Ruling in drug case could clear Williamses to play for Vikings
By Steve Karnowski, Associated Press Writer
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Court of Appeals has rejected the NFL's request to expedite its handling of the case of Minnesota Vikings Kevin Williams and Pat Williams, which means the defensive tackles may get to play the entire upcoming season.
The players are fighting a closely watched legal battle that so far has blocked the NFL from suspending them for four games apiece for testing positive for a banned diuretic in 2008.
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