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Mike Williams | Wide Receiver

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (27) / 5/18/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 212
College: Syracuse
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The player rep for free agent WR Mike Williams has six meetings lined up at the Combine in Indianapolis this week.
Players that were released from their teams have a leg up right now because they can meet/sign with teams before the new league year opens March 10. Of course, these players were released for a reason. Battling both off-field issues and on-field mediocrity, Williams has just 30 catches over the last two seasons while appearing in 15 games for the Bucs and Bills. Feb 17 - 9:59 AM

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Bills released WR Mike Williams from injured reserve.

Williams is free to sign with any team, as he already passed through waivers unclaimed when he was waived/injured earlier this month. A mess off the field who has declined on it, Williams' phone isn't going to be ringing off the hook.
Mon, Dec 22, 2014 01:10:00 PM

Bills WR Mike Williams (calf) passed through waivers unclaimed, and has reverted to injured reserve.

No one was going to claim the unproductive and injured wideout, who is due a staggering $5.2 million guaranteed next season. The Bills will likely cut their losses and release Williams in the offseason despite the cap hit that will come with it. Williams has just 30 catches since the end of the 2012 season.
Source: ESPN.com
Tue, Dec 9, 2014 07:02:00 PM

Bills waived/injured WR Mike Williams.

Williams has been dealing with a calf injury. He could theoretically be claimed off waivers for the stretch run and playoffs, though the claiming team would have to pay the rest of his fully-guaranteed salary. Most likely, Williams' season is over in addition to his time in Buffalo. He caught just eight passes for 142 yards and a touchdown across nine games (zero starts).
Mon, Dec 8, 2014 03:50:00 PM

Mike Williams (calf) has been ruled out for Week 14.

Williams was a healthy scratch last week and wasn't a lock to be active even if healthy. The Bills will continue to go with Chris Hogan in three-wide sets.
Fri, Dec 5, 2014 06:01:00 PM

Bills declared WR Mike Williams, S Bacarri Rambo, FB Frank Summers, LB Randell Johnson, OL Cyrus Kouandjio, TE Chris Gragg and DE Jarius Wynn inactive for Week 13 against the Browns.

It's a quiet list for the Bills, who enter Week 13 as one of the league's healthier teams. Williams is going down as one of the worst acquisitions of the offseason.
Sun, Nov 30, 2014 11:32:00 AM

Mike Williams is inactive for Week 10 against the Chiefs.

With Marquise Goodwin returning this week, Williams is a healthy scratch. He's now behind Goodwin and Chris Hogan on the depth chart. Robert Woods will continue to start opposite Sammy Watkins.
Sun, Nov 9, 2014 11:53:00 AM

Mike Williams is expected to be active this week.

Williams was a surprise healthy scratch last week. He'll likely be the Bills' No. 4 receiver this week with Marquise Goodwin sidelined. Chris Hogan should continue to play ahead of Williams in three-wide sets.
Source: ESPN.com
Sat, Oct 18, 2014 05:49:00 PM

Coach Doug Marrone admits Mike Williams and his trade request have become a distraction.

Williams' agent requested that the Bills trade his client after he fell behind Sammy Watkins, Robert Woods, and Chris Hogan on the depth chart. Williams may also be behind Marquise Goodwin, as Williams was inactive for Week 6 and in a scout-team practice jersey Wednesday. Williams has four years left on a six-year, $40.25 million deal that the Bills are wishing they hadn't dealt for in the offseason.
Wed, Oct 15, 2014 02:25:00 PM

The Newark Star-Ledger reports Bills WR Mike Williams to the Giants is "not going to happen."

The New York Daily News reported Tuesday morning that the G-Men have "some interest" in the disgruntled wideout, but via a "person familiar with the situation," reporter Jordan Raanan says it isn't happening. It's not surprising. There would be no reason for the Giants, or any other team, to give up compensation for a declining player due $5.2 million guaranteed in 2015.
Tue, Oct 14, 2014 01:45:00 PM

The New York Daily News reports that the Giants have "some interest" in disgruntled Bills WR Mike Williams.

