Why Showing Up To Minicamp Was The Right Move For Tramon Williams

June 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Aware of the Green Bay Packers’ secondary deficiencies as I am, the news that the team’s third corner, Tramon Williams, would be reporting to mandatory minicamp this week came as quite a relief.
To be clear, Williams did not kick and scream in skipping the team’s voluntary portions of the offseason.
Like Nick Collins the season before him, Williams showed up when he was required to, and did so in playing shape.
This tactic is designed to earn Williams his desired extension, as it did Collins prior to the 2009 season.
The whole scenario parallels in certain ways the manner in which Houston Texans’ all-world receiver (and all-world man of character) Andre Johnson approached his contract dispute in May.
Johnson “held out” out of Texans’ OTAs for a brief moment to demonstrate his dissatisfaction with his contract. He then showed up to put the pressure back on the organization, rather than rendering himself a villain in the ...

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