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Nick Williams Promotion to Active Roster

According to reports, Nick Williams will be signing to the Redskins active roster to replace Chris Thompson (IR).

Andy Lyons

As first reported by Zac Boyer, Nick Williams will soon be promoted to the active roster. He is primarily a punt returner, but may see some time at WR (possibly in the slot).

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>The <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Redskins&amp;src=hash">#Redskins</a> are signing Nick Williams off their practice squad after placing Chris Thompson on IR, two people familiar with the move said.</p>&mdash; Zac Boyer (@ZacBoyer) <a href="https://twitter.com/ZacBoyer/statuses/400052858290069504">November 12, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Nick Williams, WR (5'10" 184lbs) was an UDFA from Connecticut and you can read more about him here: http://www.hogshaven.com/2013/6/29/4469448/getting-to-know-the-2013-washington-redskins-nick-williams

If his brother is correct, this could be exciting:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>NICK WILLIAMS #31 WASHINGTON REDSKINS <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23ACTIVATED&amp;src=hash">#ACTIVATED</a> GET YOUR POPCORN READY</p>&mdash; Mike Williams (@MTLWilliams) <a href="https://twitter.com/MTLWilliams/statuses/400049547684347904">November 11, 2013</a></blockquote>

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