Running Backs, Before the Start of Free Agency jamal williams said expected to stay Brad Holmes, general manager of Detroit and the Lions, said the team also had interest. maintain a relationship going.
However, that shared interest did not result in a contract. Williams signed a three-year, $12 million contract with the Saints this week with $8 million guaranteed, and the Lions added former Bear David Montgomery in his backfield.
During a press conference on Friday, Williams said he didn't think the Lions' stated interest in keeping him in Detroit was reflected in the offer they made.
“Proposal they gave meI felt like it was disrespectful and showed that they really didn't want to have me out there like that,” Williams said via MLive.com's Kyle Meinke.
Williams set a Lions record with 17 rushing touchdowns last season and has outperformed expectations in his two seasons with the Lions. The Saints will be hoping for similar productivity over the next few years.
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