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Original article posted by Canal Street Chronicles.
We were likely all excited when the Saints selected Florida State cornerback P.J. Williams in the 3rd round of the 2015 NFL draft. Many had a 1st round grade on him, and he played at a position of need for the Saints coming off an atrocious 2014 season. Unfortunately, he sat out his entire rookie year with a hamstring injury and suffered a severe concussion last season in the second game of the season against the Giants. Again, an injury that kept him out for the season.
So entering this preseason, Williams only had 5.5 games on his resume (if you include preseason). That is basically nothing for a guy who is expected to line up at the No. 1 CB spot. As a result of this, most of us fans didn’t know what to expect from the third-year pro entering this year, but we all knew he had to show that he could be that guy, and boy has he shown it.
Through three games, P.J. Williams has essentially locked down every receiver he has faced. Against the Texans, he saw 4 targets from quarterbacks, but he only allowed 1 reception which went for a negative gain (-1 yard).
— Christian Lok (@Lok12Lok) August 29, 2017