Chargers receiver Mike Williams shows off hands on defense with game-sealing interception,
Chargers extensive receiver Mike Williams is thought for making spectacular catches. Usually, although, he is doing it for the Los Angeles offense.
Williams’ newest leaping seize sealed the Chargers’ 19-16 win over the Broncos in Week 16 within the type of an interception. Denver was lined as much as throw a Hail Mary go, so Williams was inserted to line up alongside the aim line and use his athleticism to seal the win. When Drew Lock chucked the ball down the sector, Williams was ready.
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Lots of Williams’ NFL highlights characteristic catches like Sunday’s, simply from Justin Herbert as a substitute of from the opposing quarterback. He made a one-handed landing seize in Week 8. He made an excellent catch alongside the sideline in additional time in Week 5. Even in Week 16, Williams had made 4 catches for 54 yards previous to the ultimate play.
In keeping with Soccer Reference, Williams hadn’t made a sort out or defensed any go previous to Sunday’s recreation. Their snap database would not present Williams having performed a defensive snap in his NFL profession. However with Denver on the 50-yard line and a go to the top zone the doubtless play with a second remaining, Williams took the sector and added an interception to his 38 receptions and 4 touchdowns he is already compiled in 2020.
Williams joined a gaggle of seven different gamers, together with his teammate Keenan Allen, who’ve had 50-plus receiving yards and an interception in the identical recreation with 1950 (stat courtesy of Yahoo Sports activities’ Eric Edholm):
- Deion Sanders (twice)
- Champ Bailey
- Brian Dawkins
- Roy Inexperienced
- Keenan Allen
- Invoice Butler
- Clendon Thomas
- Mike Williams
Sunday was apparently an enormous day for receivers having odd involvement in interceptions. Williams’ play was of the constructive selection, however for Kansas Metropolis, Sammy Watkins threw a decide whereas focusing on Patrick Mahomes on a trick play.