Saints agree to terms with cornerback PJ Williams
The New Orleans Saints announced today that they have agreed to terms with cornerback P.J. Williams. The announcement was made by Saints’ Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis.
The #Saints and CB PJ Williams agreed to a 1-year deal worth $2M fully guaranteed for the versatile DB, source said.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 2, 2020
Williams, 6-0, 196, was originally selected by New Orleans in the third round (78th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft out of Florida State. He has appeared in 47 career regular season games with 22 starts, posting career totals of 150 tackles (119 solo), two sacks, four interceptions, one returned 45 yards for a touchdown, 23 passes defensed and two forced fumbles. In five postseason contests with two starts, he has added 16 tackles (13 solo) and five passes defensed.
In 2019, Williams played in 14 regular season games with eight starts, including opening the regular season finale at free safety, and posted 44 tackles (36 solo), one sack, one interception, three passes defensed and one special teams stop. He recorded a pass defensed in the NFC Wild Card Playoff vs. Minnesota.
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