Williamses vs. NFL resumes

Williamses vs. NFL resumes

There are 2 comments on the TwinCities.com story from Nov 16, 2010, titled Williamses vs. NFL resumes. In it, TwinCities.com reports that:

Vikings defensive tackles Kevin Williams and Pat Williams today will ask the Minnesota Court of Appeals to permanently block the NFL from suspending them four games because the league violated state drug-testing laws when it tried to punish them in 2008.

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Wausau, WI

#1 Nov 17, 2010
I find this entire issue strange. I agree with the players in that if the stuff was not listed on the package how can they be repremanted, but I can not agree with them using a state law to overtake the NFL player rules that they signed up to play with. I can see if they win, there will be more issues with players down the line using more lienient state laws to skirt the rules that other players in tougher states will not be able to.

Blue Bell, PA

#2 Nov 17, 2010
Not only was it not listed on the package, but the NFL knew this information and never passed it on to the teams/players.

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