Bills defensive tackle Kyle Williams had surgery a month ago to repair a nagging bone spur in his left ankle. He got the cast off today and was watching practice in a walking boot in the fieldhouse.
Williams was upbeat about his health and said he will be healed in six months.
"I can already tell my ankle’s more flexible than it’s been in years," Williams said.
Williams' surgery was performed by Dr. Robert Anderson, an orthopedic foot and ankle specialist in Charlotte, N.C.
"I’ve had a bone spur in my heel, under my Achilles (tendon) since college," Williams said. "It’s been there for years. Over time, it’s just gotten bigger and bigger and worse and worse. The last couple years it’s just been pretty steady in the sense of hurting. This year it just came to a head. It was eating away at my Achilles. From the way the doctor described it, it was kind of like a violin bow going across a string. It was fraying it a little bit. I had a small tear in my Achilles. He said from the way ...