Bills coach Sean McDermott announced that Williams would return to the team in 2017, ESPN.com's Mike Rodak reports. There was some thought that Williams, who will turn 34 in June, could opt for retirement this summer, but after turning in another productive campaign in 2016, the Bills' long-time run stuffer will be back for another season. Williams will carry a hefty $8.3 million cap hit in 2017, but after he churned out 64 tackles and five sacks in 15 games while playing through injury a season ago, it's a price the Bills are likely willing to pay.
Williams (back) is active for Sunday's tilt against the Jets. Williams will once again play through his minor back injury and attempt to finish the 2016 season strong.
Williams (back) did not practice Wednesday. Williams has been working through the injury for several weeks, but rallied to play the last two games. However, with the Bills' playoff hopes officially over the team could decide to take it easy with him for this week's finale.
Williams (back) is active for Saturday's matchup with the Dolphins. Williams played through his back injury last week and was expected to do so once again. He'll take on his normal role as a starting defensive end opposite Adolphus Washington.
Williams (back) is questionable for Saturday's game against Miami, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports. Williams missed some practice time this week but was able to return on Thursday and isn't expected to sit out Week 16. He'll look to help shore up the Bills defensive line against the Dolphins running game, who went for 256 yards in the teams' first matchup with one another earlier in the year.