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Whether or not Quinnen Williams can take his game to the next level is one of the most crucial variables for the Jets defense.

Here’s everything you need to know about second-year defensive tackle Quinnen Williams as he looks to fulfill his supreme potential and soar to superstardom.

Four positive stats to maintain

Activity against the run

Williams may not have been a dominant run defender in his first season, but he was certainly an above-average presence in that phase, which is backed up by both his film and his production.

With 14 run stops (tackles against the run that constitute a negative value result for the offense) over 158 snaps against the run, Williams registered a run stop rate of 8.9%, which ranked at the 83rd percentile among qualified interior defensive linemen.

Pro Football Focus liked Williams’ impact against the run, scoring with him a run defense grade of 72.9 that was good enough for the 71st percentile at his position.

The next step for Williams is to establish himself as one of the premier run-stuffers in the league, alongside players like Akiem Hicks, Grady Jarrett, Cameron Heyward, Fletcher Cox, and of course, Aaron Donald.

Red-hot finish as a pass-rusher

After personally charting every single one of Williams’ pass-rush reps in 2019, I found that he had a very promising finish to the year.


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Michael Nania is the best analytical New York Jets mind in the world, combining his statistical expertise with game film to add proper context to the data. Nania scrapes every corner, ensuring you know all there is to know about everyone from the QB to the long snapper. Nania's Numbers, Nania's QB Grades, and Nania's All-22 give fans a deeper and more well-rounded dive into the Jets than anyone else can offer. Email: michael.nania@jetsxfactor.com - Twitter: @Michael_Nania

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