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Adrian Peterson on exempt list, out indefinitely

The Minnesota Vikings have used the Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission List on running back Adrian Peterson, which requires him to stay away from team activities and the facility until his current bout with the law is completed. The #Vikings statement in its entirety on placing Adrian Peterson on “Exempt/ Commissioner’s Permission list…” — Sean...
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Vikings put Adrian Peterson on exempt list

The Minnesota Vikings sent out a statement early Wednesday morning announcing that they have placed Adrian Peterson on the commissioner’s exempt list, meaning the running back will be away from the team until his legal matters have been resolved, which could be a long time. The team initially said on Monday that Peterson would be […]
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Vikings RB Adrian Peterson’s foundation offline after “harassment”

Fewer than 24 hours after a second allegation of child abuse surfaced against Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, his charity foundation has temporarily seized operations. Adrian Peterson’s foundation — the All Day Foundation — is on hiatus, according to the website. Here’s the statement: — Jeff Darlington (@JeffDarlington) September...
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Adrian Peterson’s foundation goes on hiatus

Adrian Peterson’s charitable organization, the All Day Foundation, announced on Tuesday that it has gone on hiatus. “Adrian Peterson’s All Day Foundation is on a hiatus as of September 16, 2014,” the website currently reads. “The Foundation will reengage after Adrian, his family, and staff have reflected on how the current situation impacts the direction […]
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Nike pulls Peterson merch from shelves in Minnesota

This week just keeps getting worse and worse for Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson. After he began to lose some support from the public yesterday when another picture was released—showing another four-year-old son with a scarred head—his biggest sponsor, Nike, is now taking action. An eye-opening development:...
Via The Sports Daily
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Minnesota governor calls for Vikings to suspend Peterson

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton took a strong stances against the Minnesota Vikings and embattled running back Adrian Peterson on Tuesday. According to a local NBC affiliate in Minneapolis, Dayton indicated that Peterson should be suspended and called his actions a “public embarrassment.” Here is the full text from Dayton’s comments.  It is an awful situation. Yes, Mr. Peterson...
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Vikings Knew About 2nd Peterson Allegation, Didn’t Care

In the lieu of another report regarding an abuse investigation against Adrian Peterson, Ian Rapoport is reporting that Vikings brass were aware of the allegations made in 2013 by the mother of another of the running backs sons. #Vikings say during their research, “We were made aware of an allegation from 2013 in which authorities took no action against Adrian.” — Ian Rapoport...
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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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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...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Charles Barkley defends Adrian Peterson

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