49ers All-Pro tackle Trent Williams on Texans coach DeMeco Ryans: ‘I think they got a steal, he can be a staple’
When the Texans hired DeMeco Ryans as the sixth head coach in franchise history, they recruited him for his character and strong background in Houston as a hard-hitting, instinctive Pro Bowl linebacker as well as his handiwork as the architect and leader of the San Francisco 49ers’ top-ranked defense.
Some NFL veterans prosper as business season begins
FILE - San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Trent Williams (71) looks on prior to an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, in Glendale, Ariz., in this Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, file photo. (AP Photo/Jennifer Stewart, File)As the NFL opened its business year Wednesday, veterans Trent Williams, A.J. The Seahawks addressed another need, agreeing to terms with tight end Gerald Everett on a one-year deal. Ad— Kansas City agreed to a $5 million contract for next season with three-time Pro Bowl guard Kyle Long, who will come out of retirement. — New England brought back center Ted Karras on a one-year, $4 million contract.
49ers hand Trent Williams richest contract ever at OL
FILE - San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Trent Williams (71) looks on prior to an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, in Glendale, Ariz., in this Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, file photo. The San Francisco 49ers locked up their biggest potential free agent for the long term by agreeing to give star left tackle Trent Williams the richest contract ever for an offensive lineman. (AP Photo/Jennifer Stewart, File)SANTA CLARA, Calif. – The San Francisco 49ers locked up their biggest potential free agent for the long term by agreeing to give star left tackle Trent Williams the richest contract ever for an offensive lineman. “Trent’s a game changer,” said fullback Kyle Juszczyk, who signed a five-year contract to stay in San Francisco earlier in the week. Williams was graded as the top left tackle by Pro Football Focus and is now being paid that way as well.
Nobody comes for free in NFL free agency that begins Monday
Regardless, on Monday, two days before the NFL's 2021 business year begins, the 32 teams and agents for the players will be making deals. “Legal tampering, and tampering is illegal? AdOf course, free agency always is a buyer-beware situation. AdVoila: Lavonte David, a key linebacker, was re-signed, and several other key guys in the title run could be back. “We do have some money from a cap standpoint that we can spend; but again, it’s an interesting year.
Aaron Rodgers leads Packers past undermanned 49ers, 34-17
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) is congratulated by running back Aaron Jones (33) after throwing a touchdown pass to Marcedes Lewis during the first half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Aaron Rodgers threw for 305 yards and four touchdowns and the Green Bay Packers overwhelmed the undermanned San Francisco 49ers 34-17 on Thursday night. Rodgers and the Packers, who were missing three players on the COVID-19 list, took advantage of the opportunity. DEPLETED ROSTERThe run of injuries and coronavirus rules left the 49ers with a shell of a roster, especially on offense. 49ers: CB K’Waun Williams (ankle) and S Jaquiski Tartt (foot) left the game and didn’t return.
Missouri City residents say they will sue NFL player over dog dispute
HOUSTON – Several Missouri City homeowners say living beside an NFL player has been nothing but painful for the last several months. Linda Flowers, who lives along Beekman Drive, said Washington Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams hasn’t been a great neighbor. Missouri City only allows homeowners to own four dogs and city officials say none of Williams’ dogs were registered. A 10-day home quarantine was issued for the NFL player’s dogs following the mauling last week. Henandez said her worst fear is that what happened to Flower’s dog could happen to a child in the neighborhood.
Family demands answers after dog attacked, killed
MISSOURI CITY, Texas – A Missouri City family is demanding city officials take action after their family pet was killed while in its own backyard. The family believes one of the neighbor’s dogs grabbed its dog through a fence and mauled the animal to death. “She didn't deserve this, she was a loyal dog, she was my family,” said Linda Flowers. Flowers said one of the dogs at her neighbor's house grabbed Sandy through their fence and killed her. Your children can't walk past their neighbor's house without fear they could get mauled,” said resident Sarah Sanders.