Kyle Williams was drafted in the sixth round of the 2010 NFL draft by the San Francisco 49ers. The team that drafted him let him go yesterday, and through the waivers process, he has ended up with the Kansas City Chiefs.
This move was reported by many on Twitter. Here are some of the notable Tweets on the pickup.
— Bill Williamson (@BWilliamsonESPN) November 13, 2013
Silberman told me via phone on his client, WR Kyle Williams: “We are very excited about the opportunity. It’s a great fit.” #Chiefs
— Herbie Teope (@HerbieTeope) November 13, 2013
And of course, Williams shared the news on Twitter himself. Kind of:
— Kyle Williams (@KyleWilliams_10) November 13, 2013
In four years with San Francisco, Williams caught 47 receptions for 574 yards and four touchdowns. He also returned punts and kicks.
The Chiefs offense has struggled to move the ball through the air in 2013, so one can’t blame John Dorsey and Andy Reid for wanting to take a chance on another wideout. After all, Kansas City has had success with the 49er’s cast-offs so far.
Unfortunately, Williams may be best known for this muffed punt return though: