Sunday, September 23, 2012

Williams expects Weeden to try to get ball out quick


The Cleveland Browns' 28-year-old rookie quarterback Brandon Weeden had a rough start to his NFL career, tossing four interceptions and no touchdowns in a season-opening loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.

Weeden, however, bounced back in Week 2, completing over 70 percent of his passes en route to a two-touchdown, no-interception showing against the Cincinnati Bengals.

Bills defensive end Mario Williams thinks the key to bringing out the worst of Weeden is not only pressure, but making sure the football doesn't make it past the line when Weeden does get it out of his hand.

"... [They're doing] three-to-five step drops and get the ball out so we have to get to them as quick as we can," Williams told the media this week, according to the team's media site. "We are expecting for him to get the ball out fast for that simple reason.

"It is one of those things where we need to disrupt him, knock balls down, hit him and get after him."

The Bills' defense didn't record a sack Week 1 against the New York Jets but took down Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel five times in Week 2. Williams, the Bills' $100 million man, is still without a sack of his own.

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