Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Williams reportedly is not pressing charges against his brother after what now appears to be a case of horseplay gone wrong.
Williams was sent to the hospital Sunday after his 23-year-old brother, Eric Baylor, allegedly stabbed him in the leg with a kitchen knife. A Hillsborough Police spokeswoman told FOX Sports the stabbing was accidental, though, and was the result of what was initially a “playful wrestling match” between the siblings.
Police issued a warrant after some witnesses “conveyed to police it was not merely horseplay between the brothers,” the spokeswoman said.
Williams is facing trespassing and criminal mischief charges stemming from an incident in December, when he was on injured reserve.
The Syracuse product signed a contract extension with the Bucs last summer but played in just six games in 2013, catching 40 passes for 126 yards and two touchdowns.