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Vikes add Kevin Williams, waive Awasom

After a two-game suspension, the Vikings today activated Pro Bowl tackle Kevin Williams. To make room, the Vikes waived defensive end Adrian Awasom.
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After a two-game suspension, the Vikings today activated Pro Bowl tackle Kevin Williams. To make room, the Vikes waived defensive end Adrian Awasom.

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Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams has finished serving his two-game suspension and is ready to help his team start winning. However, the All-Pro won't be getting paid over the next two weeks. It's part of his punishment from the Starcaps case.

Williams won't let injury keep him on the sideline

Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams is battling plantar fasciitis in his left foot, but the All-Pro won't let that keep him on the sideline when he returns from his two-game StarCaps suspension on Sunday. Williams says he's ready to play after yelling at the TV during the first two games.

Kevin Williams is ready to win

Kevin Williams was forced to sit at home and watch the Vikings give the first to games away. He said the Vikings can't afford to let that happen again, and that they "need to get it going this week" against Detroit.

Williams wants Frazier to name names

Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams didn't like it when Leslie Frazier said the defensive line wasn't as physical as the Bears were last Sunday. Williams said if Frazier's going to call somebody out, he should call out who he's talking about rather than the entire group.

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Kevin Williams admits that nine years in the NFL is a long time, but he doesn't want be called "old." At 31 years old, Williams is the longest tenured player on the Vikings' roster. With time comes leadership, and Williams is ready to help the younger players, who like him, are "just itching" to "get some wins."

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