Originally posted on SportsBlooded  |  Last updated 3/15/12

Star defensive end Mario Williams will be taking his services to Buffalo next year to play for the Bills. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Williams has signed a 6-year deal with the Bills worth up to 100 Million, with 50 Million guaranteed. Before being hampered by injuries last year, Williams was one of the best DE’s in the league. The former first pick in the 2006 draft has accumulated 53 sacks in his 5 year career with the Houston Texans, including 14 sacks in 2007 and 12 sacks in 2008.

Last year with the Texans, Williams was forced to move from his usual DE position to outside linebacker, when they moved from a 4-3 to a 3-4 defense. The Bills are going the other way in making the transition from a 3-4 to a 4-3 defense and Williams will be asked to move back to his DE where he’s more comfortable. Williams should be able to help bolster the sack numbers for the Bills...

 

 

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