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HOUSTON - In a homecoming bloated with rancor and disdain, Bills defensive end Mario Williams enjoyed his one moment in the spotlight with a second-quarter sack of Texans quarterback Matt Schaub and a taunting finger wag at the Texans' bench. That was the last impression former Texans player Williams left on Sunday at Reliant Stadium, a development Texans fans surely found equally gratifying and fitting. The Texans churned out a 21-9 victory over the Bills by persevering through a sloppy and uneven performance on both sides of the ball. The efficiency they displayed with their dismantling of the Ravens two weeks ago was absent, but the final result was sufficient to keep the Texans (7-1) atop the AFC standings midway through the schedule. Given the uneven matchup on paper, Williams was the focal point entering the matchup. He was taken by the Texans first overall in 2006 and earned two Pro Bowl berths while setting franchise standards for sacks (53) and forced fumbles (...
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Buffalo Bills defensive lineman Mario Williams made his first trip back to Houston to face his former team and said afterward he enjoyed being booed.
Mario Williams was a fan favorite during his six years in Houston. To say he has fallen out of favor would be an understatement.
Williams, now a member of the Buffalo Bills, was booed in his return to Houston on Sunday. One could say it was salt on the wound, as the Texans rolled to a 21-9 victory, but Williams was hardly concerned about the less-than-welcoming...
Buffalo Bills defensive end Mario Williams did something against the Houston Texans that we have not seen a lot of this season — sacked the opposing quarterback. Williams has not lived up to the $96 million contract the Bills signed him to over the offseason, but recording a sack against the team he spent six seasons with must have been quite gratifying. Williams popped up and...
After Sunday’s loss to the Texans, Bills defensive end Mario Williams told the media that he enjoyed getting booed by the fans during his first appearance at Reliant Stadium since leaving the Texans via free agency.
“It was great,” Williams said, per the Buffalo News. “The biggest thing for me is if you go out and make a play and get booed, I know I’m in your heart. That’s...
Buffalo Bills defensive end Mario Williams said he loved hearing boos from the Houston crowd as he played his first game against his former team (Credit: AP Photo)
This off-season, Mario Williams left the Houston Texans for the Buffalo Bills after signing a six year, $100 million contract. After spending five seasons in Houston, Williams had a homecoming party as the Buffalo Bills...
The Houston Texans hosted Mario Williams and the Buffalo Bills at Reliant Stadium in what was called “Judgment Day” by Williams himself. Williams’ game was nothing to ride home about. He lit up the stat sheet with five tackles, two assists, and one sack. He had his best game of the season for his new team against the Texans. Williams wasn’t impactful and Houston moved the...
HOUSTON - In a homecoming bloated with rancor and disdain, Bills defensive end Mario Williams enjoyed his one moment in the spotlight with a second-quarter sack of Texans quarterback Matt Schaub and a taunting finger wag at the Texans' bench. That was the most memorable impression former Texans player Williams left on Sunday at Reliant Stadium, a development Texans fans surely...
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According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Buffalo Bills defensive end Mario Williams was playing with a torn ligament in his wrist before he underwent surgery.
Since Williams had the surgery during the Bills’ bye week, he’s going to...
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The Headline: Texans corral the Bills for an easy home win
Much had been made about Mario Williams’ return to Houston where he spent the first six years of his career. The split between Williams and the front office was far from amicable by the sounds of it, as they reportedly made no effort to even retain Williams, something which did not...
Houston Texans RB Arian Foster should have a huge game against a Bills defense that has yet to stop the run this season.
Fresh off the bye week in what could turn out to be the best season in the history of the team the Houston Texans go up against the Buffalo Bills in the return of the Texans 2006 1st overall pick Mario Williams. Williams who became the highest paid defensive player...
The Bills & Texans played a professional football game on Sunday and here are my quick thoughts 2 days later:
MVP: The Bills really had no MVP here. I thought Mario Williams stood out, leading the Bills in tackles (7) and had a sack. I do want to give the Bills a shout out however in the uniform department. The Bills have finally nailed it when it comes to their uniforms...
Here are five things we can take away from this week's game:The Texans Can Win DirtyThe Bills hung around way too long in a game they should have been crushed in. A lot of credit goes to Buffalo, but most goes to the Texans offense who came out very flat. In the end they were able to string some yards together and win by a wide margin and that is what good teams do-- stay in...
Fantasy Football Sleepers: Week 9
Matt Schaub (QB)- Led by Arian Foster, the Texans are a run-first team that is leading the league in producing running back fantasy points. But that doesn’t mean there’s not another opportunity for fantasy owners to exploit. Houston will be without Ben Tate this week and the Bills have had the bye week to prepare for this game. This could...
In today’s game against the Bills, Owen Daniels caught a 39 yard touchdown pass from Matt Schaub. Once safely in the end zone, he paused for a moment and then, almost as an afterthought, decided to do a wee dance. He calls it “turning up the Texans”.
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