Cornerback P.J. Williams of New Orleans Saints arrested early Wednesday morning (January 23, 2019) in New Orleans. For driving under the influence said New Orleans Advocate’s, Ramon Antonio Vargas. The report said the police officers on the Crescent City Connection claim that they clocked Williams, 25. He drives at 80 miles per hour in a 50-mph zone. And also, he uses the traffic lane improperly and failed to signal a turn. The police officers arrested and booked Williams into the jail on counts of drunken and careless driving about 1:10 am. William refused to take a breathalyzer test. William released on his own bail a few hours later. The General manager of Saints Mickey Loomis said on Wednesday he was aware of William’s arrest. He did not make any comment.
P.J. Williams, played a key role as the Saints’ nickel cornerback this year. And scheduled to be a free agent this offseason. Henceforth, William is the former third-round draft pick from Florida State that named the NFC’s Defensive player of the week for week 8. After rebounding an interception for a touchdown in the Saints’ 30-20 victory at Minnesota. He also arrested for DUI shortly before the 2015 draft, though later the charges dropped. As well as, involved in a 2014 car accident at Florida State, where he initially left the scene before returning 20 minutes later. William only received a ticket for failing to yield and driving with a suspended license in that incident, Also, police noted no suspicion of him being impaired.
However, it still unclear what will be the outcome of Williams’ latest run-in. If the incident will impact the defensive back’s future with the NFL. With a consistent and productive season for the team that came-up 1-win shy of the Super Bowl. He is heading into his unrestricted free agency with high hopes. Nonetheless, now he has to wait and see if his DUI will hurt him when he goes to the negotiation table.