Friday, March 22, 2013
D.J. Williams replaces Brian Urlacher
By Bill Williamson
We have our AFC West Brian Urlacher connection.
No, Urlacher is not close to signing with a team in the division. But a longtime AFC West figure is replacing him in Chicago.
Longtime Denver Broncos linebacker D.J. Williams has signed a one-year deal to replace Urlacher as the Bears’ middle linebacker. He was recently cut by Denver. Williams is a versatile linebacker who has experience at middle linebacker. Williams was Denver’s first-round pick in 2004.
In other AFC West notes:
Florida defensive tackle Sharriff Floyd reportedly had a strong pro day workout Friday. He also had a strong combine. He is a possible target of Oakland with the No. 3 pick. Yes, the Raiders were at the workout.
The Kansas City Chiefs re-signed linebacker Edgar Jones. He is a backup who had 10 tackles last season.