Quinnen Williams arrived to his media availability on Monday sporting a particular T-shirt.
It had an image of him sporting a inexperienced swimsuit just like the “Iron Man” character from Marvel Comics together with his No. 95 on it surrounded by a scene straight out of one of many comedian books.
“My favourite character is Iron Man, so this firm had made me, I assume, like a New York Iron Man shirt,” Williams mentioned. “It’s obtained an image of me in an Iron Man swimsuit. It was tremendous dope. … I’m sporting it quite a bit.”
The Jets can solely hope that Williams will likely be their Iron Man on protection this yr. It’s arduous to consider however Williams is getting into his fourth yr with the Jets. The 2019 first-round choose is likely one of the few remaining gamers from the pre-Joe Douglas days.
Williams is barely 24 however he’s already one of many extra skilled gamers on the younger roster.
“I undoubtedly lookup and be like, ‘Man, that is my fourth yr.’ However I’m nonetheless younger and studying,” Williams mentioned. “I’ve discovered quite a bit all through this time. I can share the issues that I’ve discovered, particularly off the sphere as a youthful man to the youthful guys on the staff. I’m nonetheless studying and I’m instructing on the identical time. It’s a kind of issues that I actually don’t have a look at age when it comes all the way down to being a veteran or not a veteran. Being an skilled man, I’m undoubtedly skilled going into my fourth yr.”
One factor Williams has not skilled a lot with the Jets is profitable. The staff is 13-36 in his three seasons. He mentioned that motivates him and he feels just like the Jets now have the items to change into a winner.
“I really feel like this yr we’ve obtained the whole lot we have to be the staff that we need to be and the staff New York needs us to be,” Williams mentioned. “We simply need to go be constant, put all of it on tape, put all of it on the sphere.”
A wholesome offseason and a second yr in Robert Saleh’s defensive system ought to assist Williams this yr. Saleh mentioned he expects huge issues from Williams.
“He could be a very dominant soccer participant and I’m not speaking dominant from a statistical standpoint,” Saleh mentioned. “I simply assume he could be a very disruptive soccer participant and he’s absolutely wholesome, he’s in large form, he’s obtained the proper mindset and he’s saying all the proper issues. Simply actually excited for him to only put that effort out each single day and see the place it takes him, however he’s in a a lot better place than he was a yr in the past simply by way of his total bodily make-up due to the damage he suffered throughout OTAs final yr, however actually excited in regards to the course he’s going.”