Leonard Williams RUMORS & NEWS

  • Giants’ Leonard Williams looks to keep rolling vs. depleted Cowboys

    New York Post "The best offensive line Leonard Williams faced last season looks very different now. For that matter, so does he. Williams has two sacks in four games this season — four times as many as in 15 games last season — and leads the Giants with four quarterback..." October 09

  • Giants’ Leonard Williams looks to build off of long-awaited sack

    New York Post "Leonard Williams stood up, ferociously clapped his hands and stomped both his feet. He did not slap or step on any of his critics in the making of his celebration. It took three quarters into the season opener for the highest-paid player on the Giants to register his first..." September 17

  • Giants activate Leonard Williams from NFI list

    USA Today "The New York Giants have removed defensive lineman Leonard Williams from the non-football injury list on Friday. The Giants placed Williams on the NFI list on August 2 with a hamstring issue. He now returns to the active roster and will take his place on the end of the Giants’..." August 14

  • Giants’ franchise-tagged Leonard Williams starts training camp on non-football injury list

    Clutch Points "New York Giants defensive lineman Leonard Williams has been placed on the non-football injury (NFI) list at the start of training camp. The Giants also announced six cuts on Sunday. Williams, who will play the 2020 season under the franchise tag, can be activate at..." August 02

  • Ranking tagged players based on who's most likely to stay put in '21

    NFL.com "Fifteen players were awarded the franchise or transition tag by mid-March in a much different country than the one we reside in now. Chiefs defensive tackle Chris Jones and Titans running back Derrick Henry were the only two to receive a contract extension from their teams before..." July 15

  • Giants have not given up on idea of signing Leonard Williams long-term

    SNY TV "While the Giants and Leonard Williams have never been close to agreeing to a contract extension, New York has not given up on the idea of signing him to long-term deal after the 2020 season if Williams has a big year, SNY's Ralph Vacchiano reported on..." July 14

  • Giants’ Leonard Williams To Play On Tag

    Bleacher Report "The New York Giants and defensive lineman Leonard Williams reportedly will not reach a long-term contract extension by Wednesday's deadline, meaning he will play out the 2020 season under the franchise tag.   Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported..." July 13

  • Giants’ Leonard Williams, Saquon Barkley and Sam Beal facing big expectations

    New York Post "The heat of the summer is not the only heat applied to players scheduled to assemble for the start of Giants training camp later this month. For some, there is heat to show they are worth the money. For others, the heat is on to live up to the marquee status assigned to them, based on their..." July 11

  • Giants DL Leonard Williams sets whopping asking price for new contract

    Sportsnaut "The New York Giants paid a high price to acquire defensive lineman Leonard Williams during the 2019 NFL season. If the organization wants to keep him beyond this year, they’ll have to pay an even higher cost to meet his asking price. New York Giants general manager..." July 05

  • Giants Head-Scratching Move Deemed NY’s Biggest Offseason Regret

    Heavy "When the New York Giants traded for defensive lineman Leonard Williams at the trade deadline a season ago, Big Blue hoped they’d found themselves a true anchor of their front-seven. Eight games and a meager 0.5 sack later, that was clearly not the case. Still, general..." June 21

  • Joe Judge: We’ll push Leonard Williams as hard as we can

    NJ "NFL Network analyst Brian Baldinger says he’s seen very little in Leonard Williams’ film or skillset that leads him to believe the sixth-year defensive lineman will ever live up to his first-round billing. “He plays hard,” Baldinger told NJ Advance Media...." June 18

  • The Jets Somehow Robbed the Giants Blind in the Leonard Williams Trade

    12 Up "Giving up two mid-round picks for a player with one fewer quarterback hit than Khalil Mack over the last five years seems like a home run, right? Somehow, New York Giants GM Dave Gettleman managed to screw this up. Leonard Williams traded locker rooms at MetLife Stadium when the New..." May 04