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Jaguars | T. Williams placed on IR

Tue, 29 Aug 2006 13:58:25 -0700

Jaguars.com reports the Jacksonville Jaguars have placed DT Tony Williams (biceps) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2006 season.

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Jaguars | T. Williams does not play Saturday

Sun, 27 Aug 2006 00:39:37 -0700

Buccaneers.com reports Jacksonville Jaguars DL Tony Williams (bicep) did not play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 26.

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Jaguars | T. Williams a candidate for IR

Thu, 24 Aug 2006 10:56:32 -0700

Vito Stellino, of the Florida Times-Union, reports Jacksonville Jaguars DL Tony Williams (bicep) is a candidate to go on Injured Reserve. While the team would gain a roster spot, Williams' season would end prematurely.

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Jaguars | T. Williams remains out

Mon, 21 Aug 2006 16:27:21 -0700

Vic Ketchman, of Jaguars.com, reports Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio said Monday, Aug. 21, DT Tony Williams (biceps) remains out of practice.

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Jaguars | T. Williams injured Saturday

Sun, 20 Aug 2006 06:00:04 -0700

Carl Kotala, of Florida Today, reports Jacksonville Jaguars DT Tony Williams (biceps) is believed to have ruptured a bicep Saturday evening, Aug. 20, which would likely put him out for the season.

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Jaguars | Team re-signs T. Williams

Wed, 01 Feb 2006 17:10:35 -0800

The Associated Press reports the Jacksonville Jaguars have re-signed free agent DL Tony Williams.

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Jaguars | T. Williams Released

Sat, 03 Sep 2005 17:22:23 -0700

Jaguars.com reports the Jacksonville Jaguars have released DT Tony Williams.

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Jaguars | T. Williams Back at Full-speed

Sat, 06 Aug 2005 22:37:10 -0700

Bart Hubbuch, of the Florida Times-Union, reports Jacksonville Jaguars DT Tony Williams (ankle) appears to have made a full recovery from a broken ankle he suffered last season. While being limited in minicamps earlier in the year, he has been going at full-speed in training camp.

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Jaguars | Williams Signs Two-year Deal

Wed, 06 Apr 2005 13:45:32 -0700

ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli reports the Jacksonville Jaguars have signed free agent DT Tony Williams (Bengals) to a two-year deal worth $2.5 million, including a $500,000 signing bonus.

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Jaguars | Williams to Visit

Tue, 22 Mar 2005 15:36:40 -0800

Vito Stellino, of the Florida Times-Union, reports the Jacksonville Jaguars are scheduled to meet with free agent DT Tony Williams (Bengals).

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Broncos | T. Williams Visits

Wed, 16 Mar 2005 08:58:32 -0800

Lee Rasizer and Jeff Legwold, of the Rocky Mountain News, report the Denver Broncos met with free agent DT Tony Williams (Bengals) Tuesday, March 15.

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Bengals | Williams Unlikely to Return

Sat, 12 Mar 2005 17:01:45 -0800

Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals free agent DT Tony Williams is unlikely to be re-signed by the Bengals.

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Bengals | T. Williams to be UFA in 2005

Tue, 04 Jan 2005 13:36:49 -0800

Bengals.com reports Cincinnati Bengals DT Tony Williams is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent in March.

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Bengals | T. Williams Indicates He May Not Return

Mon, 03 Jan 2005 21:04:56 -0800

Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals DT Tony Williams (ankle), who was placed on Injured Reserve Oct. 29 with a dislocated ankle, is indicating he may not return next season. "I signed a four-year deal and I felt like I should be here to see it through," Williams said. "I don't know what's going to happen."

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Bengals | T. Williams Placed on IR

Fri, 29 Oct 2004 12:12:18 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals DT Tony Williams (ankle) was placed on the injured reserve list, which ends his 2004 season.

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Broncos | Foster Defends Questionable Block

Thu, 28 Oct 2004 20:24:14 -0700

Andrew Mason, of DenverBroncos.com, reports Denver Broncos OT George Foster defended his low block in Week 7 that dislocated and broke the ankle of Cincinnati Bengals DL Tony Williams (ankle). "I understand (Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis) being angry about it, but as far as I'm concerned, I'm not a malicious guy," Foster said. "Never have been. People that know me, I'm sure they know that too. I just want to put it out there that I'm not that type of guy. I'd never do anything like that on purpose." While Broncos' players and coaches defended Foster, many others round the league, including Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher, said it was a dirty play. "As I saw the situation he was in, I closed my eyes and I prayed for (Williams)," Foster said. "When he was on the cart, I just told him that I would never do anything like that on purpose, and that I was sorry for what happened."

