Jameson Williams

Jameson Williams

21-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
Detroit Lions
NFI-R
Injury Knee - ACL
Est. Return 12/4/2022
2022 Fantasy Outlook
Williams might've been the first WR selected in the 2022 Draft if not for his ACL tear in the national title game last season. It was a disappointing end to a phenomenal year, with Williams averaging 104.8 yards and a TD per game in his lone season at Alabama after transferring from OSU. The Lions took him 12th overall, despite the knee injury and his lack of production at OSU pre-transfer. Naturally, two of the guys who played ahead of Williams at OSU were drafted right ahead of him - Chris Olave (Saints) and Garrett Wilson (Jets). None has an ideal situation for rookie-year production, but it'll be especially difficult for Williams given the timing of his injury. It's possible he's eased into action once he returns from his stint (at least four games) on the NFL list and he may fall behind Amon-Ra St. Brown and DJ Chark when it comes to building chemistry with QB Jared Goff. On the other hand, Williams is blazing fast, young for his draft class and coming off a dominant campaign in the SEC, making it unwise to bet against him long term. Read Past Outlooks
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$Signed a four-year, $17.46 million contract with the Lions in May of 2022
Nearing return, but not ready yet
WRDetroit Lions
Knee - ACL
November 24, 2022
Williams (knee) will not be activated from the reserve/non-football injury list for Thursday's contest against the Bills, but he could make his season debut as early as Week 13, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
ANALYSIS
Detroit designated Williams for a return to practice Monday, but the rookie first-round pick hasn't yet gone full-speed during drills and never seemed like a realistic candidate to play Thanksgiving Day. Williams is on track to ramp up to a full practice workload next week, and it sounds as though as long as he avoids any setbacks, he could make his NFL debut as early as Dec. 4 versus the Jaguars. On a bright note for Thanksgiving Day, Josh Reynolds (back) is expected to be available for the Lions, per Rapoport.
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Thursday, Nov 24th at 12:30PM
Overall QB Rating Against
71.4
 
Cornerbacks
74.3
 
Safeties
86.8
 
Linebackers
65.1
 
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Designated for return to practice
WRDetroit Lions
Knee - ACL
November 21, 2022
The Lions announced Monday that Williams (knee) has been designated for a return from the reserve/non-football injury list.
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Likely for post-Thanksgiving debut
WRDetroit Lions
Knee - ACL
November 16, 2022
Lions head coach Dan Campbell said Wednesday that he expects Williams (knee) to be designated for return from injured reserve at some point after Thanksgiving Day, making the team's Week 13 game versus the Jaguars his earliest possible debut date, Eric Woodyard of ESPN.com reports.
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Season debut not imminent
WRDetroit Lions
Knee - ACL
October 26, 2022
Lions head coach Dan Campbell said Wednesday that Williams (knee) is at least a month away from playing, Kyle Meinke of MLive.com reports.
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Not ready to come off NFI list
WRDetroit Lions
Knee - ACL
October 19, 2022
Williams (knee), who is recovering from a torn ACL, isn't ready yet to return from the reserve/NFI list, Jeff Risdon of USA Today reports.
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Won't return until after bye
WRDetroit Lions
Knee - ACL
October 5, 2022
Williams (knee) is making progress in his recovery from a torn ACL, but head coach Dan Campbell said Wednesday that the Lions won't designate the rookie to return from the reserve/NFI list until after their Week 6 bye, Jeff Risdon of USA Today reports.
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