Mike Williams, Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR, stabbed in leg, report says

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Williams (19) Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Williams (19) catches a pass before a game against the Carolina Panthers on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, in Tampa, Fla. Photo Credit: AP / Chris O'Meara

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TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Times is reporting Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Williams was stabbed in the thigh at his home and an arrest warrant has been issued for his brother.

The newspaper reported Williams was treated for a relatively minor laceration at St. Joseph's Hospital and released.

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According to the Times, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office issued an arrest warrant Sunday night for 23-year-old Eric Baylor on a charge of aggravated battery/domestic violence after deputies were called to Williams' home in the Avila community north of Tampa.

The Buccaneers released a statement saying team officials were aware of the situation and were working with Williams and the authorities to get additional information.

Williams signed a $40 million, six-year deal with the team last year. He caught 22 passes for 216 yards last season.

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