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Dan Williams
DT #92
Height:
6-2
Weight:
327
Age:
26
College:
Tennessee
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2013):

TCKL
23
SCK
1.0
FF
0
INT
1
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 125 89 36 1.0 0 7 1 2 -- 2 1 0 1
2013 ARI 14 10 23 15 8 1.0 0 2 1 2 2 2 1 0 --
2012 ARI 15 11 44 33 11 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2011 ARI 10 10 20 14 6 0.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2010 ARI 15 0 38 27 11 0.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @STL L 24-27 1 1 0 -- 0 1 1 2 2 2 1 0 --
2 DET W 25-21 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @NO L 7-31 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @TB W 13-10 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 CAR W 22-6 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 @SF L 20-32 5 4 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 SEA L 22-34 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 ATL W 27-13 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 HOU W 27-24 4 2 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 @JAC W 27-14 3 3 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 IND W 40-11 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 @PHI L 21-24 -- 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 STL W 30-10 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 @TEN W 37-34 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 @SEA W 17-10 4 0 4 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 SF L 20-23 2 1 1 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

NoteCARDS:

  • The Cardinals first-round selection in the 2010 NFL Draft and the 26th overall pick; was the fourth defensive tackle taken in the draft.
  • Appeared in 15 games with a career-high 11 starts in 2012, establishing a career high with 41 tackles on the season.
  • At Tennessee, learned under the tutelage of current Cowboys defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin and four-time NFL Pro Bowler Chester McGlockton.

NoteCARDS:

  • The Cardinals first-round selection in the 2010 NFL Draft and the 26th overall pick; was the fourth defensive tackle taken in the draft.
  • Appeared in 15 games with a career-high 11 starts in 2012, establishing a career high with 41 tackles on the season.
  • At Tennessee, learned under the tutelage of current Cowboys defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin and four-time NFL Pro Bowler Chester McGlockton.

Pro Career:

The Cardinals first-round selection (26th overall) in the 2010 NFL Draft, Williams has appeared in 40 games (21 starts) over his first three seasons. During the 2011 campaign, he suffered a broken arm and was placed on injured reserve on 11/22/11.

2012: Played in 15 games and made a career-high 11 starts … recorded a career-best 41 tackles and had one fumble recovery and one pass defensed … recovered a Michael Vick fumble that was forced by Sam Acho in the second quarter vs. Phi (9/23); marked his first career fumble recovery … collected two tackles and had a QB hit vs. Mia (9/30) ... posted four tackles @ GB (11/4) … had one tackle and one pass defensed @ Atl (11/18) … led the d-line with four tackles, including a team-best two for loss vs. StL (11/25) … established a new career high with a team-leading 10 tackles @ NYJ (12/2); also matched his previous career high with six solo tackles … started but left the game in the first half with a hamstring injury @ Sea (12/9) … inactive (hamstring) vs. Det (12/16) … collected four tackles vs. Chi (12/23) … led the d-line with eight tackles, including one for loss, and had one QB hit @ SF (12/30); reached 100 career tackles.

2011: Started the first 10 games of the season before suffering a broken arm that ended his year … collected 22 tackles and two passes defensed … made first career start and led the defensive line with four solo tackles, including a tackle for loss, in the season opener vs. Car (9/11) … had one tackle and one pass defensed @ Was (9/18) … totaled two tackles and had one QB hit vs. NYG (10/2) … collected three tackles @ Min (10/9) … registered three tackles @ Bal (10/30) … had one QB pressure vs. StL (11/6) and six unassisted tackles and had one pass defensed @ SF (11/20); suffered a broken arm in the fourth quarter … placed on injured reserve (arm) on 11/22.

2010: Played in 15 games as a rookie, totaling 37 tackles, two passes defensed and a forced fumble … recorded one tackle and one forced fumble in first NFL game @ StL (9/12) … recorded two tackles vs. Oak (9/26) and was part of a defense that held the Raiders to one TD in five trips to the red zone … inactive @ SD (10/3) … recorded five tackles vs. TB (10/31) … totaled two tackles and one tackle for loss vs. Sea (11/14) … registered one tackle and first career pass defensed @ KC (11/21) … led d-line with a career-high six tackles vs. SF (11/29) … for the second straight week, led the d-line with a then career-best six tackles vs. StL (12/5) … recorded two tackles and one pass defensed vs. Dal (12/25) … had one tackle in the season finale @ SF (1/2/11).           

College:

Started 32 of 45 games for the Vols and recorded 160 tackles, seven sacks, 25 tackles for loss and 22 QB pressures … recovered one fumble, had a pass defensed and blocked a FG attempt … started all 13 games at right DT as a senior in ‘09 and recorded a career-high 70 tackles to lead all defensive linemen … added nine tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks and nine QB pressures, earning AP All-SEC first-team honors … made 68 plays against the run during the season, stopping ball carriers behind the line of scrimmage nine times and stopping them for no gain five times … made 12 plays against the run inside the red zone, including two stops on goal-line stands … appeared in 12 games with nine starts at right DT as a junior … led all defensive linemen with 48 tackles and added 1.5 sacks, 8.5 tackles for loss, and nine QB pressures while also adding one pass defensed … part of a Vols defense that ranked 10th in the nation in scoring defense (16.7 ppg) and third nationally in total defense (263.5 ypg) … after playing his freshman season at left DT, switched to right DT for his sophomore season and appeared in all 14 games (10 starts) … started seven of the season’s final eight games … finished with 40 tackles and added two sacks, 6.5 tackles for loss and three QB pressures while also recording the first FG block of his career at Kentucky … saw action in six games at left DT as a freshman, including each of the final three contests … shared the Andy Spiva Award as the most improved player during spring drills … redshirted in 2005. 

Personal:

Attended Memphis East (Memphis, TN) High School where he helped the team reach the state playoffs in each of his final two seasons … earned AP All-State honors as a senior in 2004, totaling 132 tackles, five sacks, four forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries … as a junior, totaled 85 tackles, five sacks, three forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries and was all-metro, all-region and the most valuable defensive lineman … Legal Studies major.

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