Source: Ian Williams breaks ankle

Updated: September 16, 2013, 11:17 AM ET
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San Francisco 49ers starting defensive tackle Ian Williams has a broken ankle, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

Williams was injured when he was being cut blocked by J.R. Sweezy midway through the first quarter of Sunday night's 29-3 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.

Williams' left ankle was caught underneath as Sweezy made the block on a 2-yard run by Marshawn Lynch. He was down on the field for a few minutes before being helped off by a pair of trainers, ...

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