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Docs recommend delay of Williams' NFL reinstatement

Updated: May 12, 2007, 12:32 AM ET
By Chris Mortensen | ESPN.com

Miami Dolphins running back Ricky Williams tested positive for marijuana in April and will not be allowed to apply for reinstatement to the NFL until September, sources said.

Williams was suspended last year for violating the substance abuse policy and was eligible to be reinstated this month, but the league's medical advisers who oversee Williams' personal rehabilitation program recently notified commissioner Roger Goodell of the positive test, sources said.

Williams, through ...

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