Posted: 9/2/2017 11:25am ET
Huddle Up: Williams was a late-round flier for owners trying to capitalize on Carlos Hyde's durability issues. He can be removed from all single-year cheat sheets.
Posted: 8/4/2017 6:46pm ET
Huddle Up: Williams will likely open the year as the backup to Carlos Hyde, but with questions about how well Hyde fits Shanahan's system, Williams is worth grabbing as a RB5.
Posted: 8/2/2017 9:22am ET
Huddle Up: Williams was a fourth-round pick this spring who was seen as a serious challenger for the starting job, primarily because it was well-documented he was handpicked by Shanahan and highly regarded running backs coach Bobby Turner. It sounds as if he is going through a typical rookie struggles, but his slow start has allowed Carlos Hyde and Tim Hightower to get a better grasp on the first two spots on the depth chart, making Williams little more than a late-round fantasy investment at this point.
Posted: 7/21/2017 7:44pm ET
Huddle Up: Williams was handpicked by head coach Kyle Shanahan, so it wouldn't be a surprise to see him pass Carlos Hyde on the depth chart or at least split carries. Williams could be a steal as a second-round pick in rookie drafts, and he has enough upside to grab as a RB4 in redraft leagues.
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