Suspensions of five NFL players blocked by JudgeThe suspensions handed down to five NFL players (Pat Williams and Kevin Williams of the Minnesota Vikings and Deuce McAllister, Charles Grant and Will Smith of the New Orleans Saints) for violating the league’s anti-doping policy was blocked, at least temporarily, by a federal judge.

U.S. District Court Judge Paul Magnuson said that he required more time for ruling on the case involving the five NFL players.

Magnuson wrote in his ruling that the case issues are complex and contentious and it is not possible in the two days that remain before the players at issue are next scheduled to take the field.