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Dolphins | Several defensive players absent

Tue, 26 Apr 2016 10:55:47 -0700

Miami Dolphins DT Ndamukong Suh and DE Mario Williams were not present for the team's veteran minicamp Tuesday, April 26, and LB Koa Misi also wasn't present.

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Dolphins | Mario Williams vows to change

Sun, 17 Apr 2016 16:09:51 -0700

Miami Dolphins DE Mario Williams said he plans to give his "best attitude" and maximum effort in 2016. "I know for sure I'm going to be out there humming 100 miles per hour and it's going to be full attitude," Williams said.

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Dolphins | New scheme to help Mario Williams?

Sun, 10 Apr 2016 17:53:58 -0700

Miami Dolphins DE Mario Williams will benefit from Miami's 4-3 base defense, according to beat writer James Walker. Walker believes Williams' best attributes weren't utilized last season in the 3-4 scheme used by the Buffalo Bills.

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Dolphins | Mario Williams terms

Wed, 09 Mar 2016 05:45:40 -0800

Updating previous reports, Miami Dolphins DE Mario Williams signed a two-year, $17 million deal with a $4 million signing bonus. He'll have salaries of $4.485 million and $8.45 million and a $15,000 signing bonus. His incentives include $500,000 for sacks, club improvement each year, $500,000 playing time, plus club performance, plus playoffs and a $500,000 Pro Bowl incentive.

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Dolphins | Two-year deal for Mario Williams

Tue, 08 Mar 2016 14:17:42 -0800

Buffalo Bills impending free-agent DE Mario Williams and the Miami Dolphins agreed on a two-year deal Tuesday, March 8, according to sources. As reported earlier, the deal is expected to be $8 million per year.

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Dolphins | Mario Williams heading to Miami

Tue, 08 Mar 2016 13:38:26 -0800

Buffalo Bills impending free-agent DE Mario Williams and the Miami Dolphins should have a deal done Tuesday, March 8, according to sources. That deal is expected to be worth $8 million per year.

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Dolphins | Mario Williams in advanced talks with MIA

Tue, 08 Mar 2016 07:48:03 -0800

Free-agent DE Mario Williams (Bills) is in advanced talks with the Miami Dolphins, who are pushing to get a deal done Tuesday, March 8. The Dolphins are the clear front-runners to sign him, according to a source.

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Giants | Mario Williams to visit

Mon, 07 Mar 2016 10:52:13 -0800

Free-agent DE Mario Williams (Bills) will visit with the New York Giants later this week.

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Giants | New York may pursue Mario Williams

Sat, 05 Mar 2016 09:50:08 -0800

Free-agent DE Mario Williams (Bills) is expected to receive interest from the New York Giants this offseason.

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Dolphins | Mario Williams to visit

Sat, 05 Mar 2016 07:28:43 -0800

Free-agent DE Mario Williams (Bills) is scheduled to meet with the Miami Dolphins Saturday, March 5, according to sources.

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NFL | Potential landing spots for Mario Williams

Wed, 02 Mar 2016 10:33:36 -0800

Free-agent DE Mario Williams (Bills) could be a fit with the Carolina Panthers, Baltimore Ravens, Dallas Cowboys, Arizona Cardinals, Oakland Raiders, New York Giants, Philadelphia Eagles or Jacksonville Jaguars, in the opinion of former general manager Charley Casserly.

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NFL | Mario Williams was used in coverage

Tue, 01 Mar 2016 16:05:13 -0800

Free-agent DE Mario Williams (Bills) was dropped into coverage on 4.9% of his plays in 2015, which was the highest percentage in his four seasons with the Buffalo Bills.

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Bills | Buffalo has a lot of dead money

Tue, 01 Mar 2016 14:28:30 -0800

The Buffalo Bills have the third-most dead money for 2016 at $12.3 million after releasing DE Mario Williams Tuesday, March 1. Only the New Orleans Saints ($25 million) and Atlanta Falcons ($15.2 million) have more.

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Bills | Mario Williams cut

Tue, 01 Mar 2016 09:41:56 -0800

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams was released Tuesday, March 1.

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Bills | Buffalo leads NFL in defensive spending

Thu, 25 Feb 2016 16:19:37 -0800

The Buffalo Bills have $91.74 million invested in defensive players as free agency approaches. The Bills are projected to be $7.97 million over the cap. DE Mario Williams and DT Marcell Dareus make up 21.6% of the allocated money.

