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Vikings Sign Former Lions LB Antwione Williams to Practice Squad

Posted Sep 13, 2017

Eden Prairie, MN (September 13, 2017) – The Vikings have announced that the club has signed LB Antwione Williams to the practice squad.

Antwione (ANNE-twan) Williams, was the Detroit Lions’ fifth-round pick (169th overall) in the 2016 NFL Draft. The former Georgia Southern Eagle recorded team highs in forced fumbles (4) and tackles (107) in 2015. He was also named to the All-Sun Belt Honorable Mention team back-to-back years in 2014 and 2015. Williams appeared in 14 games with the Lions last season where he contributed on both defense and special teams. He made three starts and recorded 19 tackles as a rookie.

LB Elijah Lee signed with the San Francisco 49ers 53-man roster.