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Bills | Mario Williams likely will not have to restructure deal

Sun, 23 Feb 2014 17:32:07 -0800

Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley said the team likely will not need to ask DE Mario Williams to restructure his contract, even though he is scheduled to count $18.8 million against the salary cap in 2014.

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Bills | May ask Mario Williams to restructure deal

Sun, 19 Jan 2014 19:05:30 -0800

The Buffalo Bills may ask DE Mario Williams to restructure his contract this season because he is scheduled to count $18.4 million against the salary cap in 2014. Williams is scheduled to receive $10.6 million roster bonus next season.

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Bills | Three headed to Pro Bowl

Fri, 27 Dec 2013 20:14:59 -0800

Buffalo Bills FS Jairus Byrd, DT Kyle D. Williams and DE Mario Williams were selected by fans, coaches and players for the Pro Bowl roster announced Friday, Dec. 27.

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Bills | Three with double-digits in sacks

Sun, 22 Dec 2013 16:50:47 -0800

Buffalo Bills DT Jerry Hughes (10), DT Kyle D. Williams (10 1/2) and DE Mario Williams (13) each have at least 10 sacks. It is just the second time since 1995 that the Bills have had three or more players with at least 10 sacks in a single season, and the Bills are the first NFL team since the 2000 New Orleans Saints to accomplish the feat.

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Jets | Austin Howard has success against Mario Williams

Sat, 16 Nov 2013 06:31:49 -0800

New York Jets OT Austin Howard has had success against DE Mario Williams in the past, and is getting praise from the coaching staff. "He's done a phenomenal job against arguably one of the best players in the league at his position in Williams," Rex Ryan said of Howard. "He did it last year, too. Everybody thought (Williams) was getting doubled. No, he was getting doubled by (Howard's) left arm and right arm. He's just a big, athletic guy and he matches well against almost anybody. He's another young player that's ascending."

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Bills | Mario Williams fined $7,875

Sat, 02 Nov 2013 09:08:39 -0700

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams has been fined $7,875 for a facemask penalty he received in the team's Week 8 game.

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Bills | Friday practice report for Week 9

Fri, 01 Nov 2013 11:15:16 -0700

Buffalo Bills WR Marquise Goodwin (elbow), LB Manny Lawson (hamstring), OL Kraig Urbik (knee), DL Mario Williams (hip) and DL Kyle D. Williams (Achilles') all fully practiced and are probable for Week 9. WR Chris Hogan (back) did not practice and is questionable. EJ Manuel (knee) was limited in practice and already has been ruled out.

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Bills | Five players probable for Week 7

Fri, 18 Oct 2013 14:48:23 -0700

Buffalo Bills QB Thaddeus Lewis (foot), DE Mario Williams (hip), DT Kyle D. Williams (Achilles', illness), LB Manny Lawson (hip) and CB Ron Brooks (foot) are listed as probable for Week 7. Williams did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 18, while the other players fully participated in practice.

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Bills | Three limited

Thu, 17 Oct 2013 14:19:15 -0700

Buffalo Bills CB Ron Brooks (foot), LB Manny Lawson (hamstring) and DE Mario Williams (hip) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 17.

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Bills | Mario Williams limited

Wed, 16 Oct 2013 13:34:27 -0700

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (hip) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 16.

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Bills | Four probable

Wed, 02 Oct 2013 15:21:21 -0700

Buffalo Bills OL Kraig Urbik (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 2, and is probable. S Aaron Williams (back), DL Mario Williams (ankle) and DL Kyle Williams (Achilles') all were limited in practice and are probable.

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Bills | Five probable

Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:19:19 -0700

Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus (ankle), OG Doug Legursky (knee), OG Kraig Urbik (knee), DT Kyle D. Williams (Achilles') and DE Mario Williams (ankle) are probable for Week 4. Legursky practiced in full Friday, Sept. 27, while the others were limited.

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Bills | Six limited in practice

Thu, 26 Sep 2013 11:21:24 -0700

Buffalo Bills OG Kraig Urbik (knee), CB Leodis McKelvin (hamstring), DE Mario Williams (ankle), DT Kyle D. Williams (Achilles'), S Jairus Byrd (foot) and DT Marcell Dareus (ankle) all were limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 26.

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Bills | Eight miss practice

Wed, 25 Sep 2013 12:23:40 -0700

Buffalo Bills CB Stephon Gilmore (wrist), PK Dustin Hopkins (groin), WR Marquise Goodwin (hand), CB Ron Brooks (foot), OL Kraig Urbik (knee), CB Leodis McKelvin (hamstring), DL Mario Williams (ankle) and DL Kyle D. Williams (Achilles') all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 25.

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Bills | Mario Williams expects to play Week 4

Mon, 23 Sep 2013 12:44:28 -0700

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (ankle) expects to play Week 4 unless his sprained ankle does not get better later this week.

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Bills | Mario Williams to be fine

Mon, 23 Sep 2013 11:58:52 -0700

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (ankle) "will be fine" after suffering an ankle injury in Week 3.

