Posts Tagged ‘Pat Williams’

Judge holds decision on StarCaps suspensions

A Minnesota judge issued a 44-page ruling Thursday on the case involving the suspensions of Vikings DTs Pat and Kevin Williams but ultimately didn’t decide whether or not their suspensions can be upheld.

Vikings will give Favre time, want Taylor back

Vikings vice president of player personnel Rick Spielman said Saturday the team will give Brett Favre time to make a decision on whether to return, and that the team intends to sign free agent RB Chester Taylor.

DT Pat Williams, TE Shiancoe active for Vikings

Vikings DT Pat Williams (elbow) and TE Visanthe Shiancoe (thigh) are active for Sunday’s game against the Giants in a key matchup.

Vikings’ Pat Williams, Bears’ Hester inactive

The Vikings will be without a key component of their fourth-ranked run defense Monday night, as DT Pat Williams was deactivated prior to the game against the Bears. Bears WR Devin Hester will miss his third straight game due to a lingering calf injury.

Bears’ Hester, Vikings’ P. Williams questionable

The Bears hope to have WR/return man Devin Hester back for Monday night’s game against the Vikings.

Week 14 injuries: DeAngelo returns; many Vikes hurt

Teams have released their Week 14 practice participation reports for Wednesday. Here’s a look at some of the notable developments.

League could still enforce suspensions of Smith, Grant

The NFL announced Tuesday it will defer any suspension Saints DE’s Will Smith and Charles Grant for testing positive for a banned diuretic, despite a court ruling last week that cleared the path for the league to follow through with the discipline.

Saints await announcement about Smith, Grant

The NFL has yet to make an announcement regarding the ability of Saints ends Will Smith and Charles Grant to play next week, but for now the team is proceeding as if they can.

Ruling on Vikes’ Williamses may affect Saints players

The 8th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals made a ruling today that could allow Vikings players Pat and Kevin Williams to play while continuing their legal battle in state court against NFL-issued suspensions. The NFL has yet to publicly determine its course of action as it relates to the ruling.

Status of StarCaps players still uncertain for Week 1

Several notable NFL players facing possible suspensions from the Starcaps case still are awaiting word from the courts and the league as to their status for Week 1.

Another ruling in the Kevin and Pat Williams case

The state court in Minnesota took another action Wednesday regarding the contended suspensions of the Minnesota Vikings star defensive tackles, halting the process there likely until after the season. But a federal court could still intervene and uphold the four-game suspensions.

Vikings DTs keep focus on football

The Williams Wall — Vikings DTs Pat Williams and Kevin Williams — is still waiting for closure on a pending four-game suspension from the league. But instead of dwelling on “what if,” the pair is focused on getting ready for the 2009 NFL season.

What I’m working on today

The Mike Vick watch continues, as does the Brett Favre one, plus draft picks are signing, and Kevin Williams and Pat Williams have another court hearing.

Williamses should serve their drug suspensions

For the greater good, it’s time for Kevin Williams and Pat Williams to end their bid to avoid four-game suspensions from the NFL.

What I’m working on for Total Access tonight

Spanning around the league on Thursday afternoon.

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