Edwin Williams CHI Aug 23 '79
Free agent G/C Edwin Williams has been suspended by the NFL for the next four games.
Williams has been on the street since the Bears released him at final cuts. The exact nature of his suspension is unknown.
Edwin Williams CHI Jun 10 '79
Bears released G/C Edwin Williams and waived LB Jerry Franklin.
A fill-in starter each of the past three seasons, Williams agreed to a restructured contract in May, but was made expendable by the signing of Matt Slauson and emergence of rookie Kyle Long. Williams should make himself a part of the workout circuit.
Edwin Williams CHI Feb 22 '79
Bears G/C Edwin Williams has agreed to a restructured contract.
Williams' $715,000 base salary remains the same, but he agreed to void a $250,000 reporting bonus. He's still due a $100,000 workout bonus. A reserve interior lineman, Williams played just 168 snaps last season.
Edwin Williams CHI Oct 08 '77
Bears signed C/G Edwin Williams to a two-year extension through 2013.
Williams will wrap up this year with seven starts, all at left guard. A former undrafted free agent from Maryland, Williams has held his own in both run and pass blocking. He may be the Bears' center of the future.