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Denver Broncos Release LB Nick Greisen, Sign LB Johnny Williams

The Denver Broncos just announced via Twitter that they released LB Nick Greisen while signing LB Johnny Williams

The Broncos have signed LB Johnny Williams and waived LB Nick Greisen. More at #fbless than a minute ago via web


Williams (6-foot-2, 246 pounds) is a first-year player who spent the end of the 2009 season on Pittsburgh's practice squad after competing with Jacksonville during the preseason. He was originally signed by the Jaguars as a college free agent on April 26, 2009.

He was a four-year letterman at the University of Kentucky, where he played 49 career games and recorded 131 total tackles. 

A second-team all-state selection as a senior at Fletcher High School in Neptune Beach, Fla., Williams was born on Feb. 20, 1986 in Jacksonville, Fla.