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Adrian Peterson: 'I am, without a doubt, not a child abuser'

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who was deactivated for the team’s Week 2 game after an arrest early Saturday morning on child abuse charges, released a statement about the situation. In the statement, Peterson claims that he is not a child abuser and that his goal is always to teach his son right from wrong. ESPN’s Adam Schefter posted the entire statement,...
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5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cris Carter’s emotional message on child abuse from NFL Countdown

ESPN’s NFL Countdown discussed Adrian Peterson and the fact the Minnesota Vikings were deactivating him following his indictment for injuring a child. The topic struck a chord with former Vikings receiver Cris Carter who took a few moments to reveal some information about his own upbringing. Carter states that his mother did the best she could while raising seven children, but...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings may try to trade Adrian Peterson

Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post reported late Sunday evening that the Minnesota Vikings may look to trade running back Adrian Peterson should the details of his child abuse case worsen. Hubbuch had this to say in the report. All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson could be on the trading block if even uglier details emerge from his felony child abuse case in Houston, The Post has...
Via Sportsnaut
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Charles Barkley defends Adrian Peterson

Video: Charles is stuck in 1964
Via Beer Mug Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings run over by Patriots 30-7 in home opener

After an impressive win against the St. Louis Rams in week 1, the Minnesota Vikings took 10 steps backwards this week after getting demolished by the New England Patriots. One of the big stories going into this game was that Matt Cassel would be playing against the team that drafted him. Unfortunately, not only did Cassel not show up to play, but his play was horrendous. It might...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cris Carter gets emotional while discussing child abuse

With the news of Adrian Peterson being deactivated this week after a warrant for his arrest was issued in Montgomery County, Texas, the NFL is again abuzz with negative news. Only a week after TMZ released the video of Ray Rice assaulting his wife in an elevator, the NFL is dealing with another abuse case, this time abuse of a child. Peterson turned himself in on Friday night and...
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Marcus Vick just learns about Adrian Peterson child abuse case, admits he needs to Goggle story

Marcus Vick isn’t exactly Mr. Current Events, that’s for sure. Vick, the younger and more troubled (as hard as that is to believe) brother of Jets backup quarterback Michael Vick, went on Twitter Sunday and was incredulous that Adrian Peterson was not playing for the Vikings against the Patriots. That’s because Marcus had no clue […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vikings, GM Rick Spielman unsure of Adrian Peterson's future with team

Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman said that the team didn't know that running back Adrian Peterson was going face being indicted for injury to a child, and the club hasn't made a decision going forward beyond deactivating him for today’s game against the New England Patriots. According to Michael David Smith of Profootballtalk.com, there is speculation that...
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Adrian Peterson booked and released

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson turned himself in around 1 AM Saturday morning at a jail in Montgomery County, near Houston. He was booked and charged with child abuse after he allegedly used a switch to discipline his son. He posted bond and was released soon after. ‘‘Adrian is a loving father who used his judgment as a parent to discipline his son. He used the...
Via Low Brow Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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