Seventh-rounder Williams signs on

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Cornerback Malcolm Williams, the seventh-round draft choice out of Texas Christian, has signed a contract with the team. Williams participated in this afternoon's practice.

Williams, who will look to make his mark on special teams, becomes the fourth draft pick to sign a contract, joining running back Stevan Ridley (3rd round), tight end Lee Smith (5th round) and outside linebacker/defensive end Markell Carter (6th round).