- Eighth-year running back enters his first season with the Bears in 2021; opted out of the 2020 season due to COVID-19
- Has appeared in 85 games with 13 starts over six NFL seasons with the Dolphins (2014-17) and Chiefs (2018-19); has rushed for 1,355 yards and 14 touchdowns on 306 carries and caught 142 passes for 1,136 yards and 10 TDs
- Also has 369 rushing yards and six scores and 189 receiving yards and five scores in six postseason contests
- Williams is the only Chiefs player in franchise history to record multiple 100-yard rushing games in the postseason; his 60 points are the most in team annals
- His 11 career postseason touchdowns, the second most among active players (Rob Gronkowski, 14)
- In the Super Bowl vs. San Francisco (2/2/20), Williams scored two touchdowns; he scored six total touchdowns during the 2019 postseason and 10 overall postseason touchdowns for his career with Kansas City
- His 10 postseason touchdowns are the most in Chiefs history and his six postseason rushing touchdowns are the most in Chiefs franchise history; he recorded 355 postseason career rushing yards, the second-most in Chiefs history
- Owns 251 career postseason rushing yards, the second-most in Chiefs history; his 48 postseason points are the most in team annals
2020 SEASON (Chiefs):
- COVID-19 opt-out
2019 SEASON (Chiefs):
- Played in 11 games with six starts, rushing for 498 yards and five scores and catching 30 passes for 213 yards and two TDs
- With the Chiefs trailing the 49ers 20-17 in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl LIV, Williams caught a 5-yard TD pass from Patrick Mahomes to give Kansas City a 24-20 lead with 2:44 remaining and then scored a second TD on a 38-yard run to clinch the victory with 1:12 to play; rushed for 104 yards in the Super Bowl and became the first player in NFL history to run for at least 100 yards while producing rushing and receiving touchdowns in a Super Bowl
- In the playoff game vs. Tennessee (1/19/20), Williams scored his third rushing touchdown of the 2019 postseason and fifth-career postseason rushing touchdown
- His eight total touchdowns in the postseason are the most in team history and his five rushing touchdowns in the postseason are the most in franchise history
- In the game vs. the Houston Texans (1/12/20), Williams scored three touchdowns; his two rushing touchdowns in this game tie the franchise's single-game postseason record
- In the game vs. Minnesota, scored on a career-long 91-yard touchdown run, tying RB Jamaal Charles for the franchise's longest run from scrimmage (at New Orleans, Sept. 23, 2012)
2018 SEASON (Chiefs):
- Played in 16 games with three starts, rushing for 256 yards and four TDs while catching 23 passes for 160 yards and two TDs
- Blocked a punt in Week 9 vs. Cleveland (11/4/18) to set up a Kansas City touchdown
- Topped the Chiefs postseason record books during the 2018 postseason with most postseason touchdowns (4), most points in a postseason game (18 vs. New England; 1/20/19) and most touchdowns in a postseason game (3 vs. New England; 1/20/19)
2017 SEASON (Dolphins):
- Played in 11 games with four starts; rushed for 181 yards and caught 20 passes for 155 yards and a score.
2016 SEASON (Dolphins):
- Played in 15 games for the Dolphins, rushing for 115 yards on 35 carries with three touchdowns and recorded a career-high 249 receiving yards and three touchdowns
- Made his first playoff appearance with Miami in the AFC Wild Card game at Pittsburgh on January 8, 2017 and rushed three times for 14 yards (4.7 avg.) and caught one reception for a 4-yard touchdown
2015 SEASON (Dolphins):
- Played in all 16 games; caught 21 passes for 142 yards and a score while also rushing 16 times for 59 yards
2014 SEASON (Dolphins):
- Played in all 16 games; caught 21 passes for 187 yards and a touchdowns and rushed for 122 yards on 36 carries
- Made his NFL debut with Miami on September 7, 2014 vs. New England, returning a kick for 19 yards.
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