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Cowboys | DeMarco Murray to be game-time decision?

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:42:03 -0800

Dallas Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray (hand) will likely be a game-time decision against the Indianapolis Colts in Week 16, according to owner Jerry Jones. Jones said the team is still evaluating Murray's status for this weekend. "I think we just want to take a look at it. We don't know," Jones said. "I'm not so sure, when they say the definition of healing, how much can heal between now and Sunday." RBs Joseph Randle and Lance Dunbar will prepare for increased workloads if Murray can't play, and RB Ryan Williams could be activated off the practice squad.

Fantasy Tip: With Dallas playing an afternoon game Sunday, that makes Murray ($8,200) even more risky at FantasyScore in Week 16. Randle ($5,900) and Dunbar ($3,000) are both more than acceptable plays against a weak Colts run D if Murray sits out. Dunbar is probably the better value play at FantasyScore, though, since it's a PPR league.

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NFL | Several players clear waivers

Sun, 31 Aug 2014 20:38:07 -0700

Free-agent QB Keith Wenning (Ravens), QB Jeff Tuel (Bills), WR Tavarres King (Panthers), DT Devon Still (Bengals), RB James Wilder Jr. (Bengals), RB Dion Lewis (Browns), RB Ryan Williams (Cowboys), RB Mikel Leshoure (Lions), RB Daniel Thomas (Dolphins), QB Tajh Boyd (Jets), RB Alex Green (Jets), RB Daryl Richardson (Jets), WR Greg Little (Raiders), PK Alex Henery (Eagles), DE Michael Sam (Rams) and QB Terrelle Pryor (Seahawks) cleared waivers and became free agents Sunday, Aug. 31.

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Cowboys | Ryan Williams added to practice squad

Sun, 31 Aug 2014 13:41:07 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys have signed RB Ryan Williams to their practice squad.

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Cowboys | Ryan Williams waived

Sat, 30 Aug 2014 12:21:02 -0700

Dallas Cowboys RB Ryan Williams was released Saturday, Aug. 30.

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Cowboys | Two battling at RB3

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 02:51:58 -0700

Dallas Cowboys RBs Joseph Randle and Ryan Williams are battling for the third running back spot. Executive vice president Stephen Jones did not rule out both backs making the squad.

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Cowboys | Ryan Williams appears to be a longshot

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:52:56 -0700

Dallas Cowboys RB Ryan Williams looks to be a longshot for the final roster, because he is not a good special teams player and would have to help on special teams if he is in a reserve role.

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Cowboys | Lance Dunbar healthy, set for third-down duty

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 20:34:52 -0700

Dallas Cowboys RB Lance Dunbar (knee) hasn't missed a snap this offseason and should fill the third-down back role for the team this year, according to Todd Archer of ESPNDallas.com. Archer also believes that Dunbar would likely remain the third-down back even if something happens to RB DeMarco Murray with either RB Joseph Randle or RB Ryan Williams taking over as the every-down back, depending on which player wins the job as the team's third back.

Fantasy Tip: Dunbar's involvement in the passing game could make him worth a flier in PPR leagues this year. However, his value is going to be capped if he is limited to mainly passing downs.

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Cowboys | Three RBs battling for spot

Mon, 26 May 2014 20:57:47 -0700

The decision to carry three running backs and a fullback is not expected to be decided until the second or third preseason game. If the team elects not to carry a fullback, it might make it easier for RBs Ben Malena, Joseph Randle or Ryan Williams to make the roster.

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Cowboys | Ryan Williams contract update

Thu, 22 May 2014 16:26:36 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Dallas Cowboys signed RB Ryan Williams to a one-year deal worth $570,000. The deal did not include any signing bonus or guaranteed money.

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Cowboys | Ryan Williams signed

Sat, 17 May 2014 23:54:46 -0700

Updating a previous item, the Dallas Cowboys have signed RB Ryan Williams. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Fantasy Tip: Preliminary indications are Williams will serve as a backup to DeMarco Murray, so if he makes the team out of training camp it may not be a bad idea to draft Williams as a "handcuff" pick in case Murray gets injured.

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Cowboys | Could sign Ryan Williams

Sat, 17 May 2014 11:15:13 -0700

According to two sources, the Dallas Cowboys are considering signing free-agent RB Ryan Williams (Cardinals) following an impressive showing at a workout Saturday, May 17.

