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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 13:03:49 -0700
Free-agent WR Mike Williams (Bills) is signing a one-year deal with the Kansas City Chiefs Monday, April 25, according to a source. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Fantasy Tip: It's hard to envision Williams being much of a fantasy factor this year despite their relatively shallow wide receiver corps.
Mon, 04 Apr 2016 13:02:37 -0700
Free-agent WR Mike Williams (Bills) will work out for the Cincinnati Bengals Tuesday, April 5.
Wed, 30 Mar 2016 21:21:25 -0700
Free-agent WR Mike Williams (Bills) worked out for the New England Patriots Wednesday, March 30.
Fantasy Tip: Williams did not play in 2015. After three impressive seasons in Tampa Bay from 2010-12, posting at least 63 receptions and 771 or more yards with a total of 23 touchdown grabs he disappeared in 2013 and 2014, posting just 59 catches with 358 yards and three scores over 15 games (five starts). Even if he lands a job in his comeback bid he has a long way back to fantasy relevance.
Thu, 15 Oct 2015 06:05:13 -0700
Free-agent WR Mike Williams (Bills) worked out for the New York Giants Wednesday, Oct. 14.
Wed, 09 Sep 2015 05:59:57 -0700
Free-agent WR Mike Williams (Bills) was suspended three games by the NFL.
Tue, 17 Feb 2015 23:16:40 -0800
Free-agent WR Mike Williams (Bills) may move quickly in free agency. His agent has six meetings scheduled in Indianapolis this weekend with unspecified teams.
Fantasy Tip: Depending on where he lands, Williams could be headed for better times on fantasy teams next year. Keep an eye on the situation and monitor where he goes.
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:10:06 -0800
Buffalo Bills WR Mike Williams (calf) will be released from the Reserve/Injured list since he is recovered from his calf injury. Williams will be allowed to sign with any team.
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 10:07:44 -0800
Buffalo Bills TE Chris Gragg (knee), S Da'Norris Searcy (hamstring) and WR Mike Williams (calf) all did not practice Friday, Dec. 12, and have been ruled out. DE Jarius Wynn (knee) was limited in practice and is questionable. DT Stefan Charles (quadriceps) was limited in practice and is probable.
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 13:35:22 -0800
Buffalo Bills TE Chris Gragg (knee) and WR Mike Williams (calf) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 11. DT Stefan Charles (quadriceps), S Da'Norris Searcy (hamstring) and DE Jarius Wynn (knee) were limited.
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.
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 15:37:58 -0800
Buffalo Bills WR Mike Williams (calf) cleared waivers and was put on the Reserve/Injured list Tuesday, Dec. 9.
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 12:52:38 -0800
Buffalo Bills WR Mike Williams (calf) and the team have reportedly reached a deal for the injured receiver to be waived Monday, Dec. 8.
Sun, 07 Dec 2014 11:40:19 -0800
The Buffalo Bills have declared TE Chris Gragg, LB Randell Johnson, OT Cyrus Kouandjio, SS Bacarri Rambo, FB Frank Summers, WR Mike Williams, DE Jarius Wynn inactive for Week 14.
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 11:54:36 -0800
Buffalo Bills TE Chris Gragg (knee), WR Mike Williams (calf) and DE Jarius Wynn (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 5, and have been ruled out for Week 14. DT Marcell Dareus (hip) and FS Bacarri Rambo (hamstring) were limited during practice and are listed as probable.
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 13:10:44 -0800
Buffalo Bills TE Chris Gragg (knee) and DE Jarius Wynn (knee) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 4. DT Marcell Dareus (illness), S Bacarri Rambo (hamstring) and WR Mike Williams (calf) were limited.
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 11:17:45 -0800
Buffalo Bills WR Mike Williams (calf) suffered a calf injury during practice Thursday, Dec. 4.
Sun, 30 Nov 2014 08:36:20 -0800
The Buffalo Bills have declared FS Bacarri Rambo, TE Chris Gragg, OT Cyrus Kouandjio, FB Frank Summers, DL Jarius Wynn, WR Mike Williams, LB Randell Johnson inactive for Week 13.
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:50:20 -0800
Buffalo Bills WR Chris Hogan now has caught at least five passes in four of the team's last five games, and he has surpassed WRs Robert Woods and Mike Williams as the second option behind WR Sammy Watkins in the team's short passing game. Watkins was mostly a non-factor in Week 11 against Miami Dolphins CB Brent Grimes.
Fantasy Tip: Hogan entered Week 11 costing the minimum for wide receivers ($3,000) at FantasyScore. That figure is likely to rise for next week, but probably not all that much. With Kyle Orton's dink-and-dunk ways, Hogan should now be on your radar for a fantasy flex option.
