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Defending himself against charges of resisting arrest, Adrian Peterson has gone on the offensive. Peterson hired Rusty Hardin, the attorney who represented Roger Clemens, who was recently acquitted of lying to Congress concerning his alleged use of steroids. Hardin issued a statement Monday saying that Peterson was a victim, not the aggressor, when he was arrested over the weekend in Houston. "Adrian Peterson did not resist arrest this past Saturday morning and suggesting that he pushed, struck or shoved a Houston Police Officer is a total fabrication," Hardins statement said, via ESPN. "He in fact was struck at least twice in the face for absolutely no legitimate reason, and when all the evidence is impartially reviewed, it will clearly show Adrian was the victim, not the aggressor. We have been investigating what happened since Saturday afternoon, and it is absolutely clear to me that the charges should not have been filed, and that the Bayou Club owes Adrian an apology for having put out a totally false version of what happened. Adrian Peterson does not act the way he has been described in the initial reports, and he did not act that way Saturday morning. He was only in that club for 30 to 40 minutes, was never objectionable to other patrons, and never physically resisted any police office. Adrian is extremely upset about these false allegations. These charges are totally at odd with the way he has conducted himself throughout his career, and he asks that his fans and the public at large reserve judgment until they hear all the facts. Adrian looks forward to his day in court." Source: Sporting News
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We’ve seen the Adrian Peterson mugshot and arrest video. We’ve read the reports of how he was a “difficult customer” all night and how he shoved an off-duty officer. There’s also a report that Peterson has hired high profile attorney Rusty Hardin. Yes, the same Rusty Hardin that successfully defended Roger Clemens in his perjury case.
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings running back has hired high-profile attorney Rusty Hardin to represent him in his fight against charges of resisting arrest after a weekend incident in his offseason hometown of Houston, according to an ESPN tweet.
ESPN tweeted Monday that Peterson has hired Hardin, who recently earned an acquittal for Roger Clemens in his perjury case. Hardin...
According to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has hired high-profile attorney Rusty Hardin to represent him in his case where he resisted arrest and was charged for it on Saturday in Houston.
Hardin helped the case of MLB pitcher Roger Clemens in his perjury trial, where he was found not guilty.
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Adrian Peterson’s mugshot has been released. Check out that smile on his face. Doesn’t look a guy who just got into a scuffle with police. Now, we have this mugshot to go along with the arrest video that released yesterday.
Also, it was reported that Peterson hired Rusty Hardin, who represented Roger Clemens, as his lawyer. Though, Peterson is only expected to receive a...
Adrian Peterson will have a hired gun with him Friday when he is due in court for his initial appearance following his arrest Saturday morning on charges of resisting arrest. The Minnesota Vikings running back has hired attorney Rusty Hardin to represent him, according to Kevin Seifert of ESPN.com. Hardin, you will recall, is the high-profile lawyer who worked for Roger Clemens when...