Kyle Williams
DT #95
Ruston, LA

Quick Stats (2014 PRE):

Career Stats
TOTAL 415 266 149 29.0 0 6 0 0 -- 0 0 3 4
2013 BUF 16 16 68 42 26 10.5 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2012 BUF 16 16 46 27 19 5.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2011 BUF 5 5 9 4 5 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2010 BUF 16 16 77 54 23 5.5 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 2
2009 BUF 14 14 66 41 25 4.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2008 BUF 16 16 55 37 18 2.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2007 BUF 16 16 41 28 13 2.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2006 BUF 16 11 53 33 20 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Was the first selection in the fifth round (134th overall) by the Bills in the 2006 draft…became the first player selected by the team from LSU since 2002 when the Bills selected Josh Reed with their first of two 2nd round picks (36th overall)

NFL Awards

•  2013 & 2011 Pro Bowl Selection
•  Selected to Peter King’s All-Pro Team (2010)


Was the first selection in the fifth round (134th overall) by the Bills in the 2006 draft…became the first player selected by the team from LSU since 2002 when the Bills selected Josh Reed with their first of two 2nd round picks (36th overall)

NFL Awards

•  2013 & 2011 Pro Bowl Selection
•  Selected to Peter King’s All-Pro Team (2010)


•    Selected as a team captain by his teammates for the third consecutive season

•    Recorded a career-high 10.5 sacks, finishing tied for second in the category among NFL defensive tackles in 2013 en route to being selected to the Pro Bowl

•    Led Buffalo’s defense with 21 quarterback hits and posted 68 tackles - third most among NFL defensive tackles

•    Made his 95th career start to mark his 100th career game played - all with Buffalo - against New England (9/8)... tallied six tackles (three solo) along with 1.0 sack on Patriots QB Tom Brady

•    Vs. CAR (9/15): Posted six tackles (five solo) along with one tackle for a loss and a pass deflection

•    At NYJ (9/22): Recorded two tackles and a quarterback hit

•    Vs. BAL (9/29): Tallied two quarterback hits and was part of a defense that matched a team record without allowing a rushing first down (three other games) and held the Ravens to 24 rushing yards (tied as the fifth-fewest allowed in team history)

•    At CLE (10/3): Registered eight tackles to lead the team’s defensive line and added a sack to become the 11th player in team history with 20.0 or more quarterback takedowns

•    Vs. CIN (10/13): Made the 100th start of his NFL career and made six tackles (two solo) and split a sack with fellow DL Mario Williams

•    AT MIA (10/20): Scooped up a fumble forced by DT Mario Williams... possession led to K Dan Carpenter’s game-winning field goal... added a solo tackle

•    At NO (10/27): Recorded the fifth multi-sack game of  his NFL career with 1.5 quarterback takedowns... made a season-high nine tackles (six solo)

•    Vs. KC (11/3): Produced two solo tackles while playing a force in the defense’s effort to hold Kansas City to 95 rushing yards - the first time the Chiefs were held to 100 or less rushing yards on the season

•    At PIT (11/10): Notched his fifth sack of the season to mark the third year in his NFL career with 5.0 or more quarterback takedowns... added three quarterback hits and five tackles (four solo)

•    Vs. NYJ (11/17): Recorded 2.0 sacks, increasing his 2013 total to a new season-high of 7.0 and his sixth career multi-sack game... one of his sacks was a stri-sack of Jets QB Geno Smith leading to the team’s second touchdown of the day

•    Vs. ATL (12/1): Recorded two tackles and a quarterback hit, increasing his season total to 50 stops - his first 50 tackle season since 2010

•    At TB (12/8): Tallied five tackles and a tackle for a loss, his 10th stop of the season resulting in negative yardage

•    At JAC (12/15): Led Buffalo’s defensive line with four solo tackles and 1.5 sacks - increasing his new career-high to 8.5

•    Vs. MIA (12/22): Recorded 2.0 sacks - his eighth career and fourth multi-sack game of the season... part of a defense that held Miami to 103 total yards - fifth fewest in team history - and 14 rushing yards, second-fewest

•    At NE (12/29): Recorded three assisted tackles and one quarterback hit on Patriots QB Tom Brady


•    Selected to the 2013 Pro Bowl

•    Finished third on the team in sacks with five, added 46 tackles (27 solo), 10 tackles for loss and 13 QB hits while starting all 16 games at defensive tackle.

