Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Lb Williams Gets New Deal

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Lb Williams Gets New Deal

Article excerpt

The Steelers signed linebacker Vince Williams to a new contract Tuesday, which could signal the Steelers are going to allow veteran starter Lawrence Timmons to hit free agency after this season.

Williams, the top reserve at inside backer, was in the final year of his rookie contract and was going to be a free agent after this season. Even if the Steelers re-sign Timmons, they'll have Williams around as a reserve with starting experience.

Williams has started 13 games in his first three seasons and could project as a future starter beside Ryan Shazier. He started 11 games as a rookie and two more in 2014. Last season, Sean Spence was the top reserve at inside backer, but Williams still played in all 16 games and excelled on special teams. …

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