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Bills | Rex Ryan skeptical of Mario Williams

Wed, 24 Feb 2016 15:57:45 -0800

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams recently said he is now open to taking a pay cut in order to return to the Bills, but head coach Rex Ryan remains skeptical that Williams will return, admitting that a return isn't very realistic.

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Bills | Mario Williams would consider pay cut

Wed, 24 Feb 2016 12:52:03 -0800

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams is now open to listening to the Bills about a pay cut on his $19.9 million cap number next season, saying football is bigger than just numbers. If the Bills don't think they can afford Williams, they would save $12.9 million by releasing him.

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Bills | Other possible teams for Mario Williams

Mon, 15 Feb 2016 11:55:36 -0800

If Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams does not return to the Bills next season, the Jacksonville Jaguars, Seattle Seahawks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Dallas Cowboys could be interested, according to ESPN.com's Mike Sando.

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Bills | Mario Williams ready for a change?

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 09:21:59 -0800

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams was clearly frustrated with the way the defense was run last year, and he sounds ready to move on in 2016. "At the end of the day, if I'm not there, I'll show you that I'm better than what I've been before. Like, that's just a chip on my shoulder regardless of whether I am there or not, because given the opportunity I'll get back to what I was," Williams said.

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Bills | Mario Williams blames scheme for poor season

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 15:23:26 -0800

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams was frustrated with the Bills' defensive scheme in 2015, contributing his poor performance to that scheme. "At the end of the day, if I'm not [in Buffalo], I'll show you that I'm better than what I've been before," Williams said. "That's just a chip on my shoulder regardless of whether I am [in Buffalo] or not, because given the opportunity I'll get back to what I was."

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Bills | Teammates question Mario Williams

Fri, 01 Jan 2016 20:51:41 -0800

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams checked out a long time ago and didn't want to take part in conditioning before training camp, according to one of his teammates. "It's been clear to me that Mario doesn't care about anybody but himself," the same teammate said. "He followed that up by not giving any effort during the season and complaining about the scheme instead of manning up and saying he played like crap and doesn't care." Another teammate said Williams gave "zero effort" in recent games.

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Bills | Week 17 Bills report

Fri, 01 Jan 2016 11:05:05 -0800

Buffalo Bills LB Nigel Bradham (ankle) didn't practice Friday, Jan. 1, and is out for Week 17. CB Ronald Darby (groin), WR Chris Hogan (wrist), OG John Miller (ankle), S Bacarri Rambo (knee, shoulder) and DE Mario Williams (hand) were limited, while DT Marcell Dareus (illness) practiced in full. All are probable.

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Bills | Thursday practice report for Week 17

Thu, 31 Dec 2015 11:36:55 -0800

Buffalo Bills LB Nigel Bradham (ankle) and OT Cordy Glenn (illness) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 31. CB Ronald Darby (groin), OG John Miller (ankle), S Bacarri Rambo (knee, shoulder) and DE Mario Williams (hand) were limited, while DT Marcell Dareus (illness) practiced in full.

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Bills | Mario Williams to be cut

Thu, 31 Dec 2015 10:35:30 -0800

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams is expected to be cut in the offseason, according to a person with direct knowledge of the situation. He is set make an $11.5 million base salary next year. By cutting Williams, the Bills will save more than $12 million under the NFL's salary cap.

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Bills | Wednesday practice report for Week 17

Wed, 30 Dec 2015 15:16:55 -0800

Buffalo Bills OG John Miller (ankle) and FS Bacarri Rambo (knee, shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 30. LB Nigel Bradham (ankle), CB Ronald Darby (groin), DT Marcell Dareus (neck) and DE Mario Williams (hand) were limited during practice.

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Bills | Friday injury report for Week 16

Fri, 25 Dec 2015 16:28:47 -0800

Buffalo Bills LB Nigel Bradham (ankle) has been ruled out for the Week 16 game against the Dallas Cowboys. CB Ronald Darby (groin) is listed as questionable, while CB Ron Brooks (neck), DT Stefan Charles (shoulder), OG John Miller (ankle), WR Walter Powell (hip), FS Bacarri Rambo (knee), DE Mario Williams (hand) and C Eric Wood (shoulder) are listed as probable. Bradham did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 25. Brooks and Charles fully participated in practice, while the other players were limited during practice.

