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Arizona Cardinals sign safety Shawn Williams to 1-year deal

Dec 6, 2020; Miami Gardens, Florida, USA; Cincinnati Bengals strong safety Shawn Williams (36) leaves the field after being ejected from the game against the Miami Dolphins during the second half at Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

The Arizona Cardinals signed veteran safety Shawn Williams to a one-year deal, the club announced Monday.

Williams, 29, spent his first eight seasons in Cincinnati, playing in 119 games (61 starts) for the Bengals. He has 12 career interceptions, 26 passes defensed and 424 tackles. Williams led the league with 131 interception return yards off five picks in 2018.

The Bengals selected Williams in the third round of the 2013 draft.

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–Field Level Media