Report: Bears signing Super Bowl LIV hero
|Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 1:09 PM- -|
The Chicago Bears continue to make moves as they are reportedly signing running back Damien Williams to a one-year deal according to multiple reports on Wednesday.
Williams will provide solid depth for the Bears and will be a nice one-two punch with starter David Montgomery.
Williams opted out of the 2020 season because of COVID-19 concerns with his mom's stage 4 cancer. He is healthy, rested, and reportedly in the best condition of his life as he has been training in Florida.
He has plenty of experience in a Matt Nagy offense when he played with Kansas City.
In addition to that, he was with the Dolphins when Bill Lazor was there.
In 2019, he was a key part of the Chiefs offense that won the Super Bowl.
He had 498 yards (4.5 ypc) and five touchdowns including 104 yards and two touchdowns in the Super Bowl.
Damien Williams gives the Bears two things: a change of pace from David Montgomery and Tarik Cohen, and a back who can carry the load for a spell if Montgomery cannot. Quality pickup.— Dan Pompei (@danpompei) March 24, 2021
The #Bears are signing RB Damien Williams.— Patrick Finley (@patrickfinley) March 24, 2021
He sat out last year for coronavirus concerns.
The last game he played in, he became the first guy EVER to run for a TD, catch a TD and run for 100-plus yards in the Super Bowl.