Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Williams was arrested early Friday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence. Reports state that Williams had a blood alcohol level below Florida's legal limit, but was administered a urine test, generally being required when substance abuse other than alcohol is suspected. Williams failed a field sobriety test after being pulled over for swerving and driving over the speed limit.
His status for Sunday's game is in question, nobody seems to have any solid information on the subject. Williams has been released on a $500 bail, and two reports have surfaced regarding his status for Sunday. One report says he will play, as per a Bucs official, whereas another says he likely will not. Either way, he's been charged and released, while his toxicology report will take some time to process, it's now in the hands of the Buccaneers and perhaps the league office.
Williams has been a pleasant surprise for Tampa Bay this year, the rookie receiver has caught forty passes for 627 yards with five touchdowns, he's the team's leading receiver, over both second round pick Arrelious Benn and pro bowl tight end Kellen Winslow.
The San Francisco 49ers host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, November 21st.