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Mario Williams

Mario Williams - #94 - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 6"/ 292 lbs.
Birthday 01/31/1985
Birthplace Richlands, NC
College North Carolina State
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 1st round, 1st pick by Texans

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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46 2 0

Miller at No. 3 makes sense for Bills

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
Texas A&M OLB Von Miller might be the perfect combination for the Bills — the best player available who fills a position of need.

Bills', Bengals' staffs get early edge

Posted Jan. 27, 2011 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
Chan Gailey and Marvin Lewis and their staffs might have a lot more work to do this week than some of the other NFL teams, but they also get a head start on scouting the best seniors.

Bills add Wannstedt to staff

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 8:05 p.m. ET
The Bills have added Dave Wannstedt to their staff as an assistant head coach and ILB coach, reuniting Wannstedt and Buffalo head coach Chan Gailey.

Wood may be center of the future for Bills

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Eric Wood might be the full-time starting center for the Bills next season, as the former first-round pick impressed coaches at the end of last season.

Wannstedt meets with Bills' defensive staff

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 6:13 p.m. ET
Former Bears and Dolphins head coach Dave Wannstedt met with Bills coaches Thursday, potentially regarding an opening on the Buffalo staff.

Senior Bowl "a great opportunity" for Bills

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
Chan Gailey and his Bills staff will be coaching the South team at the Senior Bowl, a role the organization must benefit from.

Former AFL star Gilchrist dies from cancer

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
Former AFL star Cookie Gilchrist passed away on Monday after a long bout with cancer. Gilchrist was 75.

Bengals', Bills' staffs to coach Senior Bowl

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
The Bills' and Bengals' coaching staffs have been selected to coach this year's Under Armour Senior Bowl, officials announced Saturday.

Bills' extension for Merriman makes little sense

Posted Jan. 07, 2011 @ 8:25 p.m. ET
The Bills gave a two-year contract to OLB Shawne Merriamn, a risky move for a player who rarely has been on the field the past few seasons. 

Bills' Williams replaces Seymour at Pro Bowl

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 4:11 p.m. ET
Bills NT Kyle Williams has been added to the AFC Pro Bowl roster, replacing the Raiders' Richard Seymour.

The cities that playoff football forgot

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
It now has been 11 years since the Bills and Lions played in the playoffs. Every other franchise that was around at that time has made the playoffs since then, but not Buffalo or Detroit.

First 20 picks in NFL draft order established

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The 20 teams that did not make the playoffs can not look forward to where they will select in April's draft.

Backups shine in Jets' win

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
Mark Brunell threw two touchdown passes in relief of Mark Sanchez, Joe McKnight ran for a career-high 158 yards and New York's defense was dominant in a lopsided playoff tuneup as the Jets routed the Bills 38-7 on Sunday.

Bills sign Merriman to two-year deal

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
The Bills signed LB Shawne Merriman to a two-year deal on Saturday, GM Buddy Nix confirmed to ESPN.

Whitner keys Bills' improvement

Posted Jan. 01, 2011 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
A key to the Bills' defensive turnaround has been the play of SS Donte Whitner. Always one of the more talented Bills defenders, Whitner has had his best season in 2010, posting 134 tackles, the most for any defensive back ...

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Posted Oct. 24, 2012
Williams did not miss any time after the Buffalo Bills high-priced defensive end had what the team called "a procedure" to relieve discomfort in his injured left wrist.||||||| Coach Chan Gailey provided the update Wednesday, saying he expects Williams to return to practice next week once the Bills return from their bye weekend off. Gailey, was otherwise, very short on specifics in sharing any other details regarding the status of the NFL's highest-paid defensive player. Williams signed a six-year, $100 million contract with Buffalo in March.
Posted Oct. 19, 2012
The NFL has fined the Washington Redskins and Buffalo Bills $20,000 each for violating league procedures on reporting injuries.||||||| The Bills failed to list Williams on the injury report while he was being treated for a sprained left wrist. Williams said Oct. 3 that the wrist had been bothering him and limiting his effectiveness. The league said he should have been on the injury report - he has been the last two weeks.
Posted Oct. 15, 2012
Williams had two sacks for the Bills in Sunday's 19-16 OT win over Arizona.||||||| Williams had 1 1/2 sacks in the first five games.
Posted Oct. 07, 2012
The NFL is investigating whether Buffalo defensive end Mario Williams has an injured left wrist. Williams has not been on the Bills' injury report this season despite what he claims has been a wrist injury that has bothered him all season. But the team says he has not missed any practices or game time.||||||| NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said Sunday that "the club says he is not injured. We will follow up this week to obtain a formal explanation."
Posted June 22, 2012
Buffalo Bills defensive end Mario Williams has a new home and at least 53 new fans. By closing on a $2 million deal to purchase a mansion in suburban Buffalo, the Bills' high-priced free-agent addition helped a group of creditors recoup about $500,000 they were cheated out of by the home's former owner, William F. Savino says.||||||| Savino is a Buffalo-based attorney representing 53 people swindled out of more than $3 million by Kenneth Bernas, a former lawyer who was convicted in 2010 of larceny and identity theft. Bernas is serving a 2 1/3- to seven-year jail sentence and used some of the money he stole to build the 9,000-plus square-foot mansion in 2005. The Buffalo News first reported Williams' purchase this week.

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