Having been made the $100 million man this offseason, Mario Williams was expected to wreak havoc on opposing offenses, starting with the Jets in Week 1.
All things considered, however, his Bills debut was something of a dud, as New York's offensive line -- right tackle Austin Howard, in particular -- completely stonewalled the former Texan, limiting him to just one tackle. That's right. No quarterback sacks, no hurries, no knockdowns. Just one measly tackle.
Instead of giving credit where it's due, Williams blamed his unsuccessful afternoon on the replacement officials, implying they let the Jets' linemen get away with cheap shots.
“Pass blocking doesn’t consist of illegal hands to the face just about every play, which, when somebody tells you that, and you’re five yards away from it, and you walk away like you don’t see him telling you you’re getting punched in the face every time, then that dictates somebody like myself having to take care of that on my own,” Wil...