Former Eskimo Williams tweets he signed with NFL's Vikings Staff

2/5/2013 9:06:28 PM

Former Edmonton Eskimos defensive back Rod Williams has signed with the Minnesota Vikings of the NFL, according to his Twitter account.

Williams was released by Edmonton last week in anticipation of a possible move south to the NFL.

After signing with Edmonton in 2010, the 25-year-old had 111 tackles and 11 interceptions in three seasons.