Report: Buccaneers Wide Receiver Mike Williams Stabbed By His Brother


Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Williams remains hospitalized after being stabbed by his brother.

Williams was allegedly stabbed in the thigh on Sunday afternoon, WTSP News reported Sunday. The stabbing occurred at Williams’ house in Tampa, Fla.

Police are still looking for Williams’ brother.

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The Buccaneers released a statement on the stabbing via Twitter.

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New Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith said at the NFL Scouting Combine in February that he was concerned about a “disturbing pattern” of Williams’ behavior. The wideout is facing trespassing and criminal mischief charges from an incident in December.

Williams signed a five-year, $39.62 million contract last summer. He counts $1.8 million against the Buccaneers’ salary cap in 2014, though Tampa Bay would lose $4.6 million in cap room if he was released.

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