Jets DE Leonard Williams: "It's going to be a pretty physical game"


Q: What has the biggest adjustment been to the NFL?

Williams: "The biggest adjustment so far for me has been learning a whole new play book, it goes pretty fast. They expect you to learn it as soon as possible. The quickest way off the field is not knowing what you're doing. I have to make sure I put some extra time in every week for every new game plan. Make sure I know what I'm doing and know my assignment."

Q: Being from Bakersfield, are you looking forward to the trip back home?

Williams:"Yeah, definitely. I can't wait to go back. I have a lot of friends going up there and a lot of friends going from USC that are going to be going to the game."

Q: Were you surprised the Raiders didn't take you?

Williams:"I wasn't too surprised. Everyone watches those pre-draft analysis and stuff like that, but it's never completely accurate. I did think I was going to go top three or something like that, but I think it worked out pretty well that I came to the Jets. I'm under a lot of great players to learn from Sheldon Richardson, Muhammad Wilkerson, Damon Harrison, those guys have been able to take me under their wing and show me a lot of stuff."

Q: Who do you see as a potential game-wrecker on the Raiders?

Williams:"I think Amari Cooper is a pretty good player and so is Derek Carr."

Q: When you look at the film, what stands out about the Raiders offense as a whole?

Williams:"Like I said, their front line is pretty big. So overall I think it's going to be a pretty physical game. It's going to come down to who can win in the trenches. It's going to be a fun game."

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