In the wake of Victor Cruz's season-ending knee injury, the Giants will at least explore Williams. He's been granted permission to seek a trade after getting scratched in Week 6. Still, the Giants would be insane to give up compensation for an average player who is set to make $5.2 million guaranteed in 2015. They're better off going in-house, expanding Odell Beckham's role and giving Preston Parker/Corey Washington shots.
Tue, Oct 14, 2014 09:31:00 AM

The Bills have given permission to Mike Williams to gauge interest in a possible trade.

Yes, this is the same Mike Williams that the Bills traded for in April, inheriting a contract that includes $5.2 million guaranteed in 2015. He has just eight catches on the season and was a healthy scratch on Sunday, falling behind the likes of Chris Hogan and Marquise Goodwin. Williams' agent is going to find a barren trade market. Bills GM Doug Whalen stressed that he is not trying to deal Williams (likely because he knows there's no market). "If he gets me compensation worthy of a No. 1 wide receiver which he claimed he is, then we would entertain it," Whaley quipped.
Mon, Oct 13, 2014 10:57:00 AM

Coach Doug Marrone suggested Mike Williams is still in the Bills' plans despite a Week 6 healthy scratch.

Chris Hogan and Marquise Goodwin were active behind starters Sammy Watkins and Robert Woods, in part due to special teams considerations. Marrone said it was a really tough call. "I brought Mike in on Saturday and I told him I needed him to do this for the team," Marrone added. Note that Williams has a base salary of $5.2 million that's fully guaranteed in 2015.
Mon, Oct 13, 2014 08:30:00 AM

Bills WR Mike Williams will not play Sunday versus New England.

Robert Woods will continue to start opposite Sammy Watkins. Frustratingly relegated to third receiver duties despite far-superior playmaking ability to Woods, Williams finished Week 5 with eight yards on two targets. He has an 8-142-1 stat line through five games. Williams can be dropped in 16-team leagues.
Sun, Oct 12, 2014 11:08:00 AM

Mike Williams had one catch for eight yards in Week 5 against the Lions.

He finished with two targets. Williams played behind Robert Woods, and is no higher than the No. 4 option in the pass game. He has eight catches for 142 yards and a touchdown through five games.
Sun, Oct 5, 2014 05:39:00 PM

