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Well heeled: Ricky Williams gets clean bill of health

TORONTO -- Ricky Williams needed a little good news in his stint with the Toronto Argonauts of the CFL.

Williams, the Miami Dolphins running back who is playing with the Argos this season while he sits out a one-year suspension from the NFL, left Saturday's 23-16 win over the Calgary Stampeders with an apparent heel injury.

According to the Canadian Press, the team was concerned that he had re-aggravated an Achilles tendon injury stemming from a freak accident this past summer, in which a locker room door hit him in the heel.

The Argonauts said on Monday, however, that tests showed no damage to the Achilles. Williams was expected to return to the practice field on Tuesday as the Argos prepare for an Oct. 9 game against the Edmonton Eskimos.

"He came out of Saturday's game for precautionary reasons but he didn't want to," Argos spokesperson Beth Waldman told the Canadian Press. "He believes he will play next game."

Williams was playing in his second game since returning from a broken arm earlier in the season. Williams was suspended for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy and is expected to return to the Dolphins in 2007.

Williams scored on a 9-yard touchdown run before the accident happened.