Free-agent defensive end Mario Williams will spend the night in Buffalo and continue his official visit with the Bills on Thursday morning, the team announced.
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Early today, it was reported that the Bills are prepared to make the former first overall pick the highest-paid defensive player in the league. Williams, 27, was limited to just five games last season due to injury, but still accumulated five sacks and a forced fumble for the Houston Texans. Williams was selected as the first overall pick in the 2006 NFL Draft – a highly criticized pick considering the team passed on former USC star running back Reggie Bush – and has had an extremely productive career, accumulating 53 total sacks in 82 career games.