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PosRoleName
QB1Matt Schaub
2Josh Freeman
3B.J. Coleman
4Chandler Harnish
5Josh Portis
6David Carr
7Rex Grossman
8Vince Young
9Brady Quinn
10Kevin Kolb
11Caleb Hanie
12Tim Tebow
13Curtis Painter
14John Skelton
15Mike Kafka
16Pat White
17Trent Edwards
18Jerrod Johnson
19Adam Weber
20John Parker Wilson
21Nick Stephens
22Tyler Wilson
23Ryan Katz
24Colby Cameron
25Kyle Padron
26James Vandenberg
27Mike Hermann
28Nathan Stanley
29Dalton Williams
30Matt Brown
31Caleb TerBush
32Tim Jenkins
33Dayne Crist
34Brett Smith
35James Franklin
36Jordan Rodgers
37Brendon Kay
38Logan Kilgore
39Chase Rettig
40Tommy Rees
41Brock Jensen
42Nate Enderle
43Kory Faulkner
44Alex Carder
45Keith Price
46Collin Klein
47Rusty Smith
RB1Steven Jackson
2Michael Turner
3Pierre Thomas
4Brandon Jackson
5D.J. Ware
6Chris Johnson
7Ryan Torain
8Maurice Jones-Drew
9Beanie Wells
10Andre Brown
11Chris Rainey
12Jalen Parmele
13Peyton Hillis
14BenJarvus Green-Ellis
15Jamie Harper
16Evan Royster
17D.J. Harper
18Tim Cornett
19Stephen Houston
20Brandon Saine
21Lance Ball
22Ray Rice
23Michael Bush
24Terrance Ganaway
25Alvester Alexander
26Jewel Hampton
27Zach Brown
28Isaac Redman
29Alex Green
30Mikel Leshoure
31Delone Carter
32Javarris James
33Josh Vaughan
34Darren Evans
35Cierre Wood
36Stefphon Jefferson
37Deonte Williams
38Bradley Randle
39Quentin Hines
40De'Leon Eskridge
41Armond Smith
42Derrick Strozier
43David Fluellen
44Roy Finch
45Tim Flanders
46Jordan Lynch
47Jordan Roberts
48Orwin Smith
49Kapri Bibbs
50Anthony Allen
51Damien Berry
52Richard Murphy
53William Powell
GLB1Steven Jackson
2Michael Turner
3Maurice Jones-Drew
4Pierre Thomas
5Chris Johnson
6Ryan Torain
7Beanie Wells
8Andre Brown
3RB1Pierre Thomas
2Chris Johnson
3Steven Jackson
4Maurice Jones-Drew
5D.J. Ware
6Beanie Wells
7Andre Brown
FB1Lousaka Polite
2Vonta Leach
3Lawrence Vickers
4Le'Ron McClain
5Jacob Hester
6Tony Fiammetta
7Frank Summers
8Chris Pressley
9Brit Miller
10Will Ta'ufo'ou
11Braden Wilson
12Zach Boren
13Lonnie Pryor
14Harvey Unga
15Owen Marecic
16Shaun Chapas
17Dorson Boyce
18Eric Kettani
19Quinn Johnson
20Owen Schmitt
21Brian Leonard
22Ben Bartholomew
23Ina Liaina
24Stephen Campbell
25J.C. Copeland
26Chad Young
27Kadeem Jones
28Collin Mooney
29Maurice Hagens
30James Baker
31Karl Williams
32Jourdan Brooks
33Chad Abram
34Alex Debniak
35Ryan Roberson
36Jonathan Amosa
37Rupert Bryan
38Cameron White
39Eddie Williams
40Jon Hoese
41Ben Guidugli
42Nate Eachus
43Devonte Campbell
44Michael Zordich
45Ryan D'Imperio
46Brock Bolen
WR11Nate Burleson
2Jabar Gaffney
3Lance Moore
4Santonio Holmes
5Laurent Robinson
6Titus Young
7Joe Morgan
8Darius Johnson
9Keenan Davis
10Lamont Bryant
11Greg Childs
12Kevin Hardy
13Tim Benford
14LaRon Byrd
15Ryan Whalen
16Jamar Newsome
17Terrence Toliver
18Devery Henderson
19Richard Goodman
20Ben Obomanu
21Taulib Ikharo
22Erik Lora
23Robby Toma
24Carlin Isles
25Chad Bumphis
26Emmanuel Arceneaux
27Naaman Roosevelt
28Matt Willis
29Lavelle Hawkins
30Brett Swain
31Chaz Schilens
32Brian Robiskie
33Tiquan Underwood
34Charly Martin
35Marcus Jackson
36Derek Moye
37Kamar Jorden
38Nicholas Johnson
39Jordan White
40Chris Summers
41Johnathan Haggerty
42Sederrick Cunningham
43Zach Rogers
44Roy Roundtree
45Dan Buckner
46Tyrone Goard
47Sam McGuffie
48Erik Highsmith
49Chip Reeves
50Mark Harrison
