Karlos Williams, the former Florida State star, is looking for a new home in the NFL.
Pittsburgh signed Williams, 23, to the practice squad in January, but he never played a down with the team.
Williams was a fifth-round draft choice of the Buffalo Bills in 2015 and he had a solid rookie season, rushing for 517 yards and nine touchdowns. But since then, he’s been plagued by problems. He served a four-game suspension last season for violating the league’s substance abuse policy, and was hit with another 10 game suspension for the same violation. (He has two game remaining).
Additionally, reports say Williams weight has skyrocketed to 260 pounds, That would be 30 pounds over his playing weight, based on information on NFL.com.
In two years at Florida State, Williams rushed for 1,419 yards and 22 touchdowns. He also caught 37 balls for 328 yards.