Rookie Williams hurts ankle

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Rookie fullback Eddie Williams was carted off the field with an injured left ankle on the second-to-last play of practice.

Williams, who missed the start of training camp while recovering from major knee surgery that ended his senior season at Idaho prematurely, was promoted from the practice squad on Nov. 2 in the wake of tight end Chris Cooley’s broken ankle.

Williams, a seventh-round pick, was inactive in each of the past two games and likely would have been Sunday at Dallas. If his ankle is badly injured, he would be a candidate for injured reserve, freeing up a roster spot.

— David Elfin


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David Elfin

David Elfin

David Elfin has been following Washington-area sports teams since the late 1960s. David began his journalism career at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, the University of Pennsylvania (B.A., history) and Syracuse University (M.S., telecommunications). He wrote for the Bulletin (Philadelphia), the Post-Standard (Syracuse) and The Washington Post before coming to The Washington Times in 1986. He has covered colleges, the Orioles ...

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