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Dolphins | Wednesday injury report for Dolphins

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:33:56 -0800

Miami Dolphins LB Kiko Alonso (hand, hamstring), LB Jelani Jenkins (hand, knee) and C Mike Pouncey (hip) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 7. SS Isa Abdul-Quddus (neck), OT Branden Albert (wrist), RB Kenyan Drake (knee), CB Xavien Howard (knee), DT Earl Mitchell (back), OG Kraig Urbik (knee) and DE Mario Williams (ankle) were limited during practice. LB Spencer Paysinger (ankle) and C Anthony Steen (foot, shoulder) fully participated in practice.

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Dolphins | Mario Williams leaves early

Sun, 27 Nov 2016 13:03:26 -0800

Miami Dolphins DE Mario Williams (illness) left the team's Week 12 game early because of an illness and is considered questionable to return.

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Dolphins | Mario Williams will play in Week 12

Sun, 27 Nov 2016 07:20:33 -0800

Miami Dolphins DE Mario Williams (ankle) will play in Week 12's game against the San Francisco 49ers. He was a limited participant in practice throughout the week and was listed as questionable on the injury report.

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Dolphins | Miami's Friday injury report

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 17:24:38 -0800

Miami Dolphins C Mike Pouncey (hip) has been ruled out for Week 12. OT Branden Albert (wrist) and CB Xavien Howard (knee) are listed as doubtful. RB Kenyan Drake (knee), LB Jelani Jenkins (hand, knee), LB Spencer Paysinger (neck), DT Ndamukong Suh (knee), OT Laremy Tunsil (shoulder) and DE Mario Williams (ankle) are listed as questionable. Albert and Pouncey did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 25. Suh fully participated in practice, while the other players were limited during practice.

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Dolphins | Thursday practice report for Miami

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 21:33:48 -0800

Miami Dolphins C Mike Pouncey (hip) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 24. RB Kenyan Drake (knee), CB Xavien Howard (knee), LB Jelani Jenkins (hand, knee), LB Spencer Paysinger (neck), DT Ndamukong Suh (knee), OT Laremy Tunsil (shoulder) and DE Mario Williams (ankle) were limited participants.

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Dolphins | Wednesday injury report for Miami

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 13:51:51 -0800

Miami Dolphins OT Branden Albert (wrist) and C Mike Pouncey (hip) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 23. RB Kenyan Drake (knee), CB Xavien Howard (knee), LB Jelani Jenkins (knee, hand), LB Spencer Paysinger (neck), DT Ndamukong Suh (knee), OT Laremy Tunsil (shoulder) and DE Mario Williams (ankle) were limited.

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Dolphins | Miami's Week 11 inactives

Sun, 20 Nov 2016 11:39:05 -0800

The Miami Dolphins have declared OT Branden Albert, LB Jelani Jenkins, DL Mario Williams, C Mike Pouncey, DL Nick X. Williams, TE Thomas Duarte, CB Xavien Howard inactive for Week 11.

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Dolphins | Mario Williams a game-time decision

Sun, 20 Nov 2016 07:51:01 -0800

Miami Dolphins DE Mario Williams (ankle) is considered a game-time decision for Week 11's game against the Los Angeles Rams. He was limited in practice Friday, Nov. 18, and is listed as questionable on the injury report.

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Dolphins | Miami's Friday injury report

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 16:16:36 -0800

Miami Dolphins OT Branden Albert (wrist) and CB Xavien Howard (knee) have been ruled out for Week 11. LB Jelani Jenkins (hand, knee) and C Mike Pouncey (hip) are listed as doubtful. SS Isa Abdul-Quddus (ankle), OG Jermon Bushrod (shoulder), LB Mike Hull (knee), DE Jason Jones (knee), OG Anthony Steen (neck) and DE Mario Williams (ankle) are listed as questionable. Albert, Howard and Pouncey did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 18. Jenkins, Jones and Williams were limited during practice, while the other players fully participated in practice.

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Dolphins | Thursday practice report for Miami

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 18:15:26 -0800

Miami Dolphins OT Branden Albert (wrist), CB Xavien Howard (knee), LB Jelani Jenkins (knee, hand), C Mike Pouncey (hip) and DE Mario Williams (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 17. SS Isa Abdul-Quddus (ankle), OT Jermon Bushrod (shoulder) and DE Jason Jones (knee) were limited participants, and LB Mike Hull (knee) and OG Anthony Steen (neck) were full participants.

