Report: 49ers’ Williams has two-game suspension rescinded initially appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea
Ok’Waun Williams reportedly will not be suspended in spite of everything.
The NFL rescinded the 49ers nickel cornerback’s two-game suspension Wednesday as a result of “points with the testing procedures,” NFL Media’s Tom Pelissero and Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday, citing sources.
Williams initially was suspended for violating the league’s coverage on performance-enhancing substances, and Pelissero reported that Williams maintains he did not.
The NFL has rescinded #49ers CB Ok’Waun Williams’ two-game PED suspension due to points with the testing procedures, sources inform me and @RapSheet. Williams stands by the very fact he has by no means violated the PED coverage.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) November 25, 2020
Though Williams will not miss any time because of the suspension, the 49ers do not anticipate him again within the lineup Sunday towards the Los Angeles Rams. Williams sustained a excessive ankle sprain on Nov. 5 towards the Inexperienced Bay Packers, and he has not performed since then.
#49ers coach Kyle Shanahan stated he believes nickel again Ok’Waun Williams remains to be two or three weeks away from having the ability to play as a result of his excessive ankle sprain. https://t.co/dyddHBzXpP
— Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoNBCS) November 25, 2020
The 49ers had been with out Williams in Weeks 5, 6 and seven as a result of the defensive again sustained a sprained ACL. Williams picked up the ankle sprain on “Thursday Evening Soccer” towards the Inexperienced Bay Packers, taking part in in his second sport in 5 days after lacking practically a month because of the former harm.
Previous to the 2020 season, which started following an abbreviated coaching camp and irregular offseason program because of the coronavirus pandemic, Williams had missed not more than three video games in every of his previous 5 NFL seasons.