Kevin Williams ready to play for free

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.
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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.

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