— DE Mario Williams has been named the AFC Defensive Player of the Week after the defensive end’s two sack performance against the Miami Dolphins, including a strip sack late in the fourth quarter that led to the game winning field goal. This marks the second time this season Williams has received the honor, with the first award coming after his Week Two franchise record setting 4.5 sack performance against the Carolina Panthers.
NBC Sports Radio – Donovan McNabb and Mark Malone
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DE Mario Williams, who was named AFC Defensive Player of the Week today, is on a franchise record setting pace this season after having tallied 10 sacks through the team’s first seven games–the most sacks by a Bill in games 1 – 7 in team history.
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RUSS BRANDON, Buffalo Bills President and CEO on WGR 550
Q: The other guy I want to ask you about is obviously Mario Williams; he had a monster game on Sunday. When you guys were going through the process of discussing whether or not to make a play for him, did you envision a game like Sunday or a game like against Carolina?
A: I don’t think we’re having a conversation about a nice win on the road if it isn’t for Mario Williams. Obviously we play the ultimate team game, but he came through in a big spot and he’s continued to do that this year. I don’t think we’re having the conversation post-Carolina about a win if it isn’t for Mario. Those guys, Anthony Weaver has done a great job in coaching those guys up front. There’s so much teamwork that goes in to that rotation and Mario would be the first one to tell you that it takes everybody. Obviously he’s a physical specimen that can change the course of a game and he did it again this week.
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