Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Williams experienced a sophomore slump with his team in 2011 but rebounded in a big way in 2012. Now, the team is exploring a contract extension for the receiver. Williams is entering the final year of his rookie contract and proved to be a formidable threat once again on the field last season.
Williams has been a consistent receiving threat for the Buccaneers, recording 65, 65 and 63 passes in each of his first three seasons. He posted a career high in receiving yards this season, nearly breaking the 1,000-yard mark, recording 996 yards.
Buccaneers beat writer Roy Cummings tweeted that talks between the two sides have started. The Buccaneers are a reported $31 million under the salary cap heading into 2013.
“The Bucs and WR Mike Williams have begun talking about a contract extension for the 2010 fourth-round draft pick.”
This is a good move for the Buccaneers. Williams flourished this season with Vincent Jackson playing opposite him in the lineup and lo...