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Dolphins | Miami's Wednesday injury report

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 16:50:28 -0800

Miami Dolphins OT Branden Albert (wrist), CB Xavien Howard (knee), LB Jelani Jenkins (hand, knee), DE Jason Jones (knee) and DE Mario Williams (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 16. SS Isa Abdul-Quddus (ankle), OG Jermon Bushrod (shoulder) and C Mike Pouncey (hip) were limited during practice. LB Mike Hull (knee) and C Anthony Steen (neck) fully participated in practice.

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Dolphins | Mario Williams day-to-day

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 16:34:42 -0800

Miami Dolphins DE Mario Williams (ankle) is considered day-to-day because of the ankle injury he suffered in Week 10.

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Dolphins | Mario Williams injures ankle

Sun, 13 Nov 2016 15:53:47 -0800

Miami Dolphins DE Mario Williams (ankle) left the Week 10 game against the San Diego Chargers due to an ankle injury. He is questionable to return.

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Dolphins | Friday injury report for Dolphins

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 13:12:06 -0700

Miami Dolphins CB Xavien Howard (knee), LB Jelani Jenkins (knee), LB Spencer Paysinger (biceps), DT Jordan Phillips (ankle) and DE Mario Williams (concussion) are listed as questionable for Week 2. Howard and Jenkins were limited during practice Friday, Sept. 16, while Paysinger, Phillips and Williams fully participated in practice.

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Dolphins | Mario Williams expected to go Week 2

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 11:30:26 -0700

Miami Dolphins DE Mario Williams (concussion) took part in practice Friday, Sept. 16, after not participating in either of the team's previous two practices, putting him on track to play versus the New England Patriots in Week 2.

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Dolphins | Mario Williams takes the field

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 09:57:18 -0700

Miami Dolphins DE Mario Williams (concussion) cleared the concussion protocol and practiced Friday, Sept. 16.

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Dolphins | Miami's Thursday injury report

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 12:59:39 -0700

Miami Dolphins C Mike Pouncey (hip) and DE Mario Williams (concussion) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 15. CB Xavien Howard (knee), LB Jelani Jenkins (knee) and DT Jordan Phillips (ankle) were limited during practice, while LB Spencer Paysinger (biceps) fully participated in practice.

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Dolphins | Miami's Wednesday injury report

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 14:14:18 -0700

Miami Dolphins LB Jelani Jenkins (knee), DT Jordan Phillips (ankle), C Mike Pouncey (hip) and DE Mario Williams (concussion) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 14. CB Xavien Howard (knee) was limited during practice.

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Dolphins | Mario Williams in protocol

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 12:01:07 -0700

Miami Dolphins DE Mario Williams (concussion) is in the concussion protocol, according to head coach Adam Gase. DT Earl Mitchell (calf) is considered week-to-week.

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Dolphins | Mario Williams gets his bell rung

Sun, 11 Sep 2016 16:16:29 -0700

Miami Dolphins DE Mario Williams (head) left the Week 1 game against the Seattle Seahawks due to a head injury, and he is being evaluated for a possible concussion.

Fantasy Tip: Williams is a top-notch defensive lineman option in fantasy leagues which use individual defensive players (IDPs), so this would be a big loss in those formats. Stay tuned.

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Dolphins | Jason Jones to start over Cameron Wake

Tue, 06 Sep 2016 10:25:41 -0700

Miami Dolphins DE Jason Jones is expected to start opposite DE Mario Williams this season, while Cameron Wake serves primarily as a pass-rush specialist, according to defensive coordinator Vance Joseph.

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Dolphins | Three Miami linemen expected to play

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 12:16:56 -0700

Miami Dolphins DE Mario Williams, DE Cameron Wake and DT Ndamukong Suh are expected to play in the preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys Friday, Aug. 19. All three players did not play in the first preseason game.

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Dolphins | Two Dolphins resting

Mon, 08 Aug 2016 07:25:54 -0700

Miami Dolphins DE Cameron Wake and DE Mario Williams have received the day off Monday, Aug. 8.

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Dolphins | Two DEs not practicing

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 15:18:01 -0700

Miami Dolphins DE Mario Williams and DE Jason Jones are not participating the mandatory minicamp this week but they have been excused from minicamp because of personal reasons.

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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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