Michael Crabtree

Chargers' Trevor Williams has turned a big corner as an undrafted free agent out of Penn State

Chargers' Trevor Williams has turned a big corner as an undrafted free agent out of Penn State

The chip is ingrained on the shoulder of Chargers cornerback Trevor Williams, as much a part of his uniform as the lightning bolt and No. 24 that cover it.

It does not make Williams run faster or jump higher or tackle harder. It does keep an eternal flame lit under the 24-year-old and has been a driving force in Williams going from an undrafted free agent out of Penn State in 2016 to one of the NFL’s top defensive backs in 2017.

“I play with a certain edge — I have an extra chip on my shoulder because I came in undrafted,” Williams said before practice this week in preparation for Sunday’s game against the Denver Broncos. “It’s just something that’s always there, that gives me...

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