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Bengals | Moore Atop Depth Chart at RDT

Thu, 28 Oct 2004 15:38:16 -0700

Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals DT Langston Moore is now first on the depth chart at right defensive tackle, ahead of injured DT Tony Williams.

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Bengals | Williams Undergoes Surgery

Wed, 27 Oct 2004 11:31:29 -0700

Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals DT Tony Williams (ankle) had surgery Wednesday, Oct. 27, on his broken and dislocated left ankle and will need six-months to recover from the injury.

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Bengals | Furious With Foster's Hit

Tue, 26 Oct 2004 19:10:09 -0700

Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports many Cincinnati Bengals' players were furious with a low hit by Denver Broncos OT George Foster that broke and dislocated the ankle of DL Tony Williams (ankle) in Week 7. "[Williams] is 6-6, 325. This is the NFL. You don't block a guy low on the ankle like that," DL John Thornton said. "You could have blocked him high, and Tony was nowhere near the play. He was five, 10 yards away. That's how they play. They put out a lot guys like that."

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Bengals | Williams' Season Over

Tue, 26 Oct 2004 15:25:41 -0700

Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals DT Tony Williams (ankle) is scheduled to have surgery Wednesday, Oct. 27, on his broken and dislocated left ankle. He will miss the remainder of the 2004 season due to the injury.

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Bengals | T. Williams Probable for Week 4

Thu, 30 Sep 2004 18:48:45 -0700

Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals DT Tony Williams (tooth) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 30, and was added to the injury report as probable for the Sunday, Oct. 3, game at the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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Bengals | T. Williams Wants To Remain In Cincinnati

Fri, 11 Jun 2004 14:51:15 -0700

Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports while Cincinnati Bengals DT Tony Williams has been upset with the Bengals' pursuit of free agent DT Daryl Gardener (Broncos), Williams said Friday, June 11, he hopes he plays for Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis beyond 2004. Williams' contract is up following the 2004 season. "When you think about it, everybody is in my situation, some guys just don't know it," said Williams. "We're all year to year in this league. If you don't play well, anybody can get canned. I'm looking to have a big year. Training camp is the real thing."

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Bengals | T. Williams Unhappy About Potential Signing of Gardener

Thu, 10 Jun 2004 10:16:13 -0700

Mark Curnette, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports Cincinnati Bengals DT Tony Williams is angered about the Bengals' possible acquisition of free agent DT Daryl Gardener (Broncos). Williams will be the player replaced in the lineup if Gardener signs and wins the job. "It (expletives deleted) me off," Williams said Wednesday, June 9. "They have to build for the future, I guess. Obviously they want to go in a different direction. I could see right away, actually, that I'm not going to be around (after the 2004 season). It's the business. The organization has to worry about their future." Williams has one year remaining on his contract and is due to make a base salary of $2.2 million in 2004.

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Bengals | Defense Still Undergoing Changes

Mon, 15 Mar 2004 08:33:28 -0800

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports the Cincinnati Bengals' projected 2004 starting opening day defensive lineup will consist of eight new players since Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis was hired as coach just 14 months ago. The remaining holdover starters from 2002 are RDE Justin Smith, RDT Tony Williams and LB Brian Simmons.

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Bengals | Thornton To Improve Team Pass Rush

Sat, 19 Jul 2003 10:01:19 -0700

Chick Ludwig, of the Dayton Daily News, reports for the Sporting News that Cincinnati Bengals DT John Thornton has the size and ability to occupy two blockers at defensive tackle and that should create more one-on-one situations with pass rushers DE Justin Smith and DT Tony Williams.

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Bengals | Williams Projected to Start

Fri, 16 May 2003 14:00:09 -0700

Bengals.com's Geoff Hobson reports Cincinnati Bengals DT Tony Williams is the projected starter at defensive tackle this year.

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Bengals | Injury Notes

Fri, 09 Nov 2001 15:32:29 -0800

Bengals.com reports Cincinnati Bengals CB Tom Carter re-aggravated his sprained knee at the end of Friday’s practice. The Bengals plan on re-examining Carter Saturday. If Carter is not able to play, the Bengals may have to activate Kevin Kaesviharn from the practice squad. CB Robert Bean (hamstring) is ready to play Sunday. It will probably be a game-time decision whether Bean, Carter or Bo Jennings will be the nickel CB. Head coach Dick LeBeau said that DT Tony Williams (foot) is ready to start.

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Bengals | Injury Notes

Fri, 09 Nov 2001 07:54:45 -0800

The Cincinnati Post reports Cincinnati Bengals backup OT Jamain Stephens strained his left hip at practice Thursday and did not finish practice. Trainer Paul Sparling said Stephens is probable to play at Jacksonville. Sparling said DT Tony Williams (mid-foot sprain) has been cleared medically and "it will come down to a coaching decision" whether or not he'll be active this weekend.

