LB Jamar Williams Might Get the Chance He Deserves

June 10, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When the Bears drafted Jamar Williams in 2006, they expected him to replace Lance Briggs, who was then demanding a trade and sitting out for a new contract. Lance Briggs eventually got that contract, and Jamar Williams found himself on the bench in his time with the Bears.
Four years later, Williams is on a new team, the Panthers, and finds himself in a great spot. Williams deserves the chance to start and he might just get the opportunity with WLB Thomas Davis tearing his right ACL, which he also tore last season .
The Panthers are expected to put Davis on the PUP list, which makes him unavailable for the first six games of the season. Now, former Bear Jamar Williams really has his shot to shine.
Remember last season when he stuffed St. Louis Rams running back Stephen Jackson?
I sure do.
Williams made 19 tackles that game, which happened to be the third most by a Bears player since 1995. That was very impressive for a 25 year old linebac...

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