•    Selected as a team captain to represent the defense as voted by his teammates       

•    At NYJ (9/9): Started at defensive tackle, posting three tackles (two solo)

•    Vs. KC (9/16): Sacked Chiefs QB Matt Cassel twice to mark his fourth career multi-sack game, finishing with three tackles (two solo)

•    At CLE (9/23): Brought down Cleveland QB Brandon Weeden once, marking his second straight game with a sack... added three tackles (two solo) and two stops for a loss... part of a defensive front that limited the Browns to 33 rushing yards and 240 yards of offense

•    Vs. NE (9/30): Made five tackles (three solo), and shared a sack with DT Marcell Dareus while adding a pass break-up and two quarterback hits... credited with a sack in three straight games, sharing the longest streak with Dareus since 2007 (Aaron Schobel - Games 12-15)

•    At SF (10/7): Started at defensive tackle, recording three solo tackles

•    At ARI (10/14): Started at defensive tackle, notching one pass defensed

•    vs. TEN (10/21): Appeared in the 90th game of his career, making his 85th start ... Tallied a sack, his fourth game this season where he has recorded at least a partial sack ... Also accumulated five tackles, one tackle for loss and two quarterback hits

•    at HOU (11/4): Recorded a tackle for loss--his team leading seventh of the season ... Added four tackles, two solo

•    at NE (11/11): Shared a sack with DT Marcell Dareus ... Moved his team lead for sacks to 5.0, one sack away from setting a new single-season career high ... Added two tackles, one tackle for loss and three quarterback hits.

•    vs. MIA (11/15): Recorded two tackles and one tackle for loss

•    at IND (11/25): Tallied two tackles and a quarterback hit

•    vs. JAC (12/2): Played in his 95th career game, making his 90th start ... Recorded three tackles (two solo) and a QB hit

•    vs. STL (12/9): Recorded four tackles (three solo)

•    vs. SEA (12/16): Tallied one tackle

•    at MIA (12/23): Notched one tackle

•    vs. NYJ (12/30): Assisted on five tackles and registered one quarterback hit


•   Voted team captain for the first time in his career
•    Started the first five games of the year at NT before being placed on Injured Reserve (11/8), recording nine tackles (four solo)

•    At KC (9/11): started his 74th consecutive game
•    vs. OAK (9/18): tallied five tackles, including three solo, and two QB hits

•   Registered a QB hit and two assisted tackles vs. NE (9/25)

•   Recorded two tackles, including a stop for a loss and a pass defensed at CIN (10/2)

•   Tallied a quarterback hit on Eagles QB Michael Vick vs. PHI (10/9), before leaving the game in the second half due to injury

•   Inactive due to an ankle injury at NYG (10/16), vs. WAS (10/30) and vs. NYJ (11/6)



Finished one of his best years as a pro, starting all 16 games and recording a career-best 76 tackles, including  16 for a loss and 5.5 sacks, en route to his first trip to the Pro Bowl

•  Started at nose tackle vs. MIA (9/12) and tallied seven tackles and a quarterback hit

•  At GB (9/19) started at nose tackle and recorded three solo tackles, a tackle for a loss and a quarterback hit

•  At NE (9/26) started at nose tackle and tallied four tackles, a sack, two quarterback hits, a tackle for a loss and a pass defensed

•  Vs. NYJ (10/3) made his fourth start of the season and registered five solo tackles and a tackle for a loss

•  Vs. JAC (10/10) had six tackles, including four solo, and a tackle for a loss

•  At BAL (10/24) tallied three solo tackles and a fumble recovery

•  Williams has been a force for the Bills defense all season and he had arguably his best performance of the year at KC (10/31) as he tallied nine tackles, two sacks, three tackles for a loss and three quarterback hits

•  Vs. CHI (11/7) had six tackles, including four solo, one tackle for a loss and one quarterback hit

•  Vs. DET (11/14) had four tackles, including three solo, and two tackles for a loss
•  At CIN (11/21) finished with three tackles and a QB hit
•  Vs. PIT (11/28) continued his career season tying a personal-best with 10 tackles, including eight solo, three tackles for a loss, including 2.0 sacks and three QB hits.  Has a new season-high with 5.0 sacks this year
•  At MIN (12/5) tallied four tackles and one tackle for a loss
•  Vs. CLE (12/12) had one tackle and a key fumble recovery which he returned 11 yards 
•  At MIA (12/19) tallied five solo tackles and two tackles for a loss
•  Vs. NE (12/26) finished with four tackles, including three solo

•  At NYJ (1/2) tallied two solo tackles


•    At NE (9/14): started at DT and tallied five tackles and one  QB hit … his pressure on Tom Brady led to an Aaron Schobel interception, which he returned for a touchdown. 

•    Vs. TB (9/20): started at DT and had one tackle, a tackle for a loss and three QB hits… for the second consecutive week his pressure on the QB led to an interception that was returned 76 yards for a touchdown by S Donte Whitner. 

•    Vs. CLE (10/11): led the team with a career-high 10 tackles, including seven solo, also registered a sack, three tackles for a loss and a QB hit. 