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Bengals | Injury Notes

Thu, 08 Nov 2001 16:04:52 -0800

The Cincinnati Post reports Cincinnati Bengals DT Tony Williams (foot) practiced Wednesday without any problems and will know Thursday if he will be able to play in Sunday’s game. CBs Robert Bean (hamstring) and Tom Carter (knee) are closer to game-speed, but Bean said he still feels some tweaking when he cuts or backpedals. WR Chad Johnson (collarbone) participated in some light tossing and jogging Wednesday.

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Bengals | Getting Healthier

Mon, 05 Nov 2001 13:40:16 -0800

Chick Ludwig of the Dayton Daily News reports for the Sporting News the Cincinnati Bengals have used their BYE week to get healthy. DT Tony Williams (right foot sprain), CB Robert Bean (hamstring), CB Tom Carter (bruised knee) and LB Canute Curtis (bruised right knee) have all healed over the BYE week. WR Chad Johnson (fractured left collarbone) may be the only player to miss this weekend's game.

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Bengals | Injury Notes

Mon, 29 Oct 2001 08:18:39 -0800

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Canute Curtis injured his right knee during yesterday's game and he is questionable for the team's next game, after this week's BYE. The status of several other Bengals for the team's next game is: DT Tony Williams (foot) is probable, as are CBs Robert Bean (hamstring) and Tom Carter (knee). WR Chad Johnson (hip) is doubtful.

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Bengals | Inactive Sunday

Mon, 29 Oct 2001 08:16:56 -0800

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports Sunday's Cincinnati Bengals inactive players were CBs Tom Carter and Robert Bean, RB Rudi Johnson, DE Jevon Langford, G Victor Leyva, WR Chad Johnson and DT Tony Williams.

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Bengals | More On Williams

Tue, 16 Oct 2001 11:59:07 -0700

Bengals.com Geoff Hobson reports the Cincinnati Bengals receieved some good news earlier. DT Tony Williams visited with Dr. Pierce Scranton in Seattle. The orthopedic foot and ankle specialist said Williams doesn't need surgery on his mid-foot sprain and he's still on track to return after the Nov. 4 BYE week.

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Bengals | Williams Update

Mon, 15 Oct 2001 13:15:19 -0700

As an update to a previous story, Bengals.com reports DT Tony Williams is headed to Seattle to see a footand ankle specialist and determine if his mid-foot sprain needs season-ending surgery. Williams is expected to be back for the Nov. 11 game in Jacksonville.

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Bengals | Whittington to Start

Wed, 10 Oct 2001 13:18:14 -0700

Bengals.com's Geoff Hobson reports Cincinnati Bengals head coach Dick LeBeau announded DL Bernard Whittington will get the starting nod at defensive tackle in place of Tony Williams (ankle) this weekend.

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Bengals | Williams Out For Four Weeks

Mon, 08 Oct 2001 16:00:32 -0700

Bengals.com reports Cincinnati Bengals DT Tony Williams will miss at least four weeks with torn ligaments in his ankle. Williams suffered the injury in the first quarter of Sunday’s game, but had another X-Ray taken Monday that revealed the injury.

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Bengals | Injury Notes

Sun, 07 Oct 2001 22:27:42 -0700

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports Cincinnati Bengals C Rich Braham (neck) made it through Sunday's game without incident. He said after the game he felt "99 percent" better than last week at San Diego. Braham played all 55 offensive snaps. LB Adrian Ross (strained right quad), who missed today's second half, is questionable for next week's game. LB Riall Johnson is probable for next week with a rib injury. Starting DT Tony Williams was taken for X-rays on his sprained foot in the first half but returned to the game. He is probable for Cleveland next week. S Darryl Williams is probable for next week with a foot injury.

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Bengals | Injury Notes

Fri, 07 Sep 2001 23:20:18 -0700

Geoff Hobson reports for Bengals.com QB Scott Mitchell's ankle has improved so much that coach Dick LeBeau is going to take a look at him Saturday before deciding on his status for Sunday's game. DT Tony Williams (finger) returned to practice Friday after missing Thursday's workout.

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Bengals | Williams Note

Thu, 06 Sep 2001 23:38:48 -0700

Geoff Hobson reports for Bengals.com DT Tony Williams caught his finger in the door of his home on the way to work Thursday and broke the tip of his right middle finger, but he's still expected to start on Sunday. Trainer Paul Sparling said surgery repaired Williams' nail bed and that the finger will be splinted, taped to the next one, and wrapped.

