Ricky Williams fails drug test

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  1. R_T26

    R_T26 Banned

    http://www.finheaven.com/news/3027/


    WSVN in Miami, citing "a television station in Denver", is reporting that Dolphins running back Ricky Williams has failed another drug test.

    If true, Williams faces a one year suspension from the NFL. The Denver station is describing their source as "rock solid".

    The Dolphins have no comment at this time.
     
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  2. BelichickFan

    BelichickFan B.O. = Fugazi PatsFans.com Supporter

    #12 Jersey

    That's actually kind of a shame after he did OK last year. Oh well . . .
     
  3. fgssand

    fgssand PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

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    I wonder if his salary counts against the cap now?
     
  4. drew4008

    drew4008 In the Starting Line-Up

    Say it ain't so... my God.

    Ricky, PUT DOWN THE JOINT!
     
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  5. scout

    scout Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

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    Wow, kind of too bad for him, does he get to keep the money?
    So much for the Dolphins plans of a possible trade with the Vikes or anyone else for Ricky.
     
  6. Pats Fanatic

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    That is just unbelievable.
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  7. NEPatriot

    NEPatriot Banned

    Curious. Didn't Ricky come back due to his quitting caused the Phins to demand repayment of the contract? I wonder what happens now? If he's not forced to repay the contract, could he have failed on purpose?
     
  8. JR4

    JR4 In the Starting Line-up PatsFans.com Supporter

    Maybe.
    Maybe he knew he was about to be traded to a team he didn't want to go to,
    so he smoked his way out of it. :confused:
     
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  9. flutie2phelan

    flutie2phelan Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    Now there is one man ... who truly doesn't care about the money.

    Have a happy life, Ricky!
     
  10. Feep_FLA

    Feep_FLA Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    Ricky, Ricky, Ricky

    Can't say no to the "ganja", mon! :rocker:
     
  11. JoeSixPat

    JoeSixPat Pro Bowl Player

    The NFL and society are very clear about their rules - only taxable drugs like alcohol, toboacco and those manufactured by drug companies are morally and legally acceptable.

    Anything you can grow yourself without having the government tax it is strictly a no-no.

    Shame on you Ricky - you were warned.
     
  12. Patriot Missile

    Patriot Missile Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    Atleast Ronnie Brown becomes a legitimate back for those Fantasy Owners out there.
     
  13. broadwayjoe

    broadwayjoe In the Starting Line-Up

    Yeah thats really sad I hate to hear this some people are
    given so many chances and just don't care.
     
  14. maverick4

    maverick4 Banned

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    Sucks for Ricky. Sucks for Saban because he can't trade Ricky and get value anymore. But... this ends up being good for us.

    I thought Saban was smart to bring Ricky back, showcase him, and (I assume) try to trade him for some picks or players in the off-season. Now that Ricky screwed it all up, it will take just a little longer for Saban to build a strong team.

    Ricky's value has also plummeted, which may make him a nice cheap pickup if a team wants him.

    .
     
  15. Willie55

    Willie55 In the Starting Line-Up

    He didn't care about the money until he had to pay it back.
     
  16. BelichickFan

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    Except that he'll be suspended for at least a year.
     
  17. Seymour93

    Seymour93 Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    And because of that, he goes down as a martyr in my book!

    RICKY WILLIAMS - LEGEND
     
  18. mykl

    mykl On the Roster

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    Does this mean the Dolphins will be looking to pick up another back in the draft? Of course mock drafts are meaningless, but this just screwed a lot of them up!
     
  19. hwc

    hwc In the Starting Line-Up

    I can't believe all the statements of sympathy I'm hearing. Get a grip Pats fans. This is a division rival we're talking about. Ricky Williams flunking another drug test? Are you kidding me? That's great news!
     
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