Questions about Williams' strength and willingness to aid in run defense could have led to his draft fall, but the talented LSU product's ability to cover in space should earn him snaps as a rookie in an underrated Cleveland defense. Pairing Williams with last year's first-round pick, Denzel Ward, could give the Browns a dynamic corner duo for the next several seasons.
Broncos OLB Bradley Chubb (ankle) activated from injured reserve
Bradley Chubb is back. Denver activated its star pass rusher from injured reserve Saturday, clearing him to play for the first time in more than two months. Chubb has been sidelined since re-injuring his ankle in Week 2, which required an arthroscopic procedure to repair.
NFL injury updates, latest league news from Saturday, Nov. 27
Steelers CB Joe Haden, initially listed as questionable after being limited with a foot injury for most of the week, has been downgraded to out for Sunday's game versus the Bengals.
Titans WR A.J. Brown (chest) placed on injured reserve, expected to return in December
A.J. Brown's chest injury will keep him out a while. The Titans placed their top wideout on injured reserve Saturday, which sidelines him for at least the next three games. Ian Rapoport reported Brown's injury isn't considered season-ending and he should be back in December.
Titans WR A.J. Brown (chest) to miss Week 12 matchup vs. Patriots
An-already thin Titans offense has lost another key piece entering Week 13.
Bills CB Tre'Davious White out for season with torn ACL
The Bills will be without one of their best defensive players for the remainder of the 2021 season. CB Tre'Davious White suffered a torn ACL in Buffalo's Thanksgiving win over the Saints.
Browns RB Kareem Hunt, OT Jack Conklin expected to return from IR, play vs. Ravens
The Browns are receiving two significant reinforcements precisely when they need them most. Coach Kevin Stefanski told reporters Friday he expects both RB Kareem Hunt (calf) and OT Jack Conklin (elbow) to be activated off IR and to play in Cleveland's Sunday night game against AFC North leader Baltimore.
NFL injury updates, latest league news from Friday, Nov. 26
The Cowboys' offensive gameplan could be in for changes due to a notable injury to a significant player. Plus, other news from around the NFL on Friday.
No suspensions, but possible fines for altercations between Raiders-Cowboys
Dust-ups involving Cowboys DT Trysten Hill and CB Kelvin Joseph and Raiders S Roderic Teamer will not result in suspensions, per Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero.
Micah Parsons breaks Cowboys' rookie sack record
Although the Cowboys lost to the Raiders on Thanksgiving Day, LB Micah Parsons continued his sensational rookie campaign with another standout performance that included a little history for good measure.
Saints' Erik McCoy on offensive struggles vs. Bills: 'It sucks ... we got our butts beat'
The Saints aren't used to struggling under Sean Payton, but Thursday's performance at home in the 31-6 loss to the Bills might have marked a new low for the Super Bowl-winning coach.
'Electric' DeSean Jackson helps open up Raiders' offense in win over Cowboys
DeSean Jackson turns 35 years old next week. But the receiver can still fly and torture the Cowboys. The new Las Vegas wideout scorched his old foe for a 56-yard catch-and-run on the Raiders' third play to kick off the 36-33 overtime win on Thanksgiving.
Matt Nagy, Bears block out 'distractions' to end 5-game losing streak
The 4-7 Bears broke a five-game losing streak and brought head coach Matt Nagy some reprieve. But with six games left, including back-to-back games against NFC powers Arizona and Green Bay, the coach's long-term future remains in question.