ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Chargers have claimed RB Andre Williams off of waivers from the Giants.
Williams, 24, if a former fourth-round pick by the Giants of the 2014 NFL Draft. He is entering the second year a four-year, $2,673,600 rookie contract that included included a $453,600 signing bonus. He is set to earn a base salary of $600,000 for 2016 to go along with another $690,000 next year.
In 2015, Williams appeared in all 16 games for the Giants and recorded 257 yards on 88 carries (2.9 YPC) and scored one rushing touchdown. He also caught one pass for seven receiving yards.