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Mike Williams, an NFL receiver, passes away two weeks after suffering injuries in a construction accident.

Mike Williams, a former NFL receiver who was placed on a ventilator after being hurt in a construction accident two weeks prior, passed away on Tuesday, according to his representative. It was 1936 for him.

FILE- -Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Williams (19) celebrates after catching a touchdown pass from quarterback Mike Glennon during the first quarter of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, in Tampa, Fla. Former NFL receiver Mike Williams, who was injured in a construction accident two weeks ago and later put on a ventilator, died Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2023, his agent said. He was 36. Williams, who played for the Buccaneers and Buffalo Bills from 2010-14, died at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa, agent Hadley Engelhard said. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco, File)

Williams, a 2010–14 player for the Buffalo Bills and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa, according to agent Hadley Engelhard.

Williams was taken off life support on Thursday after suffering injuries at a construction site in Hillsborough County, which includes Tampa, according to a story from the Tampa Bay Times. Williams was partially paralyzed in the accident, according to the mother of his 8-year-old daughter, who was mentioned in the newspaper.

The Bucs expressed their sadness at Mike Williams’ sudden passing, saying, “His former teammates, fans, and our organization are left with very heavy heart in a declaration. “His family and loved ones are in our thoughts and prayers as they cope with this tragic loss.”

Williams was a fourth-round draft pick of the Bucs in 2010 following a standout college career at Syracuse. He had 65 receptions for 964 yards and 11 touchdowns as a rookie and started 52 of the 54 games he appeared in over four seasons with Tampa Bay.

The native of Buffalo was traded to his hometown team in 2014. He played nine games, finishing with eight catches for 142 yards and one TD in his lone season with the Bills.

Williams was last on an NFL roster during a portion of the 2016 offseason with the Kansas City Chiefs. He ended his career with 223 receptions for 3,089 yards and 26 TDs in 63 games.

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