Bills’ Williams informs agent to end trade talks

In this Sept. 28, 2014, file photo, Buffalo Bills' Mike Williams (19) scores a touchdown against the Houston Texans during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in Houston. Bills General Manager Doug Whaley says he has granted the agent for wide receiver Mike Williams permission to seek a trade. Whaley said Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, that Williams' agent, Hadley Englehard, asked to gauge interest from other teams in a possible trade. (AP Photo/Patric Schneider, File)

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills receiver Mike Williams is still not at all happy about being benched last weekend. That doesn’t mean he wants out of Buffalo.

Williams took matters into his own hands by saying, “I’m the boss and I want to be here,” in ordering his agent Hadley Engelhard to stop seeking trade offers. At the same time, Williams defended Engelhard for opening discussions by saying the agent was merely doing his job.

The comments were Williams’ first since general manager Doug Whaley revealed on Monday the Bills granted Engelhard permission to seek a trade. It happened a day after the fifth-year player was inactive for the first time this season in a 37-22 loss to New England.

It’s unclear whether Williams will play Sunday, when Buffalo (3-3) hosts Minnesota (2-4).


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