51Cole McKenzie
52Jamal Miles
53Rashad Evans
54T.J. Moe
55Jasper Collins
56Jon Baldwin
57LaQuan Williams
58Diondre Borel
59Jeremy Ebert
60Bert Reed
61Brandon Carswell
62Joseph Anderson
63Julius Pruitt
64Mardy Gilyard
65Chastin West
66Terrell Sinkfield
67Jheranie Boyd
68Eric Rogers
69Rashaad Carter
70Demetrius Fields
71Scott Pillar
72Mike Davis
73Cody Hoffman
74Quintin Payton
75Wilson Van Hooser
76C.J. Goodwin
WR21Braylon Edwards
2Greg Jennings
3Davone Bess
4Anthony Armstrong
5Kerry Meier
6David Nelson
7Greg Little
8Kris Durham
9A.J. Jenkins
10Aaron Mellette
11Robert Gill
12Chris Givens
13Darius Hanks
14Kealoha Pilares
15Drew Davis
16Raymond Radway
17Eric Page
18Donald Jones
19Brandon Banks
20Jordan Shipley
21Mohamed Massaquoi
22Earl Bennett
23Micheal Spurlock
24Steve Breaston
25Donte' Stallworth
26Michael Jenkins
27David Ball
28Devin Aromashodu
29Jarett Dillard
30Dezmon Briscoe
31David Reed
32Isaiah Williams
33Duke Calhoun
34Tim Toone
35Jeff Fuller
36David Douglas
37Dale Moss
38Brandon Collins
39Tray Session
40Lanear Sampson
41Alec Lemon
42Lamaar Thomas
43Martel Moore
44Nicholas Edwards
45Dominique Croom
46Charles Hawkins
47Alex Gillett
48Greg Hardin
49Eric Thomas
50Lacoltan Bester
51Jordan Harris
52Jaz Reynolds
53Austin Franklin
54Alex Neutz
55Geraldo Boldewijn
56Kelsey Pope
57Anthony McClung
58Micah Hatfield
59Weston Dressler
60Jason Thompson
61Omarius Hines
62Gerrard Sheppard
63Andy Cruse
64Anthony Amos
65R.J. Webb
66Andrew Helmick
67Perez Ashford
68Rodrick Rumble
69Jerry Johnson
70Andrew DePaola
71James Shaw
72Brandon Kaufman
73Marvin McNutt
74Devin Goda
75Kevin Elliott
76Jared Green
77Mike Willie
78Michael Calvin
79Taveon Rogers
80Joe Adams
81Tori Gurley
82Ronald Johnson
83Roberto Wallace
84Bobby Sewall
85Terrence Austin
86Deon Butler
87Darius Reynaud
88Early Doucet
89Patrick Crayton
WR31Nate Burleson
2Jabar Gaffney
3Santonio Holmes
4Greg Jennings
5Laurent Robinson
6Davone Bess
7Kris Durham
8A.J. Jenkins
TE1Randy McMichael
2Leonard Pope
3Tony Scheffler
4David Thomas
5Zach Miller
6Kevin Boss
7Aaron Hernandez
8Adam Nissley
9Danny Noble
10Jamie Childers
11Sean McGrath
12Steve Watson
13D.J. Williams
14Tommy Gallarda
15Daniel Graham
16Billy Bajema
17James Casey
18Andrew Szczerba
19Nelson Rosario
20Jacob Pedersen
21D.J. Tialavea
22Emmanuel Ogbuehi
23Justin Jones
24Asa Watson
25Evan Wilson
26Cameron Morrah
27Martin Rucker
28Joel Dreessen
29Ben Hartsock
30Visanthe Shiancoe
31Weslye Saunders
32Jeron Mastrud
33Steve Maneri
34Dominique Curry
35Tom Crabtree
36Brody Eldridge
37Nate Byham
38Dedrick Epps
39Dan Gronkowski
40Zach Potter
41Colin Cloherty
42Matt Furstenburg
43Ben Cotton
44David Rolf
45Jake Byrne
46Mike McNeill
47Hayden Smith
48Joe Sawyer
49Andre Hardy
50Evan Landi
51Taylor Cook
52Colin Anderson
53Travis Tannahill
54Evan Moore
55Jamie McCoy
56Nathan Overbay
57Martell Webb
58Cameron Graham
59Michael Higgins
60Alex Silvestro
61Isaiah Stanback
62Travis Beckum
63Richard Quinn
64Jake O'Connell
65Morrell Presley
66Brian Wozniak
67Jason Schepler
68Chase Clement
69A.C. Leonard
70David Wright
71Tim Biere
K1Maikon Bonani
2Billy Cundiff
3Rob Bironas
4Alex Henery
5Nate Freese
6Sergio Castillo
7Mitch Ewald
8Kevin Goessling
9Matt Szymanski
10Danny Hrapmann
11Brandon Bogotay
12Havard Rugland
13Austin Signor
14Morgan Lineberry
15Quinn Sharp
16Brett Baer
17Brett Maher
18Jose Maltos
19Adam Yates
20Zach Ramirez