Mike Williams ex-Buffalo Bills WR dies in accident, cause of death, net worth, bio, age, NFL stats

Mike Williams ex-Buffalo Bills WR dies in accident, cause of death, net worth, bio, age, NFL stats

Mike Williams is an American former professional NFL player for the Buffalo Bills who recently passed away following a tragic accident, find out more details on his cause of death, his biography and net worth

During his time in the NFL, Mike Williams most notably played as a wide receiver for the Buffalo Bills.

Mike Williams ex-Buffalo Bills WR dies in accident, cause of death, obituary, net worth, bio, age, NFL stats

Following his retirement from professional football, Mike began his new career in construction.

Mike Williams cause of death

According to several reports, Mike Williams passed away from a devastating construction accident. The tragic incident occurred when a beam fell on his head as he was reportedly working at a construction site. The impact from the beam caused swelling of his brain and also ruptured his spinal cord.

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As a result, Mike suffered serious bleeding and by the time he arrived at the ICU, his diaphragm was pressing on to his lungs. Mike was hospitalized on Sept. 1, 2023, following which he was placed under a drug-induced coma. He never woke up from the coma and eventually succumbed to his injuries.

Mike Williams biography and age

Michael Anthony Williams was an American former professional footballer who was born on  May 18, 1987 and passed away on September 5, 2023. During his time in the NFL, Mike mostly played as a wide receiver for the Buffalo Bills. While in college, Mike attended Syracuse, where he played college football and later attended Riverside Institute of Technology. During his senior year there, Mike registered 970 receiving yards and 15 touchdowns on offense. He akso registered an impressive 35 tackles and two interceptions on defense.

Williams net worth was estimated to be around $5 million at the time of his death on September 5, 2023.

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Mike Williams career

Mike Williams started out his professional career in the NFL as a 101st pick in the fourth round of the 2010 NFL Draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He signed a 4-year contract with the team on June 4, 2010 and later made his NFL debut against the Cleveland Browns on September 12, 2010. He eventually left to join the Buffalo Bills in 2014.

During his time with the Bills, he played under his former coach from Syracuse, Doug Marrone. Despite the initial happy reunion, things went south following in the same footsteps as their reported falling out during his college football days.

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Mike was in the middle of various controversies during his time there like wearing socks in violation of league protocol and arriving to the stadium in full pads. He even revealed his injury status right before a game and even requested a trade move. Eventually, the Buffalo Bills released him in 2014.

Following his release, the NFL suspended him for the entire year in 2015 for unrevealed reasons. He remained as a free agent for that whole year and later joined the Kansas City Chiefs on their practice squad for the 2016 campaign. This was his final season in the NFL and he retired from professional football with 223 receptions, 3,089 yards, and 26 touchdowns. According to reports, Mike followed suit into the construction business after moving away from the NFL.

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