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Re: Minnesota's Rush D amongst the worst now?

Postby FFslacker » Wed Dec 03, 2008 8:00 pm

Vikings DTs Pat and Kevin Williams have reportedly been granted a temporary restraining order against the NFL from a judge that may allow their four-game suspensions to be delayed.
The judge called this one of the most difficult rulings he's ever made, and reinstated the Williamses to practice only because "he's not familiar with the situation" between them and the league. The NFL asked for an immediate hearing, but the judge refused because he's tied up until December 10. That means the Williamses have a very good chance to play on December 4 against Detroit. Stay tuned, but this is bad news for Kevin Smith's matchup. Dec. 3 - 7:42 pm et
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Re: Minnesota's Rush D amongst the worst now?

Postby Matthias » Wed Dec 03, 2008 8:00 pm

That's pretty shocking. To get a Temporary Restraining Order, you have to show that if you don't get your TRO you're likely to suffer immediate, irreparable injury. All the NFL should have to file in response is the Lions' lineup.

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