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 11:15:41 -0800
Buffalo Bills WR Mike Williams could help the team's NFL-worst red zone percentage since 18 of his 25 touchdowns while with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers came inside the 20-yard line. The Bills is scoring touchdowns 41.2 percent of the time when they are in the red zone.
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 10:52:48 -0800
Buffalo Bills WR Mike Williams said he is waiting to receive playing time and is willing to play in special teams if it helps him be active for games. Head coach Doug Marrone said Williams has not been playing much because the team believes other players have been playing better. Offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett indicated Williams has to work with QB Kyle Orton to build better chemistry.
Sun, 09 Nov 2014 08:40:34 -0800
The Buffalo Bills have declared OG Cyril Richardson, S Jerome Couplin III, WR Marcus Easley, WR Mike Williams, RB Phillip Tanner, LB Randell Johnson, CB Ron Brooks inactive for Week 10.
Mon, 03 Nov 2014 10:29:14 -0800
Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus, WR Mike Williams and OG Cyril Richardson did not participate in practice Monday, Nov. 3, because of non-injury related reasons.
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 09:08:06 -0700
Buffalo Bills WR Mike Williams could be active for Week 7 and receive playing time because of the injury to WR Marquise Goodwin (hamstring).
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:26:49 -0700
Buffalo Bills WR Mike Williams does not want to be traded. It was rumored that Williams had been asking for a trade.
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 11:31:23 -0700
Buffalo Bills WR Mike Williams is asking for a trade, and the New York Giants are interested after losing WR Victor Cruz (knee) for the season, but the Giants aren't willing to trade a draft pick for Williams' services. New York would also have to pay Williams' hefty $5 million salary for next year, according to a person familiar with the situation. The Giants are more likely to go with their in-house receiving options, and they could bring up WR Julian Talley from the practice squad.
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 06:42:52 -0700
Buffalo Bills WR Mike Williams is of interest to the New York Giants. However, a trade is unlikely due to the Bills' asking price.
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 08:14:06 -0700
Buffalo Bills WR Mike Williams' agent, Hadley Engelhard, contacted general manager Doug Whaley and asked for a trade recently. Engelhard was granted permission to pursue a trade.
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 08:51:05 -0700
The Buffalo Bills have declared FS Aaron Williams, RB Bryce Brown, OT Cyrus Kouandjio, WR Marcus Easley, WR Mike Williams, LB Randell Johnson, CB Ross Cockrell inactive for Week 6.
Sat, 06 Sep 2014 06:48:59 -0700
Buffalo Bills WR Mike Williams received praise from head coach Doug Marrone for his hard work and and toughness. "He's done a very, very good job," Marrone said. "He's been very, very good for this football team. He works extremely hard in practice, which helps. He's a willing blocker, which you're looking for.
"He has a toughness about him. He can make plays, and he has fun at practice, and I think that's what we needed."
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 13:37:50 -0700
Buffalo Bills WR Mike Williams is starting in place of WR Sammy Watkins (ribs) in the preseason game Saturday, Aug. 23.
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 09:14:08 -0700
Buffalo Bills WR Mike Williams (leg) said he believes he is 65 percent recovered from his offseason leg injury but should be 100 percent for the start of the regular season. Williams has been able to participate during training camp.
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 20:05:42 -0700
Buffalo Bills WR Mike Williams started ahead of WR Robert Woods in the preseason game against the Carolina Panthers Friday, Aug. 8. Williams had one grab for 28 yards, while Woods led the team with four grabs and he posted 31 yards.
Fantasy Tip: Williams and Woods are battling for a starting job, and it appears Williams has a leg up after starting the first two exhibition games. However, there is plenty of time remaining in training camp and the preseason. The winner of the battle will be best used as a WR4 in most fantasy formats.
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 12:29:03 -0700
Buffalo Bills WR Mike Williams said he felt good after participating in conditioning workouts on the first day of training camp Saturday, July 19. "I'm fully ready to go," Williams said. "I trained this whole offseason. There was really no offseason for me. I kinda had to get my leg better. I had to get back to feeling like Mike again, like my mom always tells me. Today running that conditioning test made me feel like I was Mike again." Williams had missed several spring practices to rest a surgically-repaired hamstring.
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:59:56 -0700
Buffalo Bills WR Mike Williams could become one of the main weapons in the red zone for the team this season because of his physical style of play, according to ESPN.com's Mike Rodak. Last year, the Bills were one of just four teams to finish with a red zone touchdown efficiency of less than 50 percent.
Fantasy Tip: Williams will likely be the No. 3 receiver behind Sammy Watkins and Robert Woods, but if he can carve out a role as EJ Manuel's primary red zone target, he could be worth a look as a WR3 when the Bills have friendly matchups.
