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Sat, 08 Sep 2012 18:59:54 -0700
Free-agent WR Roy Williams (Bears) announced his retirement from the NFL with a status update on his official Facebook page Saturday, Sept. 8. Williams had planned on playing this season, and he had a tryout with the Houston Texans in late July, but he was not offered a contract.
Thu, 26 Jul 2012 05:01:49 -0700
Free-agent WR Roy Williams (Bears) will work out for the Houston Texans Thursday, July 26, according to his agent Ben Dogra.
Wed, 14 Mar 2012 11:03:42 -0700
The Dallas Cowboys likely will not show interest in free-agent WRs Patrick Crayton (Chargers) and Roy Williams (Bears).
Thu, 08 Mar 2012 16:58:47 -0800
The Chicago Bears have not spoken with impending free-agent WR Roy Williams or his representatives this offseason about a new contract.
Wed, 08 Feb 2012 13:19:08 -0800
The Chicago Bears may not be interested in re-signing impending free-agent WR Roy Williams this offseason. Williams believes he deserves a chance to go to training camp and compete for a roster spot.
Sun, 01 Jan 2012 15:08:40 -0800
Chicago Bears WR Roy Williams caught four passes for 60 yards and one touchdown in Week 17 against the Minnesota Vikings.
Wed, 28 Dec 2011 13:20:51 -0800
Chicago Bears WR Roy Williams said he would "be happy" to re-sign with the team for next year but will look at other teams if the club decides to go in another direction. Williams would like to stay regardless of whether offensive coordinator Mike Martz sticks around.
Sun, 25 Dec 2011 21:13:50 -0800
Chicago Bears WR Roy Williams posted team-highs with six receptions and 81 yards in the Week 16 loss against the Green Bay Packers. The yardage total was easily a season high, besting his 62-yard output in Week 11 against the San Diego Chargers. Williams came in with just six grab for 68 yards in four games since that performance against the Chargers.
Fri, 16 Dec 2011 06:29:05 -0800
Chicago Bears WR Roy Williams said he is upset and disappointed over WR Sam Hurd's arrest on federal drug charges. "This is just very shocking to me," Williams said. "And I'm kind of pissed off at him, too, because it's a really selfish act. He has let us down in the wide receiver group, in which we were so close. He let down the wide receivers coach, the head coach, the Bears organization and the city. But that's my boy, too."
Sun, 11 Dec 2011 17:59:40 -0800
Chicago Bears WR Johnny Knox had three receptions for a team-high 37 yards in Week 14 against the Denver Broncos. WR Roy Williams was the only other wideout to record a catch, posting two grabs for 22 yards. WRs Earl Bennett and Devin Hester each had no receptions and were just targeted once each.
Sun, 27 Nov 2011 18:37:54 -0800
Chicago Bears WR Roy Williams had three receptions for 37 yards in the Week 12 game against the Oakland Raiders. Williams has three or more catches in five of his past six games.
Sun, 20 Nov 2011 21:26:02 -0800
Chicago Bears WR Roy Williams had a season-high five receptions for 62 yards in Week 11 against the San Diego Chargers, rebounding from his zero-catch performance in Week 10. His previous season high had been four grabs in Week 9.
Sun, 13 Nov 2011 17:37:05 -0800
Chicago Bears WR Roy Williams started in Week 10 against the Detroit Lions, one of his former teams, but he was held without a reception. Williams was targeted just two times.
Mon, 07 Nov 2011 21:15:16 -0800
Chicago Bears WR Roy Williams had three receptions for 46 yards in the Week 9 game against the Philadelphia Eagles Monday, Nov. 7. After posting just six receptions in his first four games, Williams has 10 grabs over the past three games, with at least 46 yards in each game during the span.
Mon, 24 Oct 2011 07:30:59 -0700
Chicago Bears WR Roy Williams led the team with four receptions for 59 yards and a touchdown in Week 7. That gives him eight receptions for 109 yards in the last two games.
Tue, 18 Oct 2011 18:54:44 -0700
Chicago Bears WR Roy Williams has regained his starting spot at wide receiver after a slow start. He had three catches for 50 yards in the Week 6 win against the Minnesota Vikings, including two grabs for first downs.
