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Tagged: Jamaal Williams (65 Results)


Saints RB Williams needs “some time” to recover from bad hammy

New Orleans Saints head coach Dennis Allen said on Tuesday that running back JAMAAL WILLIAMS will miss “some time” because of a hamstring injury suffered in Monday night’s game against theMore Carolina Panthers. The Saints will likely be signing running back TONY JONES to the active roster. Jones has been elevated from the practice squad the last two weeks and scored 2 touchdowns on Monday after Williams left the game. The Saints also hope to get KENDRE MILLER back from a hamstring injury eventually. Meanwhile, veteran rusher ALVIN KAMARA will be serving the final game of his suspension this week. Less

Source: NBC Sports


Saints RB Miller dealing with bad hammy

New Orleans Saints running back KENDRE MILLER is reportedly managing a new hamstring injury after a knee issue slowed him down throughout the summer. Saints head coach Dennis Allen didn’t doMore fantasy owners any favors on Thursday, declining to say whether Miller would be able to return in time for the season opener against the Tennessee Titans on September 10th. With Miller hobbled and ALVIN KAMARA suspended for the first three games of the season, the Saints will be thin in the running back room. Veteran running back JAMAAL WILLIAMS could be busy to start the season. Less

Source: Team Blog

Around the NFL: Saints running backs

Alvin Kamara's suspension for his involvement in a 2022 Las Vegas street fight/beating was handed down yesterday, and it was surprising. What was widely expected to be a six-game seat for the Saints starter was in fact only 3 -- yes, half what several players recently got for placing legal bets on other professional sports. Kamara met with Roger Goodell this week, and he must be a helluva salesman.   more »


Around the NFL: Alvin Kamara

Some resolution yesterday for Alvin Kamara, and potentially good news for those who drafted him already in best-ball leagues. He's reached a plea deal to a lesser charge in the battery case against him from a 2022 incident in Las Vegas.   more »


Spotlight: Kendre Miller

Alvin Kamara likely will be suspended for six games, opening the door for some other running back in New Orleans in make an impact. On that front, Kendre Miller looks more compelling than Jamaal Williams.   more »


Factoid: Detroit Lions

I like the look of David Montgomery. Jamaal Williams punched in a bunch of rushing touchdowns for Detroit last year, and I think Montgomery can fill that kind of role.  more »


Factoid: David Montgomery

David Montgomery is replacing Jamaal Williams in Detroit, so I took notice when those two showed up together in one of the stat charts I like to track.   more »



Saints sign RB Williams to three-year deal

The New Orleans Saints signed former Detroit Lions running back JAMAAL WILLIAMS to a three-year deal worth $12 million on Wednesday. The move to New Orleans for the 2023 season comesMore after Williams posted the best season of his career, rushing for over 1,000 yards and a whopping 17 touchdowns despite sharing backfield duties with fellow running back D’ANDRE SWIFT. Williams turns 28 in April. Less


Around the NFL: Jamaal Williams

Jamaal Williams was one of 2022's more surprising stars, scoring a league-high 17 rushing touchdowns for Detroit. It was nice timing, with Williams in a contract year. Detroit hopes to bring him back, but it will probably cost a little more than when they signed him two years ago. Unlikely he scores 17 touchdowns again.   more »



Lions offense roars vs. Bears

The Detroit Lions trailed the Chicago Bears at the end of the first quarter in Sunday’s game, but the team dominated for the final three quarters and finished with more thanMore 500 yards of total offense. Quarterback JARED GOFF threw 3 touchdowns on behalf of his fantasy owners, while running backs JAMAAL WILLIAMS led the team in rushing (144 yards) and D’ANDRE SWIFT had 2 total touchdowns and topped 100 total yards from scrimmage. Less

Fantasy News: Goal-line rushing

Jamaal Williams is having himself a season, is he not? A league-high 14 touchdowns for a running back who’s started only half of Detroit’s games.  more »


Ask the Experts: Who are you most thankful for this season?

ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through the Super Bowl with answers to a new question being posted Thursday morning. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: Which player are you most thankful for?  more »



Lions RB Williams scores 3 touchdowns vs. Giants

Detroit Lions running back JAMAAL WILLIAMS scored 3 touchdowns in Sunday’s win over the New York Giants, giving him an NFL-best 12 touchdowns on the year. Williams has two or moreMore touchdowns in five of the Lions’ ten games this season. Meanwhile, Giants star running back and NFL rushing leader SAQUON BARKLEY managed just 22 yards on 15 carries. Less

Source: Detroit Free Press

Mailbag: October 27, 2022

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition: What are the Jets getting in James Robinson? A closer look at the Swift-Williams tandem in Detroit. Backup running backs,Week 9 bye options, and more. more »


Around the NFL: Lions running backs

D'Andre Swift has missed the last two games with shoulder and ankle injuries; factoring in the team's bye, he's been sidelined nearly a month. Head Coach Dan Campbell says Swift will return to practice today, but it doesn't sound like he's 100 percent.  more »


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