Vikings Defensive Tackles Look To Play Week One

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Published: July 10, 2009

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... success is due in large part to their big defensive tackles, Pat Williams and Kevin Williams. These two massive purple people eaters weigh in at a combined 628 pounds of man-tackling flesh.

In December, the NFL had intentions of suspending both of these men and three other players on the New Orleans Saints. The reason for the suspension was because they violated the leagues banned substance policy.

The substance they were taking, called StarCaps, contained a banned diuretic that contains a substance called bumetanide. Bumetanide, can be used as a masking agent for steroids and has been found in StarCaps, though it is not on the label. Pat and Kevin were able to avoid their four-game suspension last December when a federal judge issued an injunction to block the suspension.



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