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Bills | Mario Williams injured

Mon, 23 Sep 2013 07:06:15 -0700

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (leg) limped off the field in Week 3 with an undisclosed injury. He had an X-ray taken.

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Bills | Mario Williams sets franchise record

Sun, 15 Sep 2013 19:08:05 -0700

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams set a franchise record with 4 1/2 sacks in the Week 2 game against the Carolina Panthers.

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Bills | Mario Williams injury update

Sun, 08 Sep 2013 06:09:25 -0700

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (foot) missed part of training camp with plantar fasciitis. Williams is expected to play in the team's Week 1 game.

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Bills | Two defensive linemen to play

Sun, 11 Aug 2013 09:25:47 -0700

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (foot) and DT Kyle D. Williams (Achilles') will play in the team's preseason game Sunday, Aug. 11.

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Bills | Mario Williams sees limited duty

Sun, 04 Aug 2013 22:50:19 -0700

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (foot) had limited playing time Sunday, Aug. 4, in getting his first action in team drills since complaining of soreness in his left foot last weekend.

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Bills | Mario Williams nearing a return

Fri, 02 Aug 2013 10:19:14 -0700

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (foot) is nearing a return to practice in training camp after missing some time with a sore foot. "It's getting closer," head coach Doug Marrone said. "He did a little bit more today, he's going out there, going through the walkthrough, so now we're just waiting for the doctor to release him and then he'll be going out there."

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Bills | No concern with Mario Williams

Wed, 31 Jul 2013 17:18:15 -0700

Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone said Wednesday, July 31, that he isn't too concerned with DE Mario Williams (knee) missing time right now during training camp, as far as falling behind because of what he has done in the past.

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Bills | Mario Williams not talking about injury

Wed, 31 Jul 2013 13:27:08 -0700

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (foot) would not discuss anything about how he suffered his foot injury or when he suffered the injury. Head coach Doug Marrone said Williams is dealing with a left foot injury and is considered day-to-day.

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Bills | Mario Williams works on side

Wed, 31 Jul 2013 10:10:40 -0700

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (foot) worked on the side with the strength and conditioning coach Wednesday, July 31.

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Bills | Mario Williams to rest

Wed, 31 Jul 2013 07:49:25 -0700

Updating previous reports, Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (foot) has no timetable for his return. He was advised rest and treatment for his foot ailment.

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Bills | Mario Williams leaves again

Wed, 31 Jul 2013 05:34:59 -0700

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (foot) was in full pads, but left the field with a strength coach Wednesday, July 31.

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Bills | Mario Williams returns

Wed, 31 Jul 2013 05:16:55 -0700

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (foot) returned to practice Wednesday, July 31.

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Bills | Mario Williams getting second opinion on foot

Tue, 30 Jul 2013 14:24:55 -0700

Updating a previous report, Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (foot) is getting a second opinion on his foot. It is not expected to be serious, but doctors have advised him to rest it.

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Bills | Mario Williams misses practice again

Tue, 30 Jul 2013 05:34:53 -0700

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (foot) is out of practice again Tuesday, July 30.

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Bills | Mario Williams misses practice

Mon, 29 Jul 2013 15:14:10 -0700

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (foot) did not participate in practice Monday, July 29, because of a sore foot. Head coach Doug Marrone said Williams is having his foot examined away from the team's training camp site. Marrone does not know when Williams will return to training camp.

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Bills | Mario Williams out of first practice

Sun, 28 Jul 2013 23:26:47 -0700

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (foot) was held out of the Bills' first training camp practice Sunday, July 28, after complaining of a sore foot. Coach Doug Marrone provided few details regarding the nature of the injury and would not say which foot Williams had hurt or how and when it happened. "Mario reported to our athletic training staff that he had a sore foot," Marrone said. "So what we wanted to do was hold him out of practice and let our medical staff evaluate him."

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Bills | Two have worked at DE, LB

Mon, 01 Jul 2013 14:14:09 -0700

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams and LB Jerry Hughes worked at defensive end and outside linebacker during offseason workouts.

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Bills | Mario Williams cautions teammates

Sat, 15 Jun 2013 21:00:33 -0700

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams warned his teammates about staying in shape in the weeks leading up to training camp.

"This is not vacation time," Williams said. "You can take a trip or whatever. That's fine. But this six weeks that everybody has is not just go home and eat Doritos."

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Bills | Want to move Mario Williams around

Mon, 10 Jun 2013 13:36:48 -0700

Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Mike Pettine said the team wants to move DE Mario Williams around this season so offenses will not know where he will be at all times. "We want to get the bulls-eye off him and move him around," Pettine said. "We want to dictate to teams that if they're going to deal with Mario, they're going to have to find him first. I think he's certainly smart enough to handle it and versatile enough to handle it." Pettine said he believes Williams can play outside linebacker in a 3-4 defensive alignment and defensive end in a 4-3 defensive alignment.

