The New York Jets will ensure their star defensive lineman won’t be questioning his status with the team next season.
According to Jets general manager Joe Douglas, the team will pick up the fifth year option on Williams’ contract (video link).
“We are going to pick up pick up Quinnen’s option” Douglas said. “We had that conversation. I don’t think that’s really huge news. We’re excited to have Quinnen. This is going to be year two in a defense that we feel really accentuates his strengths. We’re looking forward for him to come back and dominate this offseason”.
Williams, 24, was the third overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft and is coming off a season where he posted 36 solo tackles and 6 sacks.