--Now that Brett Favre(notes) has kinda/sorta announced that he is still thinking about playing (unless of course, he doesn't), and he might be motivated by an NFC Championship rematch against the New Orleans Saints (unless, of course, he isn't), there is still more good news for the Minnesota Vikings. The Minnesota Court of Appeals has rejected the NFL's petition to expedite the StarCaps case of defensive tackles Kevin and Pat Williams(notes), which virtually guarantees that the Williams Wall will be in uniform for the 2010 season.
The NFL was told that it has not demonstrated that the four-game suspensions for alleged use of the banned StarCaps diuretic should be given special priority, and the league really doesn't have a case here. Remember, this is the same NFL that knew the results of Brian Cushing's drug test in September, and let him play all season through the appeals process. If the Williamses are in need of a precedent (though it doesn't sound like they will be), they couldRead More »from Deep Posts: More good news for the Vikings