Former NFL star Mike Williams has died aged 36: The former Chiefs wide receiver – who earned $12million during his career – ‘suffered fatal injuries in an accident while working on A construction site “
- Mike Williams played wide receiver in the NFL for the Chiefs, Bills and Buccaneers.
- He earned $11.8 million during his career, but was recently working on a construction site
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Former NFL wide receiver Mike Williams has died aged 36 from injuries he sustained in an accident at a construction site, we have learned.
The Syracuse college star, who played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Buffalo Bills and Kansas City Chiefs for five years in the NFL, retired from football in 2016.
He earned a total of $11,848,250 during his time in the NFL, mostly with the Chiefs, who drafted him in the fourth round in 2010 and signed him to a four-year contract.
It has been reported that Williams has been working on a construction site for the past few weeks, where he was involved in a fatal accident.
His death was first reported by Buffalo Bills reporter Jon Scott, who confirmed the news with multiple sources.
Former NFL wide receiver Mike Williams is believed to have died aged just 36.
Williams, pictured at the 2014 Hall of Fame game, “was working at a construction site”.
Williams earned a total of $11.8 million during his five-year NFL career before ending his career in 2016.
Williams shakes hands with Bills owner Terry Pegula (right) before a game against the Vikings
Williams had a catch at Soldier Field while playing against the Bears in September 2014.