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Kevin Williams

Kevin Williams - #93 - DT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 311 lbs.
Birthday 08/16/1980
Birthplace Arkadelphia, AR
College Oklahoma State
Years played 11
Drafted 2003, 1st round, 9th pick by Vikings


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Vikings-Cowboys matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
Here's a look at another key matchup in Sunday's Vikings-Cowboys game:

Report: Vikings DTs likely to avoid suspension this year

Posted June 23, 2010 @ 9:34 p.m. ET
Vikings DTs Kevin Williams and Pat Williams have a much better chance of being able to play the entire 2010 season without being suspended, after the Minnesota Court of Appeals on Wednesday denied the NFL's request for an expedited ...

Vikings might have Williamses for 16 games after all

Posted May 21, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
Although nothing is final yet, it's becoming more likely that Vikings DTs Kevin Williams and Pat Williams will be free from being suspended for the season's first four games after a failed drug test from 2008 that has ...

Judge rules Vikings' Williamses can't be suspended

Posted May 21, 2010 @ 11:59 a.m. ET

NFL wants Supreme Court to reverse StarCaps ruling

Posted May 13, 2010 @ 3:49 p.m. ET
The NFL has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that allowed Vikings DTs Kevin Williams and Pat Williams to sue the league and challenge their four-game suspensions for violating the NFL’s anti-drug policy.

Judge rules against Williams Wall in StarCaps case

Posted May 06, 2010 @ 1:39 p.m. ET
A Minnesota judge ruled Thursday that the NFL can suspend Vikings DTs Kevin Williams and Pat Williams four games apiece to start the season for violating the league’s anti-doping policy.

Judge: Williams Wall can sue NFL over drug testing

Posted Feb. 18, 2010 @ 12:30 p.m. ET
A Minnesota judge ruled that Vikings DTs Kevin and Pat Williams can sue the NFL for allegedly violating elements of state drug-testing laws when it suspended the players.

Report: Pat Williams to play in 2010

Posted Feb. 17, 2010 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
Angelo Wright, the agent for Vikings NT Pat Williams, reportedly told the St. Paul Pioneer Press that Williams plans to play in 2010.


Posted Sept. 02, 2011
Williams has been suspended for the first two games of the regular season for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances, ending a three-year court fight.||||||| The league announced the suspension on Friday, nine days before the Vikings open the season at San Diego on Sept. 11. Williams was initially suspended for four games before the court struggle ensued, but the league reduced that suspension and fined Williams an additional two game checks.
Posted Aug. 29, 2011
Williams returned to practice Monday and says he will likely have to deal with pain in his left foot all season.||||||| Williams saw a specialist last week for plantar fasciitis and did not play in the preseason game against Dallas on Saturday night. He will almost assuredly sit out the preseason finale against Houston on Thursday night to rest up for the season opener at San Diego on Sept. 11.
Posted Aug. 22, 2011
Williams has a foot injury, and the team wants him to see a specialist.||||||| Williams didn't practice Monday and wore a protective sleeve on his right leg. He said he was just resting. But head coach Leslie Frazier said Williams has had trouble pushing off his foot, which has bothered him for the last few weeks.
Posted July 31, 2011
Williams says he has not heard from the NFL about a possible suspension stemming from a weight loss supplement he took three years ago.||||||| Williams and former teammate Pat Williams had been embroiled in a long court fight over their positive tests for the banned diuretic bumetanide in 2008. They argued that the supplement StarCaps did not include the ingredient on its label.
Posted Feb. 08, 2011
The Minnesota Appeals Court says it won't permanently block the NFL from suspending Minnesota Vikings defensive tackles Williams and Pat Williams.||||||| The players have long fought their four-game suspensions for violating the NFL's anti-doping policy. They tested positive for the banned diuretic bumetanide in 2008.