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Is it possible to be so underrated that you're overrated? Let me explain. NFL analysts and fans have been saying that Tramon Williams is underrated since halfway through the 2010 regular season. You can't be underrated if people keep talking about you. The thing with Williams is that people kept talking, and talking and talking.
You get the point.
Now, this one hurts because I love Williams. I’m one of the few people to own his jersey, and I rock it for pretty much every Packer game. But to say he is a top five corner in the league (like he was voted in a recent poll on ESPN by fans) is just stupid. Don’t get me wrong, Williams is a great defender, I just believe that he is getting too much credit too fast.
Last year, he had the stats of a great corner—then again, if you’re opposite Charles Woodson and a good cover corner, you’re going to get interceptions. Tramon Williams is a Pro Bowl caliber player, but doesn't deserve to be in the same conversation as Darrelle Revis, Nnamdi Asomugha and Charles Woodson just yet.
Look for Williams to play excellent this year, but not live up to the hype he has been given—especially if his shoulder injury lingers throughout the year.