Bills DT Kyle Williams Takes $1.75M Pay Cut

Mike Rodak of ESPN reports that Bills DT Kyle Williams appears to have agreed to a pay cut of $1.75 million, as his 2016 base salary was lowered from $6 million to $4.25 million.

  • According to Rodak, Williams’ cap number dropped from $8 million to $6.25 million, while the Bills’ cap space has increased from $5.82 million to $7.57 million.

The Bills have been in a tough cap situation, which is why the elected to rework K Dan Carpenter‘s contract on Tuesday for some cap relief.

Williams sustained a PCL injury last year and wound up finishing out the year on the injured reserve list.

Williams, 32, is in the second year of his three-year, $22.95 million contract and stands to make base salaries of $7 million (2016) and $10.5 million (2017) over the remainder of the contract.

In 2015, Williams recorded 14 tackles and a sack for the Bills’ defense over the course of six games. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 30 defensive tackle out of 67 qualifying players.


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