Shawn Williams

Bengals Could Be Very Thin In Secondary

The Cincinnati Bengals will host the Chicago Bears on Sunday. When they do, they could be worryingly thin throughout the secondary and down as many as three starters for the contest. With the team clinging desperately to waning hopes of securing a playoff spot—the division is already mathematically out of…


Bengals 2017 Week 13 Injury Report: Two Defensive Starters Ruled Out For Steelers Game

The Cincinnati Bengals have now released their final injury report of Week 13 and it shows that three of their players have been officially ruled out for the team’s Monday night home game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. After failing to practice again on Saturday, Bengals linebacker Vincent Rey (hamstring), linebacker Nick Vigil (ankle) and safety Shawn…



Bengals 2017 Week 13 Injury Report: Two Defensive Starters Sit Out Thursday

The Cincinnati Bengals will host the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday night and their first injury report of Week 13 that was released Thursday afternoon includes the names of five players on it. Sitting out the Bengals Thursday practice were linebacker Vincent Rey (hamstring), linebacker Nick Vigil (ankle) and safety Shawn Williams (hamstring). Vigil went down…



Bengals Hopeful S Shawn Williams May Only Miss 4-6 Weeks

You may have heard lately that during the Cincinnati Bengals’ game against the Texans, starting safety Shawn Williams suffered an elbow injury that caused him to leave the field. We covered it right here, even including a video of the nasty-looking injury, should you be so inclined to see what…


Bengals S Shawn Williams Suffers Serious Elbow Injury Against Chiefs

The Cincinnati Bengals lost a key piece of their defense for an extended amount time Saturday night due to an injury suffered during their second preseason game of 2017. Here is the elbow injury suffered by #Bengals S Shawn Williams pic.twitter.com/oIqlTKmPqi — Steelers Depot (@Steelersdepot) August 20, 2017 Bengals starting…


Ranking The Rooms: AFC North Safeties

In the last edition of  “Ranking the Rooms: AFC North” series here at Steelers Depot, I took a look at the cornerbacks room, where the Cincinnati Bengals edged out the Baltimore Ravens for first place. This week, roles reverse as we take a look at the safeties in the AFC…



Brutal Officiating On Display In Steelers Win Over Bengals

While the Pittsburgh Steelers were able to overcome several big first half penalties in their Sunday win over the Cincinnati Bengals, they certainly didn’t get any help from the officiating crew throughout the AFC North contest. In fact, the officiating appeared to very one-sided for most of the game. While…


Bengals Dump Taylor Mays After Second Substance Abuse Suspension

While the Cincinnati Bengals lost starting safety Reggie Nelson during free agency, they were able to re-sign George Iloka, and they extended Shawn Williams, who will enter the starting lineup full-time in place of Nelson. But in order to replenish their depth, the Bengals went out and re-signed Taylor Mays,…


Bengals Bank On S Shawn Williams With 4-Year Extension

I wrote just recently, a short couple of days ago, about the Cincinnati Bengals and their safety tandem, now that veteran Reggie Nelson left in free agency and signed with the Raiders. Fifth-year safety George Iloka also hit free agency this year, but was retained on a five-year, $30 million…




David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Steelers Versus Bengals Wild Card Game

In one of the craziest and most-dramatic games I’ve ever seen, the Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 18-16 at rain-soaked Paul Brown Stadium Saturday night in the Wild Card round of the NFL playoffs. As a boy I attended the Immaculate Reception game which, for me, will never be…