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Loophole leads Vikes' case to Congress

The drug claim against Minnesota's Kevin and Pat Williams finds its way to Washington.

Originally Published: November 3, 2009
By T.J. Quinn | ESPN

WASHINGTON -- Kevin and Pat Williams, who weigh a combined 628 pounds, are paid to push their big bodies through small spaces to cause maximum disruption. They do it well.

But since these two Minnesota Vikings defensive linemen tested positive for a banned drug -- a diuretic called bumetanide, which they say was in a a legal diet supplement called StarCaps -- last year, they have caused a disruption like few players have ever managed. Their lawsuit against the NFL over their positive ...

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