Williams (6-1, 245), originally entered the NFL as a third round draft selection (69th overall) by the Dallas Cowboys in the 2009 NFL Draft. In his six-year career, Williams has played in 57 games, with four starts, totaling 31 tackles, two forced fumbles, two passes defensed and one fumble recovery, while also tallying 26 special teams tackles. He has also played in one postseason game.
Williams, who played collegiately at Western Illinois, has played for Dallas (2009-10), Carolina (2010-12, 2013-14) and Philadelphia (2012). This season, he played in 11 games with Carolina, before being released on December 2. Williams will wear No. 52 for the Buccaneers.