Mario Williams inactive for Bills

Buffalo defensive end Mario Williams will not play in the Bills’

preseason game Friday against the Minnesota Vikings.

Williams complained of soreness after practice Wednesday and

joins receivers TJ Graham (groin) and Stevie Johnson (left

hamstring) on the sideline. Also not in uniform are corner backs

Leodis McKelvin, Justin Rogers and Crezdon Butler, as well as

defensive end Kourtnei Brown and offensive lineman Keith


The Vikings are missing fullback Jerome Felton, who underwent an

emergency appendectomy Wednesday and did not travel with the team.

Defensive tackle Christian Ballard and corner back Jacob Lacey are

also not in uniform.