Fri, 20 Jun 2014 16:58:20 -0700
Buffalo Bills WRs Mike Williams, Chris Hogan, Marquise Goodwin and T.J. Graham are expected to compete for the No. 3 wide receiver job during training camp.
Thu, 19 Jun 2014 20:48:48 -0700
Buffalo Bills WR Mike Williams (hamstring) said he is still recovering from hamstring surgery but expects to be ready for the start of training camp.
Mon, 16 Jun 2014 10:50:57 -0700
Buffalo Bills WR Mike Williams was a disappointment at organized team activities and may be on the bubble if he doesn't improve, according to a source. Buffalo will keep WRs Marquise Goodwin and Marcus Easley on the roster, so Williams will have to beat out WRs T.J. Graham and Chris Hogan to earn a spot.
Mon, 09 Jun 2014 11:23:58 -0700
Buffalo Bills DT Kyle D. Williams (undisclosed), WR Mike Williams (undisclosed) and RB Anthony Dixon (undisclosed) were not at organized team activities Monday, June 9. All three participated in last week's final practice.
Thu, 29 May 2014 14:21:32 -0700
Buffalo Bills WR Mike Williams will re-enter a pre-trial intervention program that will allow him to avoid two misdemeanor charges. Williams took part in organized team activities for a second straight day Thursday, May 29, as he's facing misdemeanor charges of trespassing and criminal mischief after he reportedly caused $200 in damage to his girlfriend's front door last year.
Fri, 09 May 2014 14:01:55 -0700
The Buffalo Bills believe WR Sammy Watkins will contribute to their offense "immediately," and they view him among the likes of Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones and Cincinnati Bengals WR A.J. Green. Watkins is expected to be the team's No. 1 wideout, followed by WR Robert Woods. After that, the team will find a way to fit WRs Mike Williams, Marquise Goodwin and T.J. Graham into the picture.
Fantasy Tip: It's always risky to expect too much out of a wideout in his first season, especially as he grows with young QB EJ Manuel. Still, Watkins has the tools to be great, even in his first year. For now, consider him a WR3 until we see more.
Fri, 09 May 2014 12:19:28 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Buffalo Bills had been shopping WR Stevie Johnson for a while prior to trading him to the San Francisco 49ers. The Bills tried to include him in a trade to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as part of the trade for WR Mike Williams.
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 20:40:51 -0700
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers likely would have released WR Mike Williams this weekend if they were not able to trade him to the Buffalo Bills.
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 10:21:11 -0700
Buffalo Bills WR T.J. Graham is firmly on the roster bubble after the team traded for WR Mike Williams. Graham started in only six games last year and is more of a one-dimensional player due to his speed. Buffalo is now unlikely to target Clemson WR Sammy Watkins or Texas A&M WR Mike Evans in the NFL Draft.
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 08:57:30 -0700
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers traded WR Mike Williams to the Buffalo Bills Friday, April 4, in exchange for a sixth-round draft pick in this year's draft.
Fantasy Tip: The trade leaves a gaping whole at the wide receiver position opposite Vincent Jackson. You can bet the Bucs will look to the draft to rectify that, possibly with their first-round pick (seventh overall). Even if they land a stud wide receiver in the draft to take over for Williams, a learning curve will be there, and opposing defenses will likely pay plenty of attention to Jackson. This trade could hurt his value in 2014.
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 08:51:12 -0700
The Buffalo Bills acquired WR Mike Williams from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Friday, April 4, in exchange for a sixth-round draft pick, according to a league source. Williams suffered injuries last year that left him with only 22 catches (a career low) for 216 yards in six games.
Fantasy Tip: A lot will depend on the development of EJ Manuel, but Buffalo's offense just became that much more explosive, giving them a proven wideout opposite Stevie Johnson. If Williams can remain healthy, he should be a solid WR3.
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 07:14:01 -0700
Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Williams is being sued by United Property & Casualty Insurance Co. for $54,453 in damages in relation to a kitchen fire at Williams' house last year.
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 10:54:56 -0700
The misdemeanor trespassing case against Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Williams was closed Thursday, March 27, pending his completion of misdemeanor intervention program. Williams is looking to complete the terms of the program before the start of the 2014 season.
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 11:06:15 -0700
Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith said the information he has in the stabbing of WR Mike Williams points to Williams being the victim in the incident.
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 08:43:31 -0700
Eric Baylor, the brother of Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Williams, turned himself into police in Florida Monday, March 24, and he faces a charge of aggravated battery domestic violence after he allegedly stabbed Williams in the thigh Sunday, March 23.
Sun, 23 Mar 2014 20:06:46 -0700
Updating a previous report, Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Williams (thigh) has been discharged from the hospital.