Cowboys FA: RB Karlos Williams An Interesting Target

As the see running back as one of their this , an interesting candidate to back up will be available this . It isn’t something very unusual in the NFL to see certain promising players simply disappear for some reason and that’s precisely what happened to Karlos Williams, former running back.

During his 2015 season with the Bills, Williams ran for 517 yards in 93 carries (5.6 yards per carry) and finished the year with seven touchdowns plus another two in the . A wonder for many out there, Williams’ future in the league seemed to be a successful one.

However, when 2016 came around, Karlos Williams wasn’t in shape for the offseason program. Then came a series of by the NFL after having multiple substance abuse problems. In March 2017, Williams received his third which was lifted just a few days ago.

Now Williams is set to hit free agency in March and will likely draw some interest after such an impressive rookie season back in 2015. Earlier in the week, talked about needing a backup running back at some point of the . Extending Ezekiel Elliott is currently among the ’ priorities, but they need someone else to distribute the overwhelming workload Zeke’s been receiving since entering the league if they want their superstar to last longer.

Karlos Williams should be an inexpensive backup given his in the league. Despite serving a long suspension, he remains a 25 year old running back who’s already proven he can handle the job on Sundays. Williams isn’t likely to pick up where he left off and if he does get a chance by any team it probably won’t be a starting role.

I know the Cowboys have suffered a bit lately with ’s substance abuse policy violations. However, we can’t ignore a talented player who will be available and could save the team some draft capital when they need to address many depth issues late in the NFL Draft.

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Written by Mauricio Rodriguez

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