Packers defensive tackle Corey Williams pressures Carolina Panthers quarterback Vinny Testaverde in November at Lambeau Field. Williams finished the season with seven sacks. Dan Powers/Gannett Wisconsin Media
The odds look long on the Green Bay Packers re-signing defensive tackle Corey Williams, though they haven't given up on it.
The Packers have been in contact with Williams' agent, and the sides have discussed contract parameters. But considering the possibility Williams could be the most coveted defensive tackle available in a thin free-agent crop this offseason, he could be in for a payday on the open market that General Manager Ted Thompson would consider too steep because of the Packers' depth at that position.
Thompson could use the Packers' franchise tag on Williams by the Feb. 21 ...