Having a brother in the NFL has to be a pretty surreal scenario. Two brothers, both talented enough to play football at the highest level. Playing against your brother has to be one of the more difficult things to do, especially for a brother who is an inside linebacker, and the other who is a running back.
This is the scenario for Vince Williams and Karlos Williams, but when Karlos was with the Buffalo Bills, the two never got the chance to face off against one another. After Karlos' 4-game suspension to start the 2016 season, Buffalo cut ties with the young ball carrier. With his suspension now over, the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed him to their practice squad.
Yes, both Vince and Karlos are on the same team...back together. Vince took to social media to welcome his little brother into the fold.
Williams (@VinnyVidiVici98) October 12, 2016
The Williams brothers aren't the first to play in the NFL together, but it is rare to have both on the same team. This weekend when the Steelers play the Miami Dolphins will also mark an opportunity for brothers to spend time together. Maurkice Pouncey and his brother Mike Pouncey will be playing against one another, for the first time in their lives.
In the instance of Vince and Karlos, they take the bond of "brotherhood" which is commonly referred to in NFL locker rooms to a new level.
Join us in welcoming Karlos to the Steel City!