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New York Giants exploring Mike Williams trade, per report

Trading Mike Williams will be an exceedingly difficult task for the Bills, but hey - there is, at least, one other NFL team out there willing to talk about it.

Jason Miller

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Mike Williams requested a trade on Monday, and there is at least one team out there that is interested.

Per Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News, the New York Giants have "some interest" in pursuing a trade for Williams - likely because they just lost their top wideout, Victor Cruz, for the remainder of the 2014 season with a knee injury.

"The details make the possibility seem like a longshot, but given how shorthanded their receiving corps is with Cruz out for the season, a team source said they will likely at least explore it," Vacchiano writes.

It probably won't amount to much. Any team trading for Williams would not only be trading something of value to Buffalo (who acquired Williams for a sixth-round pick this past spring), but would also be taking on the remainder of the six-year, $40.25 million contract that Williams signed with Tampa Bay in July of 2013. The contract alone makes it exceedingly unlikely that Williams can be moved; the Giants already have plans to move forward with Rueben Randle, Odell Beckham, and Preston Parker atop their receiver depth chart.

Still, "some" interest is better than none, right?