The San Francisco 49ers announced that they’ve placed NT Ian Williams on the reserve/non-football-injury list Saturday.
- Matt Maiocco mentions that this move will cost Williams the entire 2016 season.
Williams wound up agreeing to to a new one-year contract after it was determined that his rehab procedure for an ankle injury would take longer than originally planned.
The 49ers originally signed Williams to a five-year, $27.5 million, but later changed the deal to a one-year deal worth up to $6 million.
Williams, 26, wound up signing on with the 49ers as an undrafted free agent out of Notre Dame back in 2011. He was among the best available defensive tackles in this year’s free agent market before he agreed to return to San Francisco.
In 2015, Williams appeared in all 16 games for the 49ers and recorded 65 tackles, one sack, a forced fumble, a recovery and a pass defense. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 18 interior defensive lineman out of 123 qualifying players.