Sun, 16 Oct 2011 21:42:56 -0700
Chicago Bears WR Roy Williams had three receptions for 50 yards in Week 6 against the Minnesota Vikings. The yardage total was his highest since Week 1, when he debuted with 55 yards. Over the past three games, he had just two catches for 26 yards.
Mon, 10 Oct 2011 21:29:14 -0700
Chicago Bears WR Roy Williams had just one reception for 11 yards in the Week 5 game Monday, Oct. 10, against the Detroit Lions, his former team.
Sun, 25 Sep 2011 19:54:43 -0700
Chicago Bears WR Roy Williams was targeted four times in Week 3 against the Green Bay Packers, but he was held without a reception.
Fri, 23 Sep 2011 14:21:34 -0700
Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III (calf), WR Roy Williams (groin), OG Lance Louis (ankle) and SS Chris Harris (hamstring) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23. They are all listed as questionable for Week 3 but are expected to play.
Thu, 22 Sep 2011 13:30:12 -0700
Chicago Bears WR Roy Williams (groin) practiced in full Thursday, Sept. 22.
Wed, 21 Sep 2011 14:20:30 -0700
Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber III (calf), S Chris Harris (hamstring), OG Lance Louis (ankle) and WR Roy Williams (groin) were limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 21.
Sun, 18 Sep 2011 08:52:23 -0700
The Chicago Bears have declared SS Chris Harris, DL Corey Wootton, OG Lance Louis, RB Marion Barber III, QB Nathan Enderle, WR Roy Williams, DL Stephen Paea inactive for Week 2.
Fri, 16 Sep 2011 18:50:09 -0700
Updating a previous report, Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith refused to rule out WR Roy Williams (groin) for Week 2 against the New Orleans Saints even though he did not practice again Friday, Sept 16.
Fri, 16 Sep 2011 13:50:28 -0700
Chicago Bears WR Roy Williams (groin) was limited during practice Friday, Sept. 16, and is listed as questionable for Week 2.
Fri, 16 Sep 2011 07:32:02 -0700
Chicago Bears WR Roy Williams (groin) will likely be a game-time decision for Week 2.
Thu, 15 Sep 2011 13:48:15 -0700
Chicago Bears WR Roy Williams (groin) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 15.
Wed, 14 Sep 2011 13:31:34 -0700
Chicago Bears WR Roy Williams (groin) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 14.
Wed, 14 Sep 2011 09:12:37 -0700
Chicago Bears WR Roy Williams' (groin) status for Week 2 is uncertain because of a groin injury he suffered in Week 1. If he is not able to play, WR Johnny Knox would start in his place.
Sun, 11 Sep 2011 12:57:28 -0700
Chicago Bears WR Roy Williams (groin) suffered a groin injury during the fourth quarter Week 1 and will not return to the game.
Wed, 24 Aug 2011 22:32:14 -0700
Chicago Bears WR Roy Williams is in danger of losing his starting job if he doesn't show improvement soon, according to receivers coach Darryl Drake. "I understand that Roy's got some things to do, as far as getting in shape, but that's not my fault, and that's not my concern," Drake said. "My concern is making sure, when we play Atlanta (in Week 1), we got the best guys out there, that is going to give us the best chance to win. And if (WR Johnny Knox) is that guy, then he needs to be out there."
Thu, 18 Aug 2011 07:45:31 -0700
Chicago Bears WR Roy Williams admits that he is still not in football shape at this point in training camp, and that has been increasingly apparent watching Williams go through practice at sometimes less than peak speed. Williams acknowledged that the biggest thing for him to work on at this point is "my conditioning. Getting my wind right. You have to be able to run in this offense. Run all day long."
Sat, 13 Aug 2011 22:38:21 -0700
Chicago Bears WR Roy Williams played just one series in the preseason opener Saturday, Aug. 13, against the Buffalo Bills, and he did not have any offensive statistics. He is trying to hold off WR Johnny Knox for a starting job.
Wed, 10 Aug 2011 11:19:50 -0700
Chicago Bears WR Roy Williams is listed as one of the starting wide receivers on the depth chart for the first preseason game.
