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Willaims Ready To Go


The Chicago Bears officially introduced Vanderbilt offensive lineman Chris Williams. As you'd expect he said all the typical things.

"It’s just so exciting," Williams said Monday during his introductory news conference. "I can’t even explain it. I’m not a guy to be speechless—I talk a lot—but I was speechless probably for the first time in my life. It was a great moment. It’s that point where you realize, ‘This is it. I’m a pro football player now.’ It was just awesome." Tackle Chris Williams was introduced to the media Monday at Halas Hall. Speaking with the media Monday, Williams appeared confident, intelligent and humble. He told reporters that he intended to work hard to try to earn a starting job as a rookie, learn from his veteran teammates and sign a contract before training camp to avoid a holdout. Williams opened his news conference by graciously thanking God, his family, friends and teammates, the McCaskey family, Jerry Angelo, Ted Phillips, Lovie Smith, [offensive line coach] Harry Hiestand and "everybody who made this possible for me to be a Chicago Bear."
Regardless of whether you think Williams was the correct pick, he seems like a good kid and is willing to put in the time to make himself a starter. Not that he has a whole lot to beat out to get that spot.