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Cowboys | Expected to work out Ryan Williams

Fri, 16 May 2014 17:59:03 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys are expected to work out free-agent RB Ryan Williams (Cardinals) in the near future.

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Cardinals | Ryan Williams cut

Mon, 12 May 2014 13:09:49 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals have released RB Ryan Williams.

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Cardinals | Ryan Williams to receive a chance

Mon, 24 Feb 2014 05:56:22 -0800

The Arizona Cardinals will give RB Ryan Williams a chance to make the team in camp, but he's no lock. He missed the entire preseason due to injury last year and was a healthy scratch all 16 games. "It's very hard to become a player during the season when you miss the entire preseason," head coach Bruce Arians said. "He did impressive things on the scout team. The big thing, he came to work every day. The consistency of showing up to work every day - that will be the big thing for him in training camp this year."

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Cardinals | Expected to cut Ryan Williams

Sat, 11 Jan 2014 08:41:33 -0800

The Arizona Cardinals are expected to release RB Ryan Williams this offseason in order to create $1 million in salary cap space. Williams likely does not have much trade value at this point.

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Cardinals | Week 17 Inactives

Sun, 29 Dec 2013 12:15:18 -0800

The Arizona Cardinals have declared SS Curtis Taylor, LB Dontay Moch, TE Kory Sperry, OT Nate Potter, DL Ron Talley, RB Ryan Williams, QB Ryan Lindley inactive for Week 17.

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Cardinals | Week 16 Inactives

Sun, 22 Dec 2013 11:44:32 -0800

The Arizona Cardinals have declared LB Dontay Moch, OG Earl Watford, TE Kory Sperry, OT Nate Potter, FS Rashad Johnson, DL Ron Talley, RB Ryan Williams inactive for Week 16.

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Cardinals | Week 15 Inactives

Sun, 15 Dec 2013 11:58:46 -0800

The Arizona Cardinals have declared LB Dontay Moch, OG Earl Watford, TE Rob Housler, DL Ron Talley, QB Ryan Lindley, RB Ryan Williams, RB Stepfan Taylor inactive for Week 15.

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Cardinals | Week 14 Inactives

Sun, 08 Dec 2013 11:57:04 -0800

The Arizona Cardinals have declared WR Brittan Golden, LB Dontay Moch, OG Earl Watford, TE Kory Sperry, DL Ron Talley, QB Ryan Lindley, RB Ryan Williams inactive for Week 14.

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Cardinals | Week 13 Inactives

Sun, 01 Dec 2013 08:36:33 -0800

The Arizona Cardinals have declared RB Andre Ellington, LB Dontay Moch, OG Earl Watford, TE Kory Sperry, DL Ron Talley, QB Ryan Lindley, RB Ryan Williams inactive for Week 13.

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Cardinals | Ryan Williams unlikely to get on field

Sat, 30 Nov 2013 17:32:12 -0800

Arizona Cardinals running backs coach Stump Mitchell said he does not believe RB Ryan Williams will be part of the team's running back rotation this season unless there is an injury. Williams has been inactive for every game this season.

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Cardinals | Week 12 Inactives

Sun, 24 Nov 2013 11:59:58 -0800

The Arizona Cardinals have declared WR Brittan Golden, QB Ryan Lindley, RB Ryan Williams, LB Dontay Moch, OG Earl Watford, TE Kory Sperry and DE Ron Talley inactive for Week 12's game against the Indianapolis Colts.

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Cardinals | Week 11 Inactives

Sun, 17 Nov 2013 08:38:02 -0800

The Arizona Cardinals have declared WR Brittan Golden, LB Dontay Moch, OG Earl Watford, TE Kory Sperry, DL Ron Talley, QB Ryan Lindley, RB Ryan Williams inactive for Week 11.

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Cardinals | Week 10 Inactives

Sun, 10 Nov 2013 12:03:24 -0800

The Arizona Cardinals have declared WR Brittan Golden, LB Dontay Moch, OG Earl Watford, TE Kory Sperry, DL Ron Talley, QB Ryan Lindley, RB Ryan Williams inactive for Week 10.

