The brothers' story was that the stabbing was accidental, occuring during a wrestling match between the two. But police are doubting the account, and Baylor, 23, faces a felony charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon/domestic violence. He was held overnight with no bond after turning himself in late Monday night.
Williams has been treated and released from St. Joseph's Hospital with what is believed to be a relatively minor laceration.
Accordng to Fox 13 TV, witness accounts suggest that the brothers' story of what happened might not have been true.
"His account is that they were horsing around in the kitchen and he fell on the knife that his brother was holding," said Cristal Bermudez Nunez, a spokesperson for the sheriff's office, adding there are as many as nine witnesses who have different accounts. "They expained that ... Williams and Baylor were arguing, and that is what led up to the stabbing."
Williams' standing with the Buccaneers is unknown. He currently faces trespassing and criminal mischief charges for an incident last year and has had multiple domestic problems. New head coach Lovie Smith, who will speak on Wednesday at the NFL owners' meetings, has said previously that he is disappointed with Williams' repeated pattern of behavior in the past.
Williams signed a six-year, $40 million deal prior to last season.
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