Mon, 08 Aug 2011 13:57:54 -0700
Continuing previous reports, Chicago Bears WR Johnny Knox will compete with WR Roy Williams for the starting job at split end. Wide receivers coach Darryl Drake said Knox has "to improve" this year, but did not provide any specific details on what Knox needs to work on. Knox led the league in most interceptions on passes intended to a wide receiver (11).
Sun, 07 Aug 2011 08:58:57 -0700
Chicago Bears wide receivers Darryl Drake said WRs Johnny Knox and Roy Williams will be competing for the starting split end position during preseason.
Sun, 31 Jul 2011 10:35:31 -0700
Chicago Bears WR Roy Williams said joining the Bears was an easy decision for him, as he is reunited with offensive coordinator Mike Martz and wide receivers coach Darryl Drake. "To be back with Martz and coach Drake, it's a blessing for me to go to a system I already know that I've had success in," Williams said.
Fri, 29 Jul 2011 23:06:13 -0700
Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith hopes newly added WR Roy Williams will be able to turn his career around now that he is in the Windy City. Smith said Williams is a great talent, noting he is big, can block and they believe he can win one-on-one battles with defenders. "I think we've had some success with some players that it didn't work out somewhere else. Then they come here and finish up strong," Smith said of Williams.
Fri, 29 Jul 2011 04:23:11 -0700
With the Chicago Bears acquiring WR Roy Williams, the team reunites Williams with former offensive coordinator Mike Martz and gives QB Jay Cutler a bigger (6-3, 215 pounds) target in the passing game. Williams, who has had a tumultuous career, had his best season (82-1,310-7) under Martz while the two were in Detroit in 2006.
Fri, 29 Jul 2011 04:02:08 -0700
The Chicago Bears have reached a contract agreement with free-agent WR Roy Williams (Cowboys). Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Thu, 28 Jul 2011 16:45:53 -0700
The Chicago Bears are interested in adding free-agent WR Roy Williams (Cowboys), who was cut by the Dallas Cowboys Thursday, July 28. Williams played in offensive coordinator Mike Martz's system with the Detroit Lions and Williams has ties to receivers coach Darryl Drake.
Thu, 28 Jul 2011 15:26:01 -0700
The Dallas Cowboys released RB Marion Barber III, WR Troy Bergeron, OT Robert Brewster, OG Travis Bright, PK Kris Brown, OT Marc Colombo, OG Leonard Davis, LB Kelvin Smith and WR Roy Williams Thursday, July 28.
Tue, 26 Jul 2011 19:40:00 -0700
The Dallas Cowboys could look to re-sign WR Sam Hurd after announcing Tuesday, July 26, that they will not bring back WR Roy Williams. However, there is interest from other teams in Hurd.
Tue, 26 Jul 2011 11:34:05 -0700
The Dallas Cowboys have told WR Roy Williams that he will be released this week.
Thu, 07 Jul 2011 10:41:22 -0700
The Dallas Cowboys likely will not be able to agree on a restructured contract with WR Roy Williams and is expected to release him once the lockout is over.
Sun, 03 Jul 2011 11:54:48 -0700
The Dallas Cowboys likely will look to release WR Roy Williams once the lockout is over because of the money he makes and that the team wants to give WR Dez Bryant more playing time.
Wed, 16 Feb 2011 08:22:14 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Roy Williams' spot on the roster appears safe because there is no one on the roster that could immediately take over the No. 3 wide receiver job if Williams were released, reports Calvin Watkins, of ESPNDallas.com.
Thu, 13 Jan 2011 07:19:13 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Roy Williams will only return to the team in 2011 if he takes a pay cut, according to Gerry Fraley, of The Dallas Morning News. This season, Williams was a good No. 3 receiver whose blocking was as significant as his receiving. However, his contract calls for the salary ($9.25 million) of a No. 1 receiver.
Fri, 31 Dec 2010 16:08:32 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Roy Williams (groin) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 31. He is listed as probable for Week 17 and is expected to play.
Thu, 30 Dec 2010 13:14:15 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Roy Williams (groin) was limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 30, reports Calvin Watkins, of ESPNDallas.com. His status for Week 17 is uncertain.