Head of union admits return in '04 unlikely
DEARBORN, Mich. -- If he had his druthers, NFL Players Association executive director Gene Upshaw would have Ricky Williams back in the league this year, even though he conceded here Wednesday the erstwhile running back probably won't be back in 2004.
"Do we support him in his effort to come back?" said Upshaw, after meeting with a select group of owners about negotiations toward an extension of the collective bargaining agreement. "We have to support him. And we think he should be back. ...
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