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Cardinals | Week 8 Inactives

Sun, 27 Oct 2013 12:10:11 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals have declared WR Brittan Golden, OG Earl Watford, TE Kory Sperry, RB Rashard Mendenhall, DL Ron Talley, RB Ryan Williams, QB Ryan Lindley inactive for Week 8.

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Cardinals | Ryan Williams available

Sun, 27 Oct 2013 08:11:56 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals are willing to trade RB Ryan Williams before the trade deadline.

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Cardinals | Ryan Williams disappointed, but hopeful

Fri, 25 Oct 2013 19:49:44 -0700

Arizona Cardinals RB Ryan Williams is disappointed he hasn't played yet this season, and he remains patient and hopeful he'll finally be active in Week 8 with RB Rashard Mendenhall (toe) doubtful to play. "I have no answers for anything," Williams said Friday, Oct. 25. "I don't know. I don't know what is going to happen this Sunday. We'll see what happens on Sunday. I just approach every day like I have been doing. Continue to work hard in practice and whenever they tell me I get to go as a definite I will go." Head coach Bruce Arians said Williams has been inactive because of his lack of playing special teams.

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Cardinals | Rashard Mendenhall doubtful

Fri, 25 Oct 2013 12:36:46 -0700

Arizona Cardinals RB Rashard Mendenhall (toe) is listed as doubtful for Week 8. RB Andre Ellington likely will start at running back with RB Stepfan Taylor being the No. 2 running back. Head coach Bruce Arians said RB Ryan Williams could be active for the game, but that would be a game-time decision.

Fantasy Tip: Ellington probably will receive most of the work at running back if Mendenhall is out for the game. Ellington should be seen as a No. 2 running back or flex option for most owners this week.

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Cardinals | Week 7 Inactives

Thu, 17 Oct 2013 16:04:57 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals have declared WR Brittan Golden, TE D.C. Jefferson, LB Dontay Moch, OG Earl Watford, LB Kenny Demens, QB Ryan Lindley, RB Ryan Williams inactive for Week 7.

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Cardinals | Week 6 Inactives

Sun, 13 Oct 2013 12:08:40 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals have declared OT Bobby Massie, TE D.C. Jefferson, LB Kenny Demens, LB Kevin Minter, DL Ron Talley, QB Ryan Lindley, RB Ryan Williams inactive for Week 6.

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Cardinals | Ryan Williams doesn't have a role

Tue, 08 Oct 2013 16:26:01 -0700

It appears as though Arizona Cardinals RB Ryan Williams will stay inactive on game days unless there is an injury to a running back ahead of him on the depth chart. RB Stepfan Taylor has added value because of his importance on special teams.

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Cardinals | Week 5 Inactives

Sun, 06 Oct 2013 11:49:40 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals have declared OT Bobby Massie, TE D.C. Jefferson, LB Jasper Brinkley, WR Kerry Taylor, FS Rashad Johnson, QB Ryan Lindley, RB Ryan Williams inactive for Week 5.

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Cardinals | Week 4 Inactives

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 08:30:56 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals have declared OT Bobby Massie, DL Dan Williams, OG Earl Watford, LB Kevin Minter, FS Rashad Johnson, RB Ryan Williams, QB Ryan Lindley inactive for Week 4.

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Cardinals | Week 3 Inactives

Sun, 22 Sep 2013 08:38:49 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals have declared OT Bobby Massie, TE D.C. Jefferson, DL Dan Williams, OG Earl Watford, LB Kevin Minter, QB Ryan Lindley, RB Ryan Williams inactive for Week 3.

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Cardinals | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 15 Sep 2013 11:55:51 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals have declared DL Alameda Ta'amu, LB Alex Okafor, OT Bobby Massie, OG Earl Watford, TE Rob Housler, QB Ryan Lindley, RB Ryan Williams inactive for Week 2.

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Cardinals | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 15 Sep 2013 11:43:43 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals have declared DE John Abraham, LB Lorenzo Alexander, DE Darnell Dockett, TE Rob Housler, QB Ryan Lindley, OT Bobby Massie, LB Alex Okafor, DT Alameda Ta'amu, OG Earl Watford and RB Ryan Williams inactive for Week 2.

