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WR Mike Williams - Buffalo Bills

6-2, 221Born: 5-18-1987College: SyracuseDrafted: Round 4

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The fall from grace of Mike Williams in Tampa Bay was a precipitous one as he went from looking poised to become a force among NFL and fantasy wide receivers to being unceremoniously shipped off to Buffalo for pennies on the dollar. Attitude on the field and in the classroom as well as trouble away from the game were his downfall. An agreement he had with a Tampa court regarding the misdemeanor criminal mischief and trespassing charges which facilitated his departure from Florida was recently thrown out, but it shouldn't concern owners or Bills fans, as he will probably face no more than probation and community service from the courts and likely nothing from the league. Which then leaves his performance on the field. Williams should be fully healed from a torn hamstring which cost him the second half of 2013 and has suffered no setbacks healing from that or the stab wound he took back in March. Williams isn't an exceptional talent, but when he is on his game he is a very solid red zone target and while he seems to be destined to start the season behind Sammy Watkins and Robert Woods as the third wide receiver, he could be a very useful end zone target for quarterback EJ Manuel. Ultimately though, Williams currently is no more than a WR6 or WR7 at best--bench depth until he proves he can put up points and that Manuel won't hold him back. (May 23)

FBG Staff Rankings

WR Redraft - 83, 59, 59, 60, 60
WR Redraft PPR - 83, 59, 59, 59, 60
WR Dynasty - 69, 57, 62, 67, 72, 73, 77

Stats and Projections

2011 TB 16 1 3 0 125 65 771 3
2012 TB 16 0 0 0 126 63 996 9
2013 TB 6 0 0 0 40 22 216 2
2014 PROJ-Dodds 14 0 * * 42 * * *
2014 PROJ-Henry 16 0 * * 38 * * *
2014 PROJ-Wood 16 0 * * 40 * * *
2014 PROJ-Tremblay 16 0 * * 42 * * *

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Latest News

Bills | Mike Williams feeling good at start of camp (Sat Jul 19, 03:29 PM) - 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.'

Our View: Williams had missed several spring practices to rest a surgically-repaired hamstring. The team will ease him in during training camp with the idea of having him near full strength for Week 1 of the regular season. Williams should start opposite rookie Sammy Watkins in 2014.
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2014 Schedule

1@ Chicago Bears
2vs Miami Dolphins
3vs San Diego Chargers
4@ Houston Texans
5@ Detroit Lions
6vs New England Patriots
7vs Minnesota Vikings
8@ New York Jets
9--- BYE WEEK ---
10vs Kansas City Chiefs
11@ Miami Dolphins
12vs New York Jets
13vs Cleveland Browns
14@ Denver Broncos
15vs Green Bay Packers
16@ Oakland Raiders
17@ New England Patriots