Watt: NFL Has Good Guys, Too
Fitzpatrick: Texans Don't Know Of Any Set Discipline For Player Arrests, Indictments
Vikings Ownership: "We Made A Mistake"
Vikings Bar Adrian Peterson From All Team Activities Following Public Pressure From Sponsors, FansAfter a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Minnesota Vikings have reversed course and placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner's permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges in Texas.
If You're Last, You're First; Texans Last In NFL In ArrestsThe NFL's worst week ever for off-field issues started with the release of the second Ray Rice video that left Commissioner Roger Goodell's competency and/or integrity in question. The week ended with the indictment and arrest of Adrian Peterson on child abuse charges. With so many issues swirling at once, there is a tendency to judge the entire league as criminals.
Nike Pulls Adrian Peterson Jerseys From Shelves In Twin CitiesGovernors, Senators and now major sports apparel brands are all chiming in with their thoughts on how the Minnesota Vikings are handling the Adrian Peterson child abuse case.
Sen. Al Franken Wants Adrian Peterson To Be Benched Earlier on Tuesday Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton asked the Vikings to not play Adrian Peterson while he goes through the legal process for child abuse charges in Montgomery County Texas. Shortly after that, Senator Al Franken released a statement asking for the Vikings to bench their star.
Minnesota Gov. Wants Vikings To Suspend Peterson Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton wants the Vikings to suspend running back Adrian Peterson after his indictment on alleged child abuse.
Vikings Knew Of 2013 Allegation Peterson Struck Another Son Before Reinstating HimThe Minnesota Vikings knew of the 2013 allegation that Adrian Peterson struck another son as a form of discipline when then organization decided to reinstate the All-Pro running back.
Adrian Peterson: "I Am Without A Doubt Not A Child Abuser"Adrian Peterson missed Sunday's Minnesota Vikings game after being deactivated because of an indictment on felony child injury charges.
Adrian Peterson To Appear In Court Wednesday Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will make his first court appearance Wednesday in Texas on a child abuse charge.
Vikings Say Peterson Likely To Play On SundayThe Minnesota Vikings have welcomed back running back Adrian Peterson to their team after the star player was indicted on Friday in Montgomery County Texas on felony injury to a child charges. Peterson turned himself in early Saturday and was released on $15,000 bond. He was deactivated from the Vikings roster for their 30-7 loss to the New England Patriots Sunday.
Barkley: 'Every Black Parent In The South' Whips Their KidsNBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley claims that black parents in the South “whip” their children.
Former Coach: Adrian Peterson's Dad Was 'A Firm Disciplinarian'Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson's booking on a child abuse charge Saturday has created another crisis for the embattled NFL, already derided for not responding strongly enough to acts of domestic violence by its players.
UPDATED: EXCLUSIVE Details On Adrian Peterson Indictment ChargesAccording to law-enforcement sources, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson beat his 4-year-old son with a tree branch as a form of punishment this summer, an incident that allegedly resulted in multiple injuries to the child. According to reports, Peterson has been indicted in Montgomery County, Texas for injury to a child.