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Bengals | Injury Report

Thu, 06 Sep 2001 15:43:54 -0700

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports Cincinnati Bengals DE John Copeland (strained right hamstring) and rookie G Victor Leyva (sprained right ankle) are doubtful for New England. Rookie WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh also is doubtful with a bruised heel. WR Danny Farmer (knee), QB Akili Smith (shoulder) and DT Tony Williams (shoulder) are probable. QB Scott Mitchell (ankle sprain) has been ruled out.

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Bengals | Injury Notes

Fri, 31 Aug 2001 06:56:07 -0700

The Cincinnati Post reports Cincinnati Bengals LB Armegis Spearman tore his pectora muscle in yesterday’s pre-season game. Results of his MRI will be revealed this morning. Trainer Paul Sparling said Spearman will probably require surgery. DT Tony Williams suffered a shoulder bruise, but should be ready for the season opener.

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Bengals | One Injury Note

Fri, 31 Aug 2001 03:06:34 -0700

According to the AP, Cincinnati Bengals DT Tony Williams sprained his left shoulder in the second quarter of Thursday's pre-season game and didn't return.

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Bengals | Any Room For Me?

Thu, 12 Apr 2001 16:27:24 -0700

Geoff Hobson reports for Bengals.com Cincinnati Bengals DE John Copeland is wondering if there is any room for him along the team's defensive line. He figures he’s on the way out after the signing of fellow DE Kevin Henry. "Somebody has to go," said Copeland of a defensive line that has added players via free agency. The Bengals have added Henry and DT Tony Williams to a mix that already includes a group of 2000 starters in DE Vaughn Booker and DTs Oliver Gibson and Tom Barndt. Defensive coordinator Mark Duffner said it's too soon for Copeland to be thinking that way. Releasing Copeland before June 1 would save the club about $2.1 million under the salary cap.

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Bengals | News & Notes

Tue, 10 Apr 2001 10:01:49 -0700

The Cincinnati Post reports one of the Cincinnati Bengals key free agent additions, DT Tony Williams, worked out for the first time at Paul Brown Stadium Monday. Due to a conflict with Friday's pre-draft open house, Oregon backup QB A.J. Feely visited with the Bengals yesterday. He's a former college teammate of Akili Smith. Offensive coordinator Bob Bratkowski continues to work with some WRs and QBs and is adding new wrinkles to the team's offense, inlcluding some motion formations.

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Bengals | Team Notes

Thu, 29 Mar 2001 09:13:21 -0800

The Cincinnati Post reports Bengals QB Akili Smith's lawyer will appear on Smith's behalf at a hearing today in San Diego regarding charges of driving under the influence against Smith. Smith will be fined by the league if he is found guilty or pleads guilty. The Bengals have had 19 free agent visitors this off-season. They have signed two - QB Jon Kitna and DT Tony Williams.

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Vikings | Chester Visits Today

Mon, 19 Mar 2001 11:45:47 -0800

John Clayton of ESPN reports free agent DT Chester McGlockton, released by the Chiefs, will visit the Vikings today. The team is looking for replacements on the defensive line after losing Tony Williams and John Randle. The Broncos reportedly remain interested in McGlockton as well.

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Bengals | Team Notes

Wed, 07 Mar 2001 17:26:19 -0800

Geoff Hobson reports for the team's official site the Cincinnati Bengals met with free agent DT Dana Stubblefield (Redskins) earlier today, even though they signed DT Tony Williams yesterday. They are thinking of moving Stubblefield to defensive end, if he signs. The Bengals continued to talk late into Wednesday afternoon with the agents for QBs Gus Frerotte and Jon Kitna. Also, the team had a conversation with agent Kristen Kuliga who represents former Bills QB Doug Flutie and she said the team responded with interest. She said Cincinnati fits Flutie's desire as a place where he can start.

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Jets | Free Agent Notes

Wed, 07 Mar 2001 11:57:50 -0800

The NY Daily News reports Jets free agent DT Jason Ferguson's visit to Cincinnati has been canceled after the Bengals signed DT Tony Williams yesterday. As previously reported, the Jets will visit with two free agent TEs this week, Ed Perry (Dolphins) and Jason Dunn (Chiefs). Perry also is a long snapper, a need for the Jets.

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Bengals | More On Williams

Tue, 06 Mar 2001 16:46:43 -0800

Updating an earlier report, Len Pasquarelli reports for SportsLine.com the deal agreed to with the Cincinnati Bengals by DT Tony Williams is a four-year, $11 million contract and includes a $4 million signing bonus.

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Bengals | Williams Agrees

Tue, 06 Mar 2001 16:42:58 -0800

Geoff Hobson reports for Bengals.com the Bengals have agreed in principle to the terms of a contract with free agent DT Tony Williams (Vikings), according to his agent Jimmy Sexton. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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