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Cardinals | Ryan Williams on bottom of depth chart

Tue, 10 Sep 2013 17:17:46 -0700

Arizona Cardinals RB Ryan Williams is now listed fifth on the running back depth chart behind (in order) RBs Rashard Mendenhall, Alfonso Smith, Stepfan Taylor and Andre Ellington. Ellington is listed fourth despite having eight offensive snaps to Taylor's zero in Week 1 against the St. Louis Rams.

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Cardinals | Week 1 Inactives

Sun, 08 Sep 2013 12:19:59 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals have declared DL Alameda Ta'amu, LB Alex Okafor, OT Bobby Massie, LB Brandon Y. Williams, OG Earl Watford, CB Jamell Fleming, TE Rob Housler, RB Ryan Williams inactive for Week 1.

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Cardinals | Ryan Williams moved up depth chart

Wed, 04 Sep 2013 17:52:47 -0700

Arizona Cardinals RB Ryan Williams (knee) is listed as the primary backup to RB Rashard Mendenhall on the team's initial regular season depth chart heading into Week 1 against the St. Louis Rams. Head coach Bruce Arians said Wednesday, Sept. 4, that Williams is "full speed."

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Cardinals | Shopping Ryan Williams

Mon, 26 Aug 2013 05:28:00 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals are shopping RB Ryan Williams.

Fantasy Tip: This is an indication he's not in their plans and will be cut if they can't deal him.

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Cardinals | Ryan Williams could play

Fri, 23 Aug 2013 12:04:42 -0700

Arizona Cardinals RB Ryan Williams (knee) could play in the team's third preseason game after being limited during practice Thursday, Aug. 22.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Arizona Republic - Kent Somers and Bob McManaman

Cardinals | Ryan Williams to practice

Thu, 22 Aug 2013 10:51:06 -0700

Arizona Cardinals RB Ryan Williams (knee) will participate in practice Thursday, Aug. 22. The hope is he will be available for the team's third preseason game Saturday, Aug. 24.

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Cardinals | Frustration growing with Ryan Williams

Wed, 21 Aug 2013 09:43:08 -0700

Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians expressed frustration Wednesday, Aug. 21, with RB Ryan Williams (knee). "He needs to start playing," Arians said. "I can't evaluate him unless he plays." Arians cited that Williams has "an excellent OTAs" and was "cutting, running" and then just put the brakes on."

Fantasy Tip: Williams has so much upside, presumably, but he hasn't been healthy enough during his time in the NFL to provide much more than a glimpse. For fantasy purposes, he should be avoided in all leagues until he gets on the field and can prove his worth. It's uncertain when that time will actually come.

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Cardinals | Ryan Williams expected to miss next game

Mon, 19 Aug 2013 12:15:00 -0700

Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians said RB Ryan Williams (knee) is not expected to play in the team's third preseason game. Arians indicated Williams needs to start playing if he wants to make the final roster.

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Cardinals | Ryan Williams gets PRP injection

Wed, 14 Aug 2013 14:49:10 -0700

Arizona Cardinals RB Ryan Williams (knee) received a platelet-rich plasma injection in his injured knee around 10 days ago. Williams could return to practice in a gradual way if the injection helps his knee heal.

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Cardinals | No timetable for Ryan Williams

Tue, 13 Aug 2013 17:16:15 -0700

Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians said Tuesday, Aug. 13, that he has "absolutely no idea" when RB Ryan Williams (knee) will be able to return from his knee injury.

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Cardinals | Ryan Williams still dealing with injury

Mon, 12 Aug 2013 12:42:57 -0700

Arizona Cardinals head coach Ryan Williams said RB Ryan Williams (knee) is still considered day-to-day because of issues with his knee.

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Cardinals | Two RBs making progress

Mon, 05 Aug 2013 11:09:24 -0700

Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians said RBs Rashard Mendenhall (knee) and Ryan Williams (knee) will continue to sit out practice but are making progress.

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Cardinals | Ryan Williams using crutches

Sat, 03 Aug 2013 16:41:05 -0700

Arizona Cardinals RB Ryan Williams (knee) was using crutches to walk Saturday, Aug. 3, but head coach Bruce Arians said Williams could practice at some point next week.

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Cardinals | Ryan Williams update

Sat, 03 Aug 2013 12:33:16 -0700

Arizona Cardinals RB Ryan Williams (knee) is still receiving treatment on his knee and could return before the first preseason game next weekend.

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