He was released in June 2009 ... long before the rules would have applied. And do you know that Western went through the effort to he him cleared BEFORE the season, not after.

If you don't know the circumstances then don't use an example. These threads are littered with your examples of players who met the rules, but you use them as if they mattered in this case. In fact every example you have given has proved the opposite.

With that you are consistent