Arizona Cardinals defensive tackle Dan Williams will miss Sunday’s game with the Saints after his father, Thomas, was killed in a car accident earlier this weekend.
Dan Williams did not accompany the team on its chartered flight from Phoenix on Saturday.
Thomas Williams was driving from Memphis to New Orleans with his wife and daughter for te game when their vehicle was involved in an accident.
Cardinals spokesman Mark Dalton said the crash happened in the vicinity of Jackson, Miss.
Dalton said Thomas Williams’ wife and daughter were hospitalized, but are expected to be OK.