Wide receiver Mike Williams’s disappointing first season in Buffalo has come to an end.
The Bills announced Monday that they have placed Williams on the waived/injured list with the calf injury that kept him out of Sunday’s loss to the Broncos. Should Williams clear waivers, he’ll revert to the team’s injured reserve list.
Williams had been a healthy scratch multiple times this season before hurting his calf and ends the year with just eight catches in nine games for his hometown team. It’s safe to say that the Bills were expecting a bit more from Williams after sending a sixth-round pick to the Buccaneers for him during the offseason.
If Williams does clear waivers and land on injured reserve, there’s a good chance that he will still wind up off the roster before next season gets underway. Williams is set to make $5.2 million next season, which is a lot for a player who wasn’t able to crack the weekly rotation at wide receiver this season.
The Bills also officially announced the signing of wide receiver Deonte Thompson off of the Ravens practice squad.