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Mike Williams stabbed in thigh, released from hospital

More trouble for Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Williams.

A spokeswoman for the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office told NFL Media that Williams was stabbed in the left thigh with a kitchen knife at his residence in Tampa on Sunday afternoon. Eric Baylor, Williams' brother, was accused of the stabbing, and has turned himself in Sunday on charges of aggravated battery/domestic violence, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office added.

A spokesperson for St. Joseph's Hospital in Tampa told NFL Media that Williams has been discharged from their care, but had no further information.

The Bucs released a statement on the matter:

"We are aware of the situation that occurred at the residence of Mike Williams and are working with him and the authorities to get additional information," the statement read. "While we have limited knowledge at this time, our primary concern is for the safety and well being of all involved. We will refrain from further comment until we can get a better understanding of the situation."

This becomes the latest troubling incident to involve the talented wide receiver, who signed a six-year, $40 million extension with the Bucs last year.

The prior Bucs regime voiced concerns about Williams' behavior while he recovered from a torn hamstring that cost him 10 games last season. In February, Williams pleaded not guilty to trespassing and criminal mischief charges related to an arrest in December.

New Bucs coach Lovie Smith said Williams has exhibited a "disturbing" pattern of behavior, leading to speculation the wideout could be cut.

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