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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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Bills | Friday injury report for Week 9

Fri, 06 Nov 2015 13:16:41 -0800

Buffalo Bills DT Kyle Williams (concussion) has been ruled out for Week 9 against the Miami Dolphins. S Corey Graham (groin), OT Seantrel Henderson (concussion), LB A.J. Tarpley (concussion) and DE Mario Williams (knee) are probable. Kyle Williams did not practice Friday, Nov. 6, while the others were all full participants.

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Bills | Thursday practice report for Week 9

Thu, 05 Nov 2015 16:21:07 -0800

Buffalo Bills DT Kyle Williams (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 5. CB Corey Graham (groin), LB A.J. Tarpley (concussion) and DE Mario Williams (knee) were limited during practice, while OT Seantrel Henderson (concussion) fully participated in practice.

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Bills | Buffalo's Wednesday practice report for Week 9

Wed, 04 Nov 2015 15:18:24 -0800

Buffalo Bills DT Kyle Williams (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 4. CB Corey Graham (groin), LB A.J. Tarpley (concussion) and DE Mario Williams (knee) were limited, while OT Seantrel Henderson (concussion) practiced in full.

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Bills | Buffalo defense not registering sacks

Mon, 19 Oct 2015 10:46:45 -0700

The Buffalo Bills and DE Mario Williams came into the Week 6 game against the Cincinnati Bengals ranked 27th in the league in sacks per pass attempt and failed to record a sack against Bengals QB Andy Dalton. The Bills have just nine sacks on the year. "I don't know if it's the look, what they're putting us in, but you have four guys who've been known to get after the quarterback and are disruptive against the run and making tackles for losses and all that," Williams said. "Now, 90% of the time, you only have three of us. Either one guy is gone or ..."

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Bills | Friday injury report for Week 1

Fri, 11 Sep 2015 13:01:56 -0700

Buffalo Bills WR Marquise Goodwin (ribs) and LB Tony Steward (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 11, and have been ruled out for Week 1. WR Chris Hogan (knee) and DE Mario Williams (calf) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.

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Bills | Thursday practice report for Week 1

Thu, 10 Sep 2015 14:54:53 -0700

Buffalo Bills LB Tony Steward (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 10. WR Chris Hogan (knee) and DE Mario Williams (calf) fully participated in practice.

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Bills | Wednesday practice report for Week 1

Wed, 09 Sep 2015 14:30:23 -0700

Buffalo Bills WR Marquise Goodwin (ribs) and LB Tony Steward (knee) did not take part in practice Wednesday, Sept. 9. WR Chris Hogan (knee) and DE Mario Williams (calf) practiced in full.

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Bills | Two Buffalo linemen out Tuesday

Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:41:23 -0700

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (calf) and DT Marcell Dareus (leg) are out off practice Tuesday, Sept. 1.

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Bills | Mario Williams sits out

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:33:09 -0700

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (calf) did not participate in practice Monday, Aug. 31, because of a calf injury.

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Bills | Mario Williams activated from NFI

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:22:27 -0700

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (undisclosed) was activated from the non-football injury list Friday, July 31.

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Bills | Two defensive players on NFI list

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:53:46 -0700

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams (undisclosed) and CB Leodis McKelvin (undisclosed) were placed on the Non-Football Injury list Thursday, July 30.

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Bills | Mario Williams could see snaps at LB

Sat, 18 Jul 2015 10:53:06 -0700

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams may be asked to stand up at the line of scrimmage as a linebacker at times in 2015, according to Chris Brown of buffalobills.com. Williams is still expected to play mostly at defensive end, however.

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Bills | Mario Williams to restructure contract?

Fri, 03 Jul 2015 15:32:47 -0700

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams may be restructuring his contract in order to make more space for re-signing DT Marcell Dareus. Williams currently gives the Bills their biggest salary cap hit at $19.4 million.

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Bills | Mario Williams ready for new role

Sun, 24 May 2015 18:09:04 -0700

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams said he hopes to build on his 14.5-sack season from a year ago in head coach Rex Ryan's defensive scheme. "Things change, personnel change, obviously coaches change," Williams said. "We pretty much just take from what we learned from (Jim) Schwartz and kind of keep it going. I mean, that's the only way you can do it in this league, because it's pretty much a revolving door."

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Bills | Banking on defense

Wed, 20 May 2015 13:47:22 -0700

The Buffalo Bills are allocating the third-highest cap dollars to their defense in 2015, behind the Seattle Seahawks and Cleveland Browns. Four of the Bills five players counting most against the 2015 cap are on the defensive line: DE Mario Williams, DT Marcell Dareus, DT Kyle D. Williams and DE Jerry Hughes.

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Bills | May restructure Mario Williams deal

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:33:41 -0700

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams may have his deal restructured to create cap space to extend the deal of DT Marcell Dareus.

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Bills | Mario Williams excited about new defense

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:18:57 -0800

Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams said he is excited about the possibility of moving back to an outside linebacker spot in head coach Rex Ryan's 3-4 base defense.

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Bills | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 10 Dec 2014 13:39:59 -0800

Buffalo Bills TE Chris Gragg (knee), OT Chris Hairston (illness), S Da'Norris Searcy (hamstring), DE Mario Williams (illness) and WR Mike Williams (calf) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 10. DT Stefan Charles (quadriceps) and DE Jarius Wynn (knee) were limited.

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Bills | Friday injury report for Week 8

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:45:02 -0700

Buffalo Bills RB Fred Jackson (groin) and LB Ty Powell (ankle) both did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 24, and have been ruled out. WR Marquise Goodwin (hamstring) did not practice and is doubtful. WR Marcus Easley (knee) and S Aaron Williams (neck) both were limited and are questionable. CB Ron Brooks (groin) was limited in practice and is probable. LB Brandon Spikes (ribs) and DE Mario Williams (thumb) both fully practiced and are probable.

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