Williams settled into a third-down back role last season, and offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan said his value as a blocker on passing downs was "crucial," reports Gary Fitzgerald, of Redskins.com. "He got in a role where he really helped us out on third downs," Shanahan said. "By the end of the year he was the best in terms of helping us in protections, especially after (RB Clinton Portis) went down. We needed Keiland and he did a great job in protections."
Mon, 29 Nov 2010 12:12:54 -0800
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said RBs Keiland Williams and James Davis likely will share reps during practice this week, but it is not sure which will start in Week 13, reports The Washington Post. Shanahan said he has confidence in both running backs.
Thu, 25 Nov 2010 08:39:36 -0800
Washington Redskins RB Keiland Williams will start in the team's Week 12 game, according to ESPN.com. RB James Davis will serve as the primary backup.
Wed, 24 Nov 2010 19:19:10 -0800
Washington Redskins RB Ryan Torain (hamstring) is expected to miss his third straight game in Week 12 against the Minnesota Vikings, according to Ryan O'Halloran of CSNWashington.com. RB Keiland Williams is expected to make the start in his stead.
Fri, 19 Nov 2010 12:55:08 -0800
Washington Redskins RB Clinton Portis (groin) will return to the field in Week 11 against the Tennessee Titans after missing five games, according to The Washington Post's Rick Maese. "If we didn't feel good about him, we wouldn't play him," head coach Mike Shanahan said. "He looked like he'd be good to go." RB Ryan Torain (hamstring) has been ruled out for Week 11. Shanahan would not discuss the exact role that Portis would play against the Titans. If Portis handles the majority of the work, RB Keiland Williams could be designated as the third-down back.
Tue, 16 Nov 2010 09:34:13 -0800
Washington Redskins RB Ryan Torain (hamstring) will see a doctor about his latest setback from a hamstring injury, according to CBSSports.com. Torain was going to play in Week 10, but tweaked his hamstring warming up before the game. RB Keiland Williams started in Torain's place.
Mon, 15 Nov 2010 23:40:05 -0800
Washington Redskins RB Keiland Williams ran the ball 16 times for 89 yards and two touchdowns in Washington's 59-28 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 10, according to NFL.com. Williams also caught four passes for 50 yards and one touchdown.
Sat, 09 Oct 2010 14:17:51 -0700
The Washington Redskins have signed RB Keiland Williams from their practice squad to their active roster, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Sat, 09 Oct 2010 08:34:46 -0700
The Washington Redskins will add practice squad RB Keiland Williams to their active roster prior to their Week 5 game, a source told Rick Maese, of The Washington Post.
Wed, 06 Oct 2010 12:15:46 -0700
The Washington Redskins likely will add practice squad RB Keiland Williams to the active roster before their Week 5 game, reports The Washington Post.
Wed, 06 Oct 2010 10:59:55 -0700
The Washington Redskins have signed free-agent RBs Keiland Williams and Javarris James to their practice squad, reports Matt Terl, of Redskins.com.
Sun, 03 Oct 2010 01:12:03 -0700
The Washington Redskins have waived RB Keiland Williams, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Fri, 01 Oct 2010 13:55:28 -0700
Washington Redskins RB Keiland Williams (ankle) practiced in full Friday, Oct. 1, but is questionable for Week 4, according to CSNWashington.com's Ryan O'Halloran. Williams will be available as the No. 3 running back.
Thu, 30 Sep 2010 15:55:55 -0700
Washington Redskins DT Albert Haynesworth (thumb), WR Anthony Armstrong (groin), S Chris Horton (ankle), S Kareem Moore (knee) and RB Keiland Williams (ankle) all practiced in full for a second consecutive day Thursday, Sept. 30.
Wed, 29 Sep 2010 15:07:58 -0700
Washington Redskins DT Albert Haynesworth (thumb), RB Keiland Williams (ankle), WR Anthony Armstrong (groin) and S Kareem Moore (knee) practiced in full Wednesday, Sept. 29.
Sat, 04 Sep 2010 07:02:54 -0700
Washington Redskins rookie RB Keiland Williams may have won the battle to be the team's third-down back after the team released RBs Willie Parker and Ryan Torain Saturday, Sept. 4, reports Jason Reid, of The Washington Post.
Thu, 29 Apr 2010 15:26:17 -0700
The Washington Redskins have signed undrafted rookie free-agents TE Logan Paulsen (California-Los Angeles) and RB Keiland Williams (Louisiana State), reports Rick Maese, of The Washington Post. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Tue, 02 Feb 2010 20:25:32 -0800
NFLCombine.net reports Louisiana State DE Rahim Alem, DT Charles Alexander, OT Ciron Black, LB Harry Coleman, CB Chris Hawkins, WR/RB Trindon Holliday, FS Chad Jones, WR Brandon Lafell, LB Perry Riley, RB Charles Scott, RB Keiland Williams and DT Al Woods have been invited to participate in the 2010 NFL Scouting Combine Feb. 24 to March 2.