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Bills-Giants Mike Williams trade "not going to happen," per report

If the Bills do end up finding a trade partner for receiver Mike Williams, it probably won't end up being the New York Giants, according to a report.

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

On Tuesday, the New York Daily News reported that the New York Giants had "some interest" in pursuing a trade for Buffalo Bills wide receiver Mike Williams, whose agent demanded a trade on Monday after Williams was inactive for Sunday's Bills loss to New England.

The Giants may still pursue Williams via trade, but according to a report, the Giants are unwilling to part with a draft pick for Williams. In fact, the report goes on to predict that Williams "will not be coming to the Giants in a midseason trade" to help in replacing injured starter Victor Cruz.

Many Bills fans would be just fine with a player-for-player trade between the Bills and Giants, with help for the offensive line being the most-cited option that would help both teams. Still, player-for-player trades are rare in the NFL, particularly during the season. By all accounts, the Bills' odds of moving Williams - to the Giants, or to anyone - are long, and they are not actively pursuing that end, at any rate.

The Bills will be back on the practice field this afternoon as the team begins preparations for this Sunday's home game against the Minnesota Vikings, where Williams will work toward getting back on the field.