The San Francisco 49ers announced the team has activated NT
The 6-foot-1, 305-pound nose tackle, however, had his moment abruptly taken away with a season-ending ankle injury in Week 2 of the regular season.
Williams, an undrafted fourth-year pro, earned San Francisco’s starting nose tackle position following a challenging training camp battle with incoming veteran
“Ian has been amazing so far,” six-time Pro Bowl inside linebacker
“It was hard,” Williams told 49ers.com last February. “I’m not going to sugarcoat it or anything like that. It was hard not being able to contribute. But in the long run, while I was home watching the games, I was able to think about a lot and get ready for next season.”
Williams could be in line to practice with the 49ers when they resume training camp practices in Santa Clara on Wednesday.