49ers activate defensive lineman Ian Williams from PUP list

Tuesday August 12th, 2014

The San Francisco 49ers activated defensive tackle Ian Williams from the PUP list Tuesday. Williams suffered a broken leg in Week 2 of the 2013 season after being hit by a cut block from a Seattle Seahawks offensive lineman. 

CSNBayArea.com reported that Williams underwent four surgeries on the leg. 

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Last year Williams won the starting nose tackle job before the injury cost him the rest of the season. He returns to a 49ers defensive line that is already depleted, having lost Glenn Dorsey, Williams' replacement, for the season with a torn bicep muscle

Williams was an undrafted free agent out of Notre Dame in 2011. 

- Alex Hampl

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