Aug 10, 2018; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Jets defensive tackle Leonard Williams (92) looks on during his game against the Atlanta Falcons at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports


Jets' Leonard Williams Ejected For Throwing Punch

December 23, 2018 - 2:59 pm

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- The New York Jets will have to play the rest of the game against the Green Bay Packers without their top defensive lineman.

Leonard Williams was ejected for throwing a punch at Packers right tackle Bryan Bulaga after the two got into a shoving match during a 14-yard pass play to Equanimeous St. Brown late in the second quarter.

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Quarterback Aaron Rodgers took exception to Williams' actions and shoved the defensive lineman.

After a lengthy conference by the officials, they called a personal foul on Williams and tossed him from the game.

Williams had a sack earlier in the game, giving him four this season.