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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

Bills DL coach: Williams has 'no holes in his game'

Posted March 16, 2012 @ 6:12 p.m. ET
Bills defensive line coach Giff Smith tells PFW what Mario Williams will bring to Buffalo's front line.

Bills score biggest signing by reeling in Williams

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
Buffalo made the biggest free-agent signing in club history on Thursday, signing former No. 1 pick DE Mario Williams, a huge signing for many reasons.

Bills land DE Williams

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
After two days in Buffalo, the Bills will sign Pro Bowl DE Mario Williams to a six-year contract.

The First Fifteen: Free-agency edition

Posted March 12, 2012 @ 10:23 p.m. ET
The NFL is on the verge of its annual round robin of free agents and teams filling out dance cards otherwise known as free agency, which begins Tuesday.

Free-agent scouting report: Texans OLB Mario Williams

Posted Feb. 21, 2012 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
OLB Mario Williams is one of the most talented pass rushers in the NFL, but can the Texans afford to keep him?  

Texans OLB Williams not focused on record contract

Posted Feb. 16, 2012 @ 6:59 p.m. ET
Texans OLB Mario Williams said that he wants to stay in Houston and that a record contract is "not that big of a deal."

Patriots could make run at Texans' Williams

Posted Feb. 12, 2012 @ 10:41 a.m. ET
Coming off a close loss in Super Bowl XLVI, the Patriots might shock people by being big players in the free-agent market.

What will Texans do with Mario Williams?

Posted Jan. 22, 2012 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
The Texans said re-signing unrestricted free-agent OLB Mario Williams is their top offseason priority, but finding the money could be difficult, we hear.

OLB Williams feels ahead of schedule

Posted Nov. 01, 2011 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
Injured Texans OLB Mario Williams says he's healing "extremely fast" in his recovery from a torn chest muscle that will sideline him the rest of this season.

Texans OLB Williams to have surgery Friday

Posted Oct. 14, 2011 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
According to a story on HoustonTexans.com, Texans OLB Mario Williams is set to have surgery on Friday to repair the left pectoral injury that ended his season after four-plus games.

Texans rookie Reed can make impact as pass rusher

Posted Oct. 14, 2011 @ 3:09 a.m. ET
Losing Mario Williams is a huge blow for the Texans, but we hear rookie OLB Brooks Reed can make an impact as a pass rusher.

Texans OLB Williams to miss the remainder of the season

Posted Oct. 10, 2011 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
Texans OLB Mario William left Sunday's game against the Raiders with a pectoral injury and did not return. According to a report, he will be out for the remainder of the season. 

Group effort will be needed by Texans to replace OLB Williams

Posted Oct. 10, 2011 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
The hits keep on coming for the Texans, who lost OLB Mario Williams to a season-ending pectoral injury one week after Andre Johnson suffered a slightly torn hamstring.

Texans' 'D' learning how to finish games

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
The Texans' "D" is still learning how to play a full four quarters. But by dominating in the first half, and finishing with a bang, it held off the defending AFC champs.

Key Texans defenders recovering well from injuries

Posted July 01, 2011 @ 10 a.m. ET
The Texans' players invited the media for the first day of their unofficial minicamp, giving PFW's source on the scene an injury update on several key members of the "D."

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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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