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Bills | Mario Williams says team give him pills

Mon, 20 May 2013 12:39:56 -0700

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams said the painkillers mentioned in his text messages were prescribed by the Bills. Williams said he took hydrocodone to recover from wrist surgery he had during the 2012 season.

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Bills | Mario Williams not considering suicide

Mon, 20 May 2013 11:57:22 -0700

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams said he never consider suicide and that private text messages have been taken out of context. He said the text messages he wrote were done out of anger.

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Bills | Mario Williams in legal battle

Mon, 20 May 2013 10:08:25 -0700

Buffalo Bills DL Mario Williams is currently involved in a legal battle over an engagement ring worth more than $780,000, and Williams allegedly had "dramatic mood swings" last year during the couple's engagement. "No money in the world should leave me with suicidal thoughts," Williams said in a text to his ex wife last November. Williams had an inconsistent year in 2012, but he still led the team with 10.5 sacks.

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Bills | Mario Williams could move to LB in 3-4

Wed, 09 Jan 2013 10:10:20 -0800

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams could be used as an outside linebacker if the team decides to switch to a 3-4 defensive alignment.

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Bills | 10 Probable

Fri, 28 Dec 2012 10:00:37 -0800

Buffalo Bills LB Nick Barnett (knee), FS Jairus Byrd (ankle), TE/FB Dorin Dickerson (ankle), WR Marcus Easley (hamstring), OG Andy Levitre (knee), CB Justin Rogers (foot), LB Chris White (hamstring), DT Kyle D. Williams (ankle) DE Mario Williams (wrist) and C Eric Wood (knee) were limited in practice Friday, Dec. 28, and are probable for Week 17.

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Bills | Mario Williams fully practices

Thu, 27 Dec 2012 13:22:44 -0800

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (wrist) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 27.

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Bills | Mario Williams fully practices

Wed, 26 Dec 2012 13:13:42 -0800

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (wrist) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

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Bills | 10 probable

Fri, 21 Dec 2012 11:44:36 -0800

Buffalo Bills FS Jairus Byrd (foot), DT Marcell Dareus (knee, wrist), TE Lee Smith (back), DE Mario Williams (wrist) and CB Aaron Williams (knee) practiced Friday, Dec. 21, and are probable for Week 16. OLB Nick Barnett (knee), TE Scott Chandler (foot), OG Andy Levitre (knee), CB Justin Rogers (foot) and DT Kyle D. Williams (ankle) were limited Friday and are also probable.

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Bills | Five practice in full

Thu, 20 Dec 2012 16:02:13 -0800

Buffalo Bills S Jairus Byrd (foot), DT Marcell Dareus (knee), TE Lee Smith (back), CB Aaron Williams (knee) and DE Mario Williams (wrist) practiced in full Thursday, Dec. 20.

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Bills | Five practice in full

Wed, 19 Dec 2012 16:25:28 -0800

Buffalo Bills S Jairus Byrd (foot), DT Marcell Dareus (knee), TE Lee Smith (back), CB Aaron Williams (knee) and DE Mario Williams (wrist) practiced in full Wednesday, Dec. 19.

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Bills | Nine players listed as probable

Fri, 14 Dec 2012 14:46:11 -0800

Buffalo Bills TE Scott Chandler (groin), TE Lee Smith (knee), OG Kraig Urbik (knee), DE Mario Williams (wrist), DT Kyle D. Williams (ankle), LB Chris White (thumb), CB Ron Brooks (hip), CB Aaron Williams (knee) and SS Da'Norris Searcy (hand) are listed as probable for Week 15. Brooks, Smith and White were limited during practice Friday, Dec. 14, while the other six fully participated in practice.

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Bills | Four take part in practice

Thu, 13 Dec 2012 17:04:04 -0800

Buffalo Bills WR Donald Jones (calf), DE Mario Williams (wrist), CB Aaron Williams (knee) and SS Da'Norris Searcy (hand) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 13.

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Bills | Mario Williams sacking QBs on third, fourth down

Thu, 13 Dec 2012 08:11:09 -0800

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams is tied for fourth in the NFL with six sacks this season on third or fourth down.

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Bills | Four practice in full

Wed, 12 Dec 2012 14:00:26 -0800

Buffalo Bills WR Donald Jones (calf), SS Da'Norris Searcy (hand), CB Aaron Williams (knee) and DE Mario Williams (wrist) practiced in full Wednesday, Dec. 12.

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Bills | 12 probable

Fri, 07 Dec 2012 12:46:26 -0800

Buffalo Bills LB Nick Barnett (knee), FS Jairus Byrd (back), TE Scott Chandler (groin), DT Marcell Dareus (shoulder), WR T.J. Graham (ankle), WR Donald Jones (calf), OG Andy Levitre (knee), SS Da'Norris Searcy (hand), WR Brad Smith (hamstring), OG Kraig Urbik (knee), DE Mario Williams (wrist) and DT Kyle D. Williams (ankle) are probable for Week 14. Barnett, Urbik and Kyle D. Williams were limited in practice Friday, Dec. 7, while the others practiced in full.

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