League not expected to act immediately
The long-awaited missive from erstwhile tailback Ricky Williams, officially seeking reinstatement to the league, arrived Monday at NFL offices.
But no one, not even Williams and his attorneys, expects the NFL to act on the request anytime soon.
In fact, league sources said that Williams has all but abandoned any hope of playing again in 2004, a pursuit that likely would have been futile anyway because of his repeat violations of the NFL substance abuse policy. ...
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