Rookie CB Williams gets first start for Falcons

Updated: November 11, 2006, 12:31 PM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

ATLANTA -- Rookie cornerback Jimmy Williams, the Falcons' highest-drafted player this year, will get his first regular-season start on Sunday as Atlanta coaches scramble to address problems in a secondary beset by injuries and inconsistency over the past month.

A second-round draft choice, Williams will move into the lineup at right cornerback, replacing veteran Jason Webster, who will be sidelined for at least a month, and perhaps for the balance of the season, by a groin injury.

Webster ...

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