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Peterson speaks out, doesn't want to be compared to Ray Rice

Outside of the random social media post, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been somewhat quiet since the entire child abuse scandal broke during the summer. And for good reason. Peterson has been on the receiving end of a storm of negativity from the media. He has also been dealing with the legalities that come with being charged with child abuse. That changed...
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Adrian Peterson: I won’t ever use a switch again

Adrian Peterson says he has learned his lesson and will never use a switch again to discipline one of his children. The Minnesota Vikings running back pleaded no contest to one count of misdemeanor reckless assault committed against one of his sons in a widely publicized case. Peterson has been placed on the commissioner’s exempt...Read More
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Report: NFLPA files an appeal on behalf of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson

If you thought that Roger Goodell’s ruling on Adrian Peterson would seal the deal on his suspension, you thought wrong. Earlier this week Peterson was suspended for the remainder of the 2014 season, but the wheel just keeps on spinning. According to a report by Sports Illustrated, the NFLPA has filed a petition on behalf of Peterson, contesting his “unlawful” suspension: The...
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NFLPA appeals Adrian Peterson suspension as 'unlawful'

  The NFL players’ union on Thursday appealed the league’s suspension of Adrian Peterson and demanded an independent, neutral arbitrator hears the case.   In a letter to its player representatives and executive committee obtained by The Associated Press, the NFLPA called commissioner Roger Goodell’s punishment “unprecedented, arbitrary, and unlawful.” The union...
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Report: Vikings move on from Adrian Peterson, claim Ben Tate

One day after it was announced Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was suspended for the rest of 2014, the team has made a move at the position. Source: the Vikings have claimed RB Ben Tate. — Field Yates (@FieldYates) November 19, 2014   Tate signed a two-year, $6.2M dollar deal with the Browns this offseason as one of the most sought after free agent running...
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Adrian Peterson’s Season Over After His Appeal Of Suspension Is Denied

Adrian Peterson’s football season officially is over. For real this time. Arbitrator Shyam Das on Tuesday night ruled to uphold the NFL’s decision to suspend the Minnesota Vikings running back for at least the remainder of the season without pay, officially ending the Pro Bowler’s 2014 campaign. Peterson filed an appeal of his suspension earlier Tuesday, claiming that the NFL...
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Where will Adrian Peterson play in 2015?

The Adrian Peterson saga returned to the national spotlight with the NFL announcing early Tuesday that the Minnesota Vikings’ All-Pro running...
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Adrian Peterson suspended for remainder of season, will appeal

The NFL announced on Tuesday that Adrian Peterson has been suspended without pay for at least the remainder of the 2014 season. He will not be considered for reinstatement before April 15, 2015. Peterson has three days to appeal the decision, and he reportedly plans to do so. In a letter to Peterson, NFL commissioner...Read More
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Chris Pratt has harsh words for Adrian Peterson

The outrage surrounding Adrian Peterson has cooled down, but it may be reheated thanks to the opinion of actor Chris Pratt. Pratt was profiled by GQ for its Men of the Year issue and had plenty to share with writer Drew Magary. Magary decided to turn the cover story into a 41 awesome things about...Read More
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Report: Adrian Peterson missed NFL disciplinary hearing

For someone that seems like he wants to get on the field as soon as possible, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson clearly missed an opportunity this week. At least, that’s what the NFL would like us to believe. According to a report by ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Peterson backed out of a disciplinary meeting with the NFL on Friday after agreeing to meet with the league...
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