Buccaneers sign Mike Williams to five-year, $40.25 million deal

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers hammered out a five-year, $40.25 million contract extension with wide receiver Mike Williams.

He's now under contract for the next six seasons.

The deal was struck overnight after a final late night negotiating session.

In three NFL seasons, the former Syracuse standout has caught 193 passes for 2,731 yards and 23 touchdowns.

Williams caught 63 passes for 996 yards and nine touchdowns.

Big and strong at 6-foot-2, 212 pounds, Williams is a complete wide receiver who runs all routes well and is a dangerous runner after the catch.

The 26-year-old is now a Buccaneer long-term, a deal that looks like a win-win for both sides.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

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.

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