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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

The NFL's 'Williams Factor'

Posted June 08, 2011 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
What's in a name? According to PFW executive editor Dan Arkush, plenty in NFL circles — if that name happens to be "Williams."

Lockout limbo: Texans report

Posted May 21, 2011 @ 10:08 a.m. ET
With NFL teams stuck in limbo thanks to the lockout, we are looking at where teams stand as they await the opening of the 2011 league year. Today, we take a look at the Texans.

Texans' decision to have Williams stand up could pay off

Posted May 19, 2011 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
A big season could be in the offing for Houston's Mario Williams, who is transitioning to rush outside linebacker in the Texans' new 3-4 defensive scheme.

All-time greats and busts among defensive top picks

Posted Jan. 30, 2011 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
The NFList looks at the last seven defensive players selected No. 1 overall, dating back to DE Bruce Smith in 1985, and examines how they fared.

Texans appear to have some 3-4 pieces in place

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 6:07 p.m. ET
With the Texans hiring Wade Phillips to fix one of the NFL's worst defenses, the focus turns to who will execute his defense.

Anderson, Jamison to fill in for Texans' Williams

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 12:01 a.m. ET
With Texans DE Mario Williams out for the season because of a sports hernia, ex-Bears DE Mark Anderson and former undrafted free agent Tim Jamison will play more.

Texans place DE Williams, two others on I.R.

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
The Texans have placed three players on injured reserve, including DE Mario Williams.

Texans' Williams contends with sports hernia

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 2:49 p.m. ET
Texans DE Mario Williams, the team's top pass rusher, received treatment for a sports hernia the day before the loss to the Eagles and is playing through the injury.   

Mario Williams limited in practice

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
A groin injury has limited Texans DE Mario Williams in practice this week.

Scout's Notebook: Texans DE Mario Williams

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
Nolan Nawrocki analyzes Texans DE Mario Williams from a scout's perspective, detailing his positives and negatives.

Kubiak comes through in crunch time

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 9:41 a.m. ET
Speculation mounted about Gary Kubiak's future in Houston late last season, but, thanks to the play of DE Mario Williams and others, owner Bob McNair is reaping the rewards of his loyalty after the Texans' impressive start. 

Report: Redskins OLT Williams suffers knee sprain

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 8:14 p.m. ET
The Redskins' top pick from the 2010 draft, OLT Trent Williams, left the Week Two game against the Texans with a sprained knee.

Loss of promising Barwin weakens Texans' DE depth

Posted Sept. 17, 2010 @ 1:07 p.m. ET
The loss of promising reserve DE Connor Barwin hurts the Texans' depth, but the pass rush was no concern against Indianapolis because of the play of starting DEs Mario Williams and Antonio Smith.

Redskins feel good about OLT Williams

Posted Sept. 17, 2010 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
You probably couldn't have asked for more out of OLT Trent Williams in his first pro game, standing up well to Cowboys OLB DeMarcus Ware.

Texans sign DEs Ogunleye, Denney

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 7:10 p.m. ET
To add depth to the defensive end position after losing Connor Barwin for the season, the Texans have signed DEs Adewale Ogunleye and Ryan Denney.

Insider: Matt Cassel is Steve Bono

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 6:34 p.m. ET
One NFL insider compares Chiefs QB Matt Cassel to former NFL journeyman Steve Bono and wonders what new coordinator Charlie Weis can get out of Cassel.

Texans' D-line young, promising

Posted April 21, 2010 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
The best could be ahead for a Texans defensive line that doesn't have a lineman who will be older than 28 years of age as of Week One currently on the roster.

Texans' Ryans gets his payday

Posted April 01, 2010 @ 1:31 p.m. ET
MLB DeMeco Ryans is the latest member of the Texans' vaunted draft class of 2006 to get a big payday, and TE Owen Daniels and DE Mario Williams are also in line to receive lucrative multi-year deals at some point.

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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