Chiefs running back Damien Williams opts out of season

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) – Kansas City Chiefs running back Damien Williams has opted out of the 2020 season, the team confirms.

“As an organization, we certainly understand and respect Damien’s choice, knowing it was made in the best interest of his family,” the Chiefs said in a statement. “He means a lot to our football team as a player and a person, and we’re going to miss having him around this season.”

&quot;As an organization, we certainly understand and respect Damien’s choice, knowing it was made in the best interest of his family. He means a lot to our football team as a player and a person, and we’re going to miss having him around this season.”&mdash; Kansas City Chiefs (@Chiefs) <a href=”https://twitter.com/Chiefs/status/1288576282645745666?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>July 29, 2020</a>

He is the second Chiefs player to opt out this season.

Laurent Duvernay-Tardif announced he wouldn’t play late last week.