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August 12, 2010

BRONCOS SIGN FREE-AGENT LB JOHNNY WILLIAMS; WAIVE LB NICK GREISEN

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Denver Broncos on Thursday signed free-agent linebacker Johnny Williams, it was announced. As per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Also on Thursday, the club waived linebacker Nick Greisen.

Williams
(6-foot-2, 246 pounds) is a first-year player who spent the end of the 2009 season on Pittsburgh’s practice squad after competing with Jacksonville in the preseason. He was originally signed by the Jaguars as a college free agent on April 26, 2009.

He was a four-year letterman at the University of Kentucky, where he played 49 career games and recorded 131 total tackles.  

A second-team all-state selection as a senior at Fletcher High School in Neptune Beach, Fla., Williams was born on Feb. 20, 1986 in Jacksonville, Fla.


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