Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Williams (19) reacts after scoring a touchdown during the first half of the game against the Arizona Cardinals at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rob Foldy-USA TODAY Sports

Mike Williams not practicing


Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans and Mike Williams fantasy owners hopeful for a big game from the Bucs No. 2 WR against a porous Philadelphia Eagles secondary need to hope that Williams is indeed healthy enough to play. According to the Tampa Bay Times’s Rick Stroud, Mike Williams, along with Carl Nicks and Jonthan Banks, was not spotted at practice today. We can only hope that it’s just a day of rest for the 26-year-old Syracuse product, as he was able to practice- albeit on only a limited basis- on Wednesday and Thursday.

Mike Williams is still expected to play on Sunday against the Eagles, but he will probably end up being a game-time decision as a result of the downgrade to “out at practice”. Keep a close eye on any news regarding the talented Buccaneers wideout, but he hasn’t missed a game due to the hamstring injury. Plus, he had the Week 5 bye to heal from it after catching four passes, including a TD, whilst slugging through it in Week 4.

At this point, the one thing fans should be worried about is a potential setback, which is a possibility since Williams was downgraded to out. Plan on seeing Mike Williams out there on Sunday, and maybe the only two things stopping him from having a bad game are the injury and Mike Glennon struggling in his second start.

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