Posted: 2:00 pm Thursday, June 26th, 2014
By D. Orlando Ledbetter
Denver Broncos defensive tackle Sylvester Williams participated in the 5 Star Athlete Management’s football camp hosted by Atlanta-based Super-Agent Todd France and several sponsors on Wednesday at Mount Vernon Presbyterian School.
The former North Carolina product, who was selected with the 28th pick in the first-round of the 2013 draft, played well after earning a spot along the defensive line rotation.
Here are five questions with Williams:
Q: What was it like reaching the Super Bowl as a rookie?
A: Oh man, it was a dream come true. I was able to experience it with my family and my teammates. It was big for me. Even though we lost, I was able to get out there and have a good experience.
Q: How did you feel the rookie season went after playing in 13 regular-season games with four starts?
A: It went good. I would have liked to have started all 16, but I was able to get out there and do what I could. I got better as the year went on. I got better and I played well at the end of the year so I’m hoping to build on that going into my second year.
Q: How was Denver’s offseason program?
A: We had a great time. We were working with (defensive coordinator) Jack Del Rio. We really bonded well. I think we’ll have another big year.
Q: What are you impressions of wide receiver Demaryius Thomas?
A: He’s a great player. He’s one of the best in the league, if not the best. We do believe that out in Denver. It’s not just because he’s our teammate, it because he goes out there and he gets it done for us every day. I love being on the same team with him.
Q: What’s it like playing with legendary quarterback Peyton Manning?
A: It’s unbelievable. He’s basically like a computer. He knows everything. It’s like going up against one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time, being able to go out there and compete with him and pick his brain helps when preparing for the upcoming opponent.
TRAINING CAMP SCHEDULE
Date Practice Times (public availability)
Tuesday, July 22 Rookies report
Wednesday, July 23 Veterans report
Friday, July 25 Practice 3:30 – 5:50 p.m. (open to the public)
Saturday, July 26 Practice 3:30 – 5:50 p.m. (open to the public)
Sunday, July 27 Practice 3:30 – 6:05 p.m. (open to the public)
Monday, July 28 Practice 3:30 – 6:05 p.m. (open to the public)
Tuesday, July 29 Practice 3:30 – 6:05 p.m. (open to the public)
Wednesday, July 30 Players’ Day Off (No Media Availability)
Thursday, July 31 Practice 3:30 – 6:05 p.m. (open to the public)
Friday, August 1 “Friday Night Lights” at Archer High School (Lawrenceville)
6:45 – 9:10 p.m. (open to the public)
Saturday, August 2 Practice 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. (open to the public)
Sunday, August 3 Practice 3:30 – 6:05 p.m. (open to the public)
Monday, August 4 Combined Practice w/Tennessee 3-5:30 p.m. (open to the public)
Tuesday, August 5 Players’ Day Off (No Media Availability)
Wednesday, August 6 Practice 3:30 – 6:05 p.m. (open to the public)
Thursday, August 7 Pregame Walkthrough (No Media Availability)
Friday, August 8 Falcons vs. Miami Dolphins
7:00 p.m. ET – CW69
Saturday, August 9 Practice 4:30 – 5:45 p.m. (open to the public)
Sunday, August 10 Players’ Day Off (No Media Availability)
Monday, August 11 Practice 3:30 – 5:50 p.m. (open to the public)
Tuesday, August 12 Practice 10:00 a.m. – 12:35 p.m. (open to the public)
Wednesday, August 13 Combined Practice w/ Houston Texans (Houston, TX)
Thursday, August 14 Combined Practice w/ Houston Texans (Houston, TX)
Friday, August 15 Pregame Walkthrough (No Media Availability)
Saturday, August 16 Falcons at Houston Texans
8:00 p.m. ET – CW69
Sunday, August 17 Players’ Day Off (No Media Availability)
Monday, August 18 Practice 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. (closed to the public)
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