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Buffalo Bills rookie Jonathan Williams arrested

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NFL head coaches and general managers hate the offseason, because it gives their players extra time on their times. Extra time that is sometimes used stupidly by said players.

That fate has befallen the Buffalo Bills, who may have to do without one of their rookies, who was arrested earlier this week.

According to a report from Austin Knoblauch of, Bills running back Jonathan Williams was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.


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According to a police record, was arrested in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Fayetteville police say an officer pulled over the running back on Thursday morning after seeing his vehicle weaving over the road

Williams apparently told the officer that he had one beer but he refused to take a blood-alcohol test, citing previous advice from his agent.

Williams was booked in a Washington County jail and released two hours later. 

The Bills released a statement on the arrest earlier today:

“We are aware of the report and are in the process of gathering information. We have notified the league office of the report under the rules of the NFL Personal Conduct Policy.”

Williams rushed for 2,321 career yards as a standout at Arkansas and was selected in the fifth round of the 2016 NFL Draft by the Bills. He starts the season behind LeSean McCoy and Karlos Williams on the depth chart.

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