Bills place Chris Williams on injured reserve, Kenny Ladler promoted

The Buffalo Bills placed offensive guard Chris Williams on injured reserve with a back injury, ending his season.

Williams is a former Chicago Bears first-round draft pick.

He was starting for the Bills prior to getting hurt.

The Bills signed Williams to a four-year, $13.5 million contract in March.

The Bills replaced him on the roster by promoting safety Kenny Ladler from the practice squad.

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Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.