Elite Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Kyle Williams needed surgery on his left Achilles’ tendon last offseason, and Williams had an operation done on his right Achilles’ tendon this offseason. Williams is one of the game’s finest warriors and players, as he soldiered through the Achilles injury for most of the 2012 season and still managed to play well with 46 tackles and five sacks whilst playing in all 16 games.
Buffalo News beat writer Tim Graham tweeted that Kyle Williams stated his Achilles is good to go for training camp, so that’s certainly good news for Bills fans. Williams did not completely rupture the tendon, so the recovery period falls right in-line for a return to the Bills for training camp.
Williams will look to play as well as he did in 2009 and 2010, and I’m sure he’ll get to that level of play in no time. I mean, five sacks and 46 tackles whilst playing most of the season on a partially ruptured Achilles’ tendon is pretty darn good if you ask me. He was one of PFF’s top graded DTs in the NFL last season, and it’s a testament to his ability that the finest player evaluation service in the NFL rates him that highly year-in and year-out. Williams’s Achilles may not be a partial tear, but the Bills naturally aren’t going to make him go through OTAs and minicamp.
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