Breaking Down Mario Williams’ Streaky Career as a Sack Specialist

July 12, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When the Buffalo Bills signed defensive end Mario Williams to a six-year, $96 million contract last offseason, they were hoping they'd found an edge presence to put consistent pressure on opposing quarterbacks.
What they got, however, was anything but consistent.
There are two questions at hand, though: Is this par for the course for Super Mario, and with stud pass-rushers?
The former Pro Bowler endured three stretches of two games or more in which he did not record a sack. Five of his 10.5 sacks (47.6 percent) were logged in two games against the Indianapolis Colts and Arizona Cardinals, which isn't saying much since those two teams gave up a ridiculous amount of pressure on their quarterbacks.
First, here is a look at Williams' up-and-down career.
With Williams, we see a history of him running hot and cold, with streaks of big games followed by frustrating droughts. 
Can you imagine if Williams was, for 16 games a season, what he was from Week 11 of...

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