•    At NYJ (10/18): tallied three tackles and a tackle for a loss before leaving the game with an injury. 

•    At CAR (10/25): left the game after the first series with a knee injury.

•    Vs. HOU (11/1) and at TEN (11/15): inactive with an injury. 

•    At JAX (11/22): returned to the lineup and picked up right where he left off, tallying five tackles, including four solo, two tackles for a loss and one QB hit.

•    Vs. NYJ (12/3): finished with eight tackles, including four solo,  two sacks, a tackle for a loss, QB hit and a forced fumble. 

•    Vs. IND (1/3): tallied seven tackles, including five solo, also had four tackles for a loss, a sack and a QB hit.



•    Started all 16 games for a second straight season, and extended his start streak to 43 games

•    Contributed 50 tackles to finish fourth among bills defensive linemen

•    Posted season-high nine tackles at NE (11/9)

•    Had six tackles and one sack for a loss of ten yards at Jac. (9/14).

•    Forced a fumble vs. SF (11/30), first of his career.

•    Earned second sack of the year with a takedown of Matt Cassel vs. NE (12/28)…Matched season-high with nine tackles


•    Started all 16 games at right tackle for the first time in his career and appeared in each game for the second consecutive season

•    Notched a career-high 81 tackles, finishing second on the defensive line

•    Added 2.0 sacks, the first of his NFL career

•    Tied for third on team with seven tackles for loss

•    Vs. Dal. (10/8), posted his first career fumble recovery that was forced by DE Aaron Schobel

•    Recorded first career sack at NYJ (10/28) helping to stall a Jets drive, holding NYJ to a field goal

•    Finished with a season-high nine tackles vs. NE (11/18)

•    Posted eight tackles and shared a sack at Was. (12/2)

•    Shared a sack with fellow DT Larry Tripplett vs. Mia. (12/9) in the first quarter

•    Matched season-high with 9 tackles vs. NYG (12/23)


•    Made 78 tackles in 16 games played with 11 starts … tackle total ranked third among Bills rookies and ranked third on the team with four tackles for loss … known for his speed and hustle… considered a fifth-round steal after his preseason play

•    At NE (9/10), had five tackles, three solo while trading time with Tim Anderson at right tackle

•    vs. Min. (10/1), saw action in relief of RT Tim Anderson … helped shut down Vikings ground attack, limiting them to 63 yards …

•    Made his first career start at RT at Det. (10/15), tied for team-high in tackles with eight, six of them solo

•    vs. NE (10/22), had three solo tackles in his second career start

•    vs. GB (11/5), had seven tackles and four QB hits

•    at Ind. (11/12), had seven tackles and one QB pressure

•    vs. Mia. (12/17), had seven tackles including one for a five yard loss … also had one hit on the quarterback

•    vs. Ten. (12/24), had eight tackles, including three solo stops and two for a loss

•    at Bal. (12/31), matched season-high eight tackles


Started 33 of 46 games at defensive tackle… registered 176 tackles (75 solos) with 16.5 sacks (11th in school history) for 113 yards and 28 stops for losses of 138 yards…intercepted a pass, blocked a kick, caused a fumble and recovered two others for the Tigers. ... as a senior, played and started all 13 games on the defensive line…named First-Team All-America by and Second-Team All-America by the Walter Camp Foundation…named First-Team All-SEC by Associated Press and Second-Team All-SEC by SEC Coaches…recorded 61 tackles, 7.5 tackles for losses and 4.5 sacks for the Tigers… as a junior was named second-team All-Southeastern Conference selection by the Associated Press…started every game at right defensive tackle…finished fifth on the team with 57 tackles (21 solos)…had six sacks for 40 yards, 12 stops for losses of 52 yards and 12 quarterback pressures. … Majored in general studies.


Attended Ruston (La.) High School, playing football for head coach Tommy Reeder…rated as one of the nation’s top defensive line prospects…named Class 5A Louisiana Defensive MVP after recording 78 tackles, 17 for losses, seven sacks, six forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries and one interception as a senior… named the Louisiana Football Magazine Player of the Year for the state …also selected MVP of District 1-5A in 2001…played baseball and threw the shot put and discus on the track and field team…married in May of 2005 to the former Jill Myers and the couple has two daughters, Kate and Anna Claire, and a son, Harrison Reed.


Tackles: 10, twice, vs. Pit, 11/28/10 and vs. Cle, 10/11/09

Sacks: 2.0, six times, most recent vs. 11/17/13 vs. NYJ

Forced fumbles: 1, three times, most recent 11/17/13 vs. NYJ

Fumble recoveries: 1, four times, most recent 10/20/13 at MIA

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