Moments after announced he was returning to the for the 2021 season, the Chiefs decided to release the veteran running back in a move to clear salary cap space ( ). Williams was entering the final year Corey Brewer Jersey of his contract after he opted out of the 2020 season due to COVID-19 concerns.The Chiefs save $2.175 million with the release of Williams. Kansas City has as the No. 1 running back on the roster, even though is a free agent. Kansas City DaQuan Jeffries Jersey also agreed to terms with on a five-year, $80 million deal Monday and are in the running for to play left tackle, .Williams was never a "featured back" until the 2020 Robert Woodard II Jersey season, when he led the Chiefs with 111 carries and caught 30 pa ses for 213 yards. He finished with 711 total yards and seven touchdowns. Williams showcased his value in the postseason where he finished with 290 total yards (196 rushing, 84 receiving) Yogi Ferrell Jersey and six touchdowns. He finished with 17 carries for 104 yards and a touchdown in LIV -- scoring on a 4-yard catch to give Kansas City the lead for good Nate Archibald Jersey with 2:50 left and sealing the victory with a 38-yard touchdown run a minute later. The running back market hasn't been active in free agency, but Williams should have his suitors -- especially after having a year off to recharge the batteries.