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Eagles CB Cary Williams, who called Patriots 'cheaters,' gets pick-six

Eagles CB Cary Williams, who called Patriots 'cheaters,' gets pick-six Photo: Scott Boehm/AP Images

Eagles cornerback Cary Williams, who called the Patriots "cheaters" two weeks ago because of their 2007 Spygate scandal, intercepted a pass off Tom Brady and returned it for a touchdown in the teams' preseason game Friday night in New England.

The 29-year-old left with a hamstring injury after his 77-yard return up the right sideline.

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Williams, who won Super Bowl XLVII with the Ravens, is a six-year veteran who was drafted by the Titans in the seventh round of the 2008 draft.

Despite Williams' comments two weeks ago, he was more cordial toward the Patriots when he arrived in New England earlier this week for the teams' joint practices.

"Tom Brady is a wonderful quarterback," Williams said, according to ESPN.com's Mike Reiss. "He's a guy that is definitely a true Hall of Famer. He's a great leader. Those guys are class acts. I've got a lot of respect for this organization, especially the players who play within it. I've always had respect for the guys. I just made a statement and that was that."

- Chris Mascaro

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