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Buffalo Bills RB Karlos Williams was named as a breakout player candidate.

Willie McGinest thinks Karlos Williams could be a breakout player in 2016.

Karlos Williams had a tremendous rookie season with the Buffalo Bills. The running back, selected in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL draft, rushed for 517 yards and seven touchdowns on 93 carries and added an additional 96 yards and two touchdowns on 11 receptions. Williams was able to produce these stats in just 11 games and only three starts.

Considering how well Williams performed as a rookie, it's no surprise that Willie McGinest believes Williams could breakout in 2016. The former Patriots linebacker listed Williams third on his Top 3 Breakout Players to Watch in 2016. McGinest complimented Williams' skill-set and noted that the former Florida State Seminole has the frame to run between the tackles but is also very elusive. He also stated that Williams is the type of back that players don't want to tackle in the open field.

In 2016, Williams' workload should increase from one season ago. Williams and LeSean McCoy made for a great 1-2 punch in 2015 and they'll be depended upon to do even more in 2016. 


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