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Broncos' DB K'Waun Williams Explains Why he's 'Excited' to Play for DC Ejiro Evero

New Denver Broncos cornerback K’Waun Williams is familiar with defensive coordinator Ejiro Evero on account of going head-to-head in NFC West divisional match-ups. Both men have now taken their talents to perhaps the strongest division in the NFL — the powerhouse AFC West— which will test both the first-year defensive coordinator and the former San Francisco slot corner. Williams feels he can flourish under the tutelage of Evero in an attacking system where he can let loose.
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Options at Slot Corner to Replace K'Waun Williams are Slim for the 49ers

K'Waun Williams is now with the Broncos. That means the 49ers have a vacancy at nickel corner for the first time since Kyle Shanahan took over as head coach. This is uncharted territory that the 49ers are in with looking for a new starter in the slot. Williams had done such a tremendous job there since joining the team. His impact is easily one of the most underrated on the defense as he excelled against the run, pass coverage, and acting as a blitzer. Filling his spot won't be easy.
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Introducing Broncos new slot corner K'Waun Williams

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49ers Need New Plan at Nickel Back as K'Waun Williams, Broncos Agree to Deal

49ers must adjust nickel options with K'Waun headed to Denver originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea. From the time K’Waun Williams joined the 49ers in 2017 as an under-the-radar signing, San Francisco believed it had one of the top nickel backs in the NFL. Williams appeared in 71 games,...
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NFL transaction roundup: Broncos ink CB K’Waun Williams

2022-03-22 22:52:04 GMT+00:00 - The Denver Broncos signed free agent cornerback K'Waun Williams to a two-year deal worth $7 million, multiple outlets reported Tuesday. Williams, 30, had 52 tackles, an interception, a sack, a forced fumble and four passes defensed in 14 games (eight starts) with the San Francisco 49ers last season. He played 72 percent of the team's defensive snaps in 2021. Williams spent five seasons with 49ers.
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Broncos, CB K'Waun Williams reach deal

Longtime 49ers inside cover man K’Waun Williams is nearing a deal with the Broncos, per Brandon Krisztal of KOA (on Twitter). The sides are closing in on a two-year agreement, per Krisztal and Denver7’s Troy Renck (Twitter link). It appears this deal is done. It is a two-year, $7MM pact, Mike Klis of 9News tweets.
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