Nick Williams was born on February 21, 1990, he is an American football defensive tackle for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the seventh round of the 2013 NFL Draft after his college career at Samford. He also played for the Kansas City Chiefs, Miami Dolphins, Chicago Bears, and Detroit Lions.
Williams was selected in the seventh round with the 223rd overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers. On August 25, 2013, he was placed on the Steelers’ injured reserve list. He was released by the Steelers on August 30, 2014, and was signed to the team’s practice squad the next day.
On November 24, 2014, Williams was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs off the Steelers’ practice squad. He was re-signed by the team on April 18, 2016. He was released on October 18, 2016. On October 19, 2016, Williams was signed by the Miami Dolphins. He was released on September 2, 2017.
On April 19, 2018, Williams was signed by the Chicago Bears. He re-signed with the team on a one-year contract on March 15, 2019.
In 2019, Williams recorded his first career sack against the Denver Broncos on Joe Flacco. In week 4 against the Minnesota Vikings, Williams sacked Kirk Cousins twice and recovered a fumble forced by Khalil Mack in the 16-6 win.
On March 24, 2020, Williams signed a two-year, $10 million contract with the Detroit Lions. On July 26, 2022, the New York Giants signed Williams.
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