Lions WR Jameson Williams likely to miss rest of preseason with hamstring injury

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Detroit Lions second-year wideout Jameson Williams will possible miss the remainder of the preseason with a hamstring damage he suffered throughout apply Wednesday, based on ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Lions head coach Dan Campbell later confirmed “there is a good probability” Williams’ damage will final for the complete preseason. He additionally joked that he does not count on to have Williams for the primary six video games of the common season as properly, though that stems from a six-game suspension Williams acquired after the NFL discovered he and others participated in sports activities betting. Williams reportedly gambled on school video games at staff services, which is in opposition to the league’s sports activities betting coverage.

Jameson Williams’ NFL profession is off to a rocky begin. (AP Picture/Paul Sancya)

Williams reportedly pulled up limping on a deep passing drill Wednesday and clutched his proper hamstring. He missed a number of practices earlier this summer time with a left hamstring ailment.

It is one other setback for Williams, who the Lions drafted No. 12 total in 2022. He missed the primary 11 video games of this previous season whereas he recovered from an ACL damage he suffered in school. Williams performed 78 snaps in six video games in 2022 and solely caught certainly one of evening targets — a 41-yard landing in a Week 17 win over the NFC North rival Chicago Bears. Williams caught two passes for 18 yards on 51 offensive snaps in his first preseason motion in opposition to the New York Giants this previous week.

The primary sport Williams shall be eligible to play in 2023 — if he is wholesome — is Week 7 in opposition to the Baltimore Ravens. For now, he’ll have to take a seat and watch and get better from his damage.

Yahoo Sports activities’ staff of reporters, Charles Robinson, Jori Epstein and Charles McDonald shall be unfold throughout the nation within the coming weeks to cowl all of it. Observe Yahoo Sports on social, be part of or create a Yahoo Fantasy Soccer League, and equipment up for kickoff to the 2023 season Sept. 7 in Kansas Metropolis.

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