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Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Report: D.J. Williams won't dish commish

By Bill Williamson

Getting under the skin of the man who is in control of your career may not be the smartest of ideas.

But that’s what D.J. Williams has done.

According to USA Today, there is a sign outside of a Miami restaurant, that says NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is not welcome at the establishment. The restaurant is partly owned by Williams, a Denver Broncos linebacker, and New Orleans linebacker Jonathan Vilma. The former University of Miami teammates are both facing suspensions from Goodell. Williams will be for the first six games of the season for using a banned substance. Vilma is fighting a season-long suspension stemming from the Saints’ bounty scandal.

Williams, though, could face more trouble. He was recently convicted of his second alcohol-related driving case. Goodell could further suspended Williams for that case.

Did Williams have anything to do with the dig at Goodell? Will it even bother Goodell? These are unknown questions. But if I were Williams, I would keep my distance from Goodell and certainly not poke at him.

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