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Bills | Thursday practice report for Week 16

Thu, 24 Dec 2015 12:27:56 -0800

Buffalo Bills LB Nigel Bradham (ankle) and CB Ronald Darby (groin) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 24. OG John Miller (ankle), WR Walter Powell (hip), S Bacarri Rambo (knee), DE Mario Williams (hand) and C Eric Wood (shoulder) were limited, while CB Ron Brooks (neck), DT Stefan Charles (shoulder) and RB Anthony Dixon (knee) practiced in full.

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Bills | Mario Williams may not return

Mon, 21 Dec 2015 09:16:31 -0800

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams hinted that he will not take a pay cut from his $19.9 million salary in 2016, meaning the chances of the Bills releasing him are more likely. Williams has openly voiced his frustration with head coach Rex Ryan's defense this year. Ryan hinted said there would be "drastic changes" unless the team gets better.

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Bills | Mario Williams expected to play

Sun, 20 Dec 2015 07:37:36 -0800

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (illness) is expected to play in Week 15's game against the Washington Redskins, according to head coach Rex Ryan.

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Bills | Friday injury report for Week 15

Fri, 18 Dec 2015 11:22:58 -0800

Buffalo Bills LB Nigel Bradham (ankle), CB Ron Brooks (concussion, neck) and OT Seantrel Henderson (illness) are out for Week 15 against the Washington Redskins. S Bacarri Rambo (knee) and DE Mario Williams (illness) are questionable, while LB Preston Brown (hamstring), FB Jerome Felton (back) and OG John Miller (ankle) are probable. Bradham and Henderson didn't practice Friday, Dec. 18. Brooks, Brown, Miller, Rambo and Williams were limited, while Felton practiced in full.

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Bills | Thursday practice report for Week 15

Thu, 17 Dec 2015 14:37:35 -0800

Buffalo Bills OT Seantrel Henderson (illness), FS Bacarri Rambo (knee) and DE Mario Williams (illness) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 17. LB Nigel Bradham (ankle), CB Ron Brooks (concussion, neck), LB Preston Brown (hamstring), FB Jerome Felton (back) and G John Miller (ankle) were limited during practice.

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Bills | Wednesday practice report for Week 15

Wed, 16 Dec 2015 12:21:00 -0800

Buffalo Bills OT Seantrel Henderson (illness) and DE Mario Williams (illness) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 16. LB Nigel Bradham (ankle), CB Ron Brooks (concussion, neck), LB Preston Brown (hamstring), FB Jerome Felton (back), TE Chris Gragg (back), OG John Miller (ankle) and S Bacarri Rambo (knee) were limited.

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Bills | Friday injury report for Week 14

Fri, 11 Dec 2015 14:23:40 -0800

Buffalo Bills LB Nigel Bradham (ankle), CB Ron Brooks (concussion, neck) and CB Stephon Gilmore (shoulder) are out in Week 14 against the Philadelphia Eagles. OG John Miller (ankle) is questionable, while OT Seantrel Henderson (illness), WR Chris Hogan (knee) and DE Mario Williams (hand) are probable. Bradham, Brooks and Gilmore didn't practice Friday, Dec. 11. Hogan and Miller were limited, while Henderson and Williams practiced in full.

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Bills | Thursday practice report for Week 14

Thu, 10 Dec 2015 15:20:39 -0800

Buffalo Bills LB Nigel Bradham (ankle), CB Ron Brooks (concussion, neck) and CB Stephon Gilmore (shoulder) didn't practice Thursday, Dec. 10. WR Chris Hogan (knee) and OG John Miller (ankle) were limited, while OT Seantrel Henderson (illness) and DE Mario Williams (hand) practiced in full.

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Bills | Friday injury report for Week 13

Fri, 04 Dec 2015 10:27:44 -0800

Buffalo Bills LB Nigel Bradham (ankle) and OG John Miller (ankle) are out for Week 13 against the Houston Texans. OT Seantrel Henderson (illness) is doubtful, while WR Marcus Easley (concussion), OT Cordy Glenn (back), S Bacarri Rambo (knee) and DE Mario Williams (foot) are probable. Bradham, Henderson and Miller did not practice Friday, Dec. 4, while the others practiced in full.

