News: The Patriots elevated defensive Malcolm Williams back to the active roster from the practice squad Saturday. Williams, a seventh-round pick last year, has shuffled back and forth between New England and the practice squad since breaking into the NFL.
Analysis: Williams is not expected to make a major contribution in his latest stint with the Patriots and should remain on waivers in all Fantasy formats.
News: The Patriots announced Saturday that they have waived wide receiver Deion Branch and defensive back Malcolm Williams, in order to make room for the addition of defensive back Aqib Talib and wide receiver Greg Salas to the active roster.
Analysis: Williams was only added to the active roster a few weeks ago, but a thigh injury has made him replaceable. He appeared in one game, and had just one tackle before being released. Fantasy owners should continue to ignore him in all formats.
News: The Patriots signed defensive back Malcolm Williams to the 53-man roster Saturday in preparation of the Week 8 game at St. Louis from London.
Analysis: The 24-year-old Williams was released following training camp but has now made it to the active roster. Still, he doesn't have much Fantasy value in IDP formats.
News: The Patriots released DB Malcolm Williams, who has bounced back and forth from the practice squad to the active roster since being picked in the seventh round this year. The Patriots now have an open roster spot heading into Sunday's showdown against the Broncos.
Analysis: Williams clearly appears to be just roster depth at this point in his career. Continue to ignore him in Fantasy IDP formats.
News: New England made a pair of moves Saturday, signing DL Eric Moore and promoting DB Malcolm Williams from the practice squad to the 53-man roster. Williams was cut from the Patriots roster during training camp.
Analysis: Williams was selected by New England in the seventh round of the 2011 NFL Draft out of Texas Christian. He has spent all season on the Patriots practice squad and isn't expected to contribute much on defense. He should be ignored in all Fantasy IDP formats.
News: The Patriots spent their last two draft picks on Central Arkansas DE Markell Carter and TCU CB Malcolm Williams.
Analysis: Both players are expected to provide depth and not be in a position to post relevant statistics for a while. Keep 'em both off of Fantasy rosters.