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Tramon Williams ‘I went into Green Bay with a fearless attitude’

February 10, 2011

Feb 1, 2011 | Matt Hayes | Sporting News

ARLINGTON, Texas — Cornerback Tramon Williams began his NFL career in 2006 as an undrafted free agent who was released by the Houston Texans, leaving his football career in limbo. He later latched onto the Packers’ practice squad and worked his way up the depth chart. He’s now just a game away from winning a Super Bowl ring.

Sporting News’ Matt Hayes and other reporters talked with Williams on Tuesday about his strange

Tramon Williams #38 of the Green Bay Packers intercepts a pass in the endzone against Michael Jenkins #12 of the Atlanta Falcons during their 2011 NFC divisional playoff game at Georgia Dome on January 15, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. Chris Graythen/Getty Images

After being cut by the Houston Texans, Tramon Williams says he was going to do whatever it took to not experience that feeling again.

Q: How did that happen in Houston?

A: I feel like I put together a quality training camp in Houston and things just didn’t go my way. I know I didn’t like the feeling of being cut, so that’s what I took from it. I went into Green Bay with a fearless attitude, and if I didn’t make the team for one reason or another, I knew I did everything I possibly could.

Q: Did Green Bay see something in you others didn’t?

A: They just know talent. It’s kind of mind-boggling when you look at it. But in the NFL, you never know what adversity you’re going to face. I know a lot times in this league you run into a numbers game and you can’t blame the team. They did what they thought was right for the team.

Q: What’s it like playing opposite seven-time Pro Bowl cornerback Charles Woodson?

A: Anytime you’re surrounded by a caliber player like Charles, you have no choice but to step up your game because they’re not going to his side that much. The guy next to him definitely has to know what’s going on out there. He has done a great job with me as far as film study and other things on and off the field. He has definitely been part of my progress in Green Bay. More >


  1. Chad Ovitt - March 5, 2011 11:32 pm

    Thanks for the autographs today at Legends of the field!! You are a class act. Love the website and the shirts!!

  2. kristi doyle - July 25, 2011 4:07 pm

    Your plays in the playoffs gave GB the edge. You are an awesome player.

  3. Leon Yuan - July 28, 2012 5:35 am

    hi tramon. i am a high school student in beijing and i play basketball for the district team .my dream is to play nfl cornerback opposite you one day. keep going! no one messes with us underdogs.


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