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Bills | Thursday practice report for Week 13

Thu, 03 Dec 2015 11:49:39 -0800

Buffalo Bills LB Nigel Bradham (ankle), OT Seantrel Henderson (illness) and OG John Miller (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 3. WR Marcus Easley (concussion), OT Cordy Glenn (back), S Bacarri Rambo (knee) and DE Mario Williams (foot) were limited.

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Bills | Mario Williams a cap casualty?

Thu, 03 Dec 2015 09:32:52 -0800

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams could become a cap casualty in the offseason as cutting him would clear $12.9 million on the team's salary cap.

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Bills | Week 13 Wednesday practice report

Wed, 02 Dec 2015 16:02:31 -0800

Buffalo Bills LB Nigel Bradham (ankle), OT Seantrel Henderson (illness), OG John Miller (ankle) and S Bacarri Rambo (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 2. WR Marcus Easley (concussion), OT Cordy Glenn (knee) and DE Mario Williams (foot) participated fully.

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Bills | Mario Williams may return

Mon, 30 Nov 2015 15:03:45 -0800

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (foot) hopefully will be able to play at least limited snaps during the team's Week 13 game against the Houston Texans, according to head coach Rex Ryan.

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Bills | Week 12 inactives for Bills

Sun, 29 Nov 2015 08:53:35 -0800

The Buffalo Bills have declared OT Cyrus Kouandjio, OG John Miller, QB Josh Johnson, DL Kyle Williams, WR Marcus Easley, DL Mario Williams, OG Ryan Groy inactive for Week 12.

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Bills | Mario Williams could miss more time

Sat, 28 Nov 2015 07:35:38 -0800

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (foot) could miss more time because of his foot injury, but the injury will not keep him out for the rest of the season, according to head coach Rex Ryan. Williams has been ruled out for the Week 12 game against the Buffalo Bills.

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Bills | Friday injury report for Week 12

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 14:43:27 -0800

Buffalo Bills WR Marcus Easley (concussion), OG John Miller (ankle), DT Kyle Williams (knee), and DE Mario Williams (foot) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 27, and have been ruled out for the Week 12 game against the Kansas City Chiefs. DT Marcell Dareus (knee) and FS Bacarri Rambo (shoulder) were limited during practice and are listed as probable.

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Bills | Thursday practice report for Week 12

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 12:16:38 -0800

Buffalo Bills WR Marcus Easley (concussion), G John Miller (ankle), DT Kyle Williams (knee) and DE Mario Williams (foot) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 26 DT Marcell Dareus (knee) and FS Bacarri Rambo (shoulder) were limited during practice.

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Bills | Wednesday practice report for Week 12

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:16:50 -0800

Buffalo Bills WR Marcus Easley (concussion), OG John Miller (ankle), DE Mario Williams (foot) and DT Kyle Williams (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 25. DT Marcell Dareus (knee) and S Bacarri Rambo (shoulder) were limited.

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Bills | Mario Williams' status unknown

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 16:09:53 -0800

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams' (foot) status for Week 12 against the Kansas City Chiefs is unknown.

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Bills | Mario Williams nursing foot injury

Mon, 23 Nov 2015 20:48:14 -0800

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (foot) left the Week 11 game against the New England Patriots Monday, Nov. 23, due to a foot injury and he is questionable to return.

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Bills | Mario Williams under the weather

Thu, 12 Nov 2015 19:07:01 -0800

Updating a previous story, Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (illness) exited against the New York Jets in Week 10 and is not playing because of an illness.

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Bills | Mario Williams exits game

Thu, 12 Nov 2015 18:36:34 -0800

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (undisclosed) exited against the New York Jets in Week 10.

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Bills | Week 10 Bills injury report

Wed, 11 Nov 2015 10:40:36 -0800

Buffalo Bills DT Kyle Williams (knee) didn't practice all week and is out for Week 10 Thursday, Nov. 12. DE Mario Williams (calf) was limited Wednesday, Nov. 11, and is probable. OT Cyrus Kouandjio (knee) and OT Seantrel Henderson (illness) were limited and are questionable for the game.

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Bills | Tuesday practice report for Week 10

Tue, 10 Nov 2015 14:02:13 -0800

Buffalo Bills OT Cyrus Kouandjio (knee) and DT Kyle Williams (knee) did not practice Tuesday, Nov. 10. OT Seantrel Henderson (illness) and DE Mario Williams (calf) were limited.

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