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WR Mike Williams gave Bucs results of urine test after DUI charge

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November

TAMPA – Rookie receiver Mike Williams, charged early Friday morning with driving under the influence, gave the Bucs organization the results of a urine test taken with an independent agency Friday morning to help prove his innocence.

Williams, who was charged after failing a field sobriety test with a blood-alcohol level below the legal limit of 0.08, voluntarily took a urine test with law enforcement officials, and Bucs coach Raheem Morris said Monday that he also went through an independent agency in order to show the team the results by Friday morning.

"We're very pleased with the results that we got," Morris said. "We're confident that he's completely clean, and we'll let our law enforcement do their due process."

Morris added that the test was for a number of substances, including those banned by the NFL, and the organization will fine Williams for the incident. Offensive coordinator Greg Olson spoke with Williams and expressed disappointment in his behavior, but not in his reaction.

"More than anything, he was very remorseful, which is a good sign. He wasn't full of excuses, and that's a good sign," Olson said. "I think it's obviously unfortunate that it happened. We're certainly disappointed that he would be out that late knowing that we had a big game and practice, and as late in the week as it was. So we were disappointed in his actions there."

-- Adam Berry, Times staff writer

[Last modified: Monday, November 22, 2010 5:55pm]

    

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