Originally posted on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 10/15/12

Adrian Peterson and DeAngelo Hall got into it a bit during the first quarter of the Redskins-Vikings game on Sunday. Peterson, who totaled over 100 yards of offense on the day, broke a couple of big runs at the beginning of the game and credited Hall with making a nice tackle on one of them. However, he did not approve of what the Redskins cornerback did after making the play.
“He slapped me in the face after making a good tackle,” Peterson told the Star Tribune. “And I was just telling him, ‘Hey, don’t do me like that, brother.’ I looked him in the eyes and he knew I meant business.”
Obviously we only have Peterson’s side of the story, but given Hall’s history A.P.’s account is not that tough to believe. This is the same DeAngelo who once tried to fight the entire Falcons team and has talked about targeting specific parts of opposing players’ bodies in the past.
Unfortunately for the Vikings, Peterson meaning business wasn’t quite enough to beat the Redskins on a day where Minnesota’s defense was a no-show in a 38-28 loss.
Photo credit: Howard Smith-US PRESSWIRE

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.

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