Found July 08, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:
Getty Images Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder told Dan Wiederer of the Star Tribune that Adrian Peterson’s arrest won’t cause any distractions within the team. “He’s one of our biggest leaders,” Ponder said. “Adrian is a great guy. Maybe it was one bad decision he made. Who knows? He won’t be a distraction at all.” I agree with Ponder, I don’t think Peterson’s arrest will have any negative effects on the team.  For the fact that his arrest is still under review,  and no one really knows what exactly happened until this mess gets sorted out.

Nightclub manager speaks out in Adrian Peterson debacle.

The initial reports that surfaced yesterday in the Adrian Peterson arrest somewhat paint him as a victim of over-zealous police officers. That may not be the case as... To read this story, please click the link below.

Adrian Peterson reportedly shoved police officer before arrest

When news broke that Adrian Peterson was arrested early Saturday morning at a Houston nightclub for resisting arrest, much was still unclear as to what led to the incident. Thanks to Pro Football Talk, we had some of those pieces filled in, but there were still some holes to the story. But now, per TMZ, we have the police’s side of what happened, and HPD alleges that Peterson is...

Police: Peterson pushed officer

Police are claiming that Adrian Peterson shoved an off-duty officer which led to his arrest at a club in Houston after a night of partying.

Adrian Peterson Arrested in Texas For Resisting Arrest

  Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was arrested in Houston late Friday night and charged with resisting arrest. He was arrested at 2:30 a.m. at Bayou Place, 534 Texas Ave. According to HPD data, Peterson remains in the city jail waiting to post, or be released on $1,000 bond. The listed offense is “resisting arrest/search unclassified.” No other details were...

Report: Peterson was drunk, pushed off-duty officer

Getty Images According to, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was very drunk according to the night club where he was arrested early Saturday morning. The manager at Live at Bayou Place, Daniel Maher, told TMZ that Peterson comes to his club often, but never gets drunk the way he did last night. Maher indicated that Peterson was “throwing his ego around and making people...

Adrian Peterson’s mug shot is released

Twitter @TomPelissero Thanks to Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN in Minneapolis, we have a copy of Adrian Peterson’s mug shot. What a pretty mug shot it is. I can’t tell if Peterson looks drunk, since I myself rarely drink and don’t get drunk. But he does look happy.

Adrian Peterson arrested for resisting arrest

Jerome Solomon tweeted this morning that Vikings stud running back Adrian Peterson was arrested in Houston last night, with bond set at $1,000: Breaking news: Vikings RB Adrian Peterson arrested last night in Houston for resisting arrest by HPD. Bond set at $1,000. #hounews — Jerome Solomon (@JeromeSolomon) July 7, 2012 Peterson is widely regarded as one of the more humble, well...

High-profile Hardin defends Vikings' Peterson

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. High-profile attorney Rusty Hardin said the facts presented against Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson are a "total fabrication" in a released statement on Monday.Peterson, 27, hired Hardin to represent him following Peterson's weekend arrest and charges of resisting arrest following an incident at a Houston area nightclub early Saturday...

Vikings' Peterson charged with resisting arrest

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was arrested early Saturday morning and charged with resisting arrest in his offseason hometown of Houston.Peterson, 27, was taken into custody around 2:30 a.m., according to the Houston Chronicle, which first reported the incident. He was in the Houston police department central jail until 10:30 a.m. CT and released...

Peterson arrested in Houston

HOUSTON -- Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was arrested and charged with resisting arrest early Saturday morning in Houston, according to Houston Police Department records. He was held on a 1,000 bond and remained in jail as of early Saturday afternoon, according to the HPD Web site. No other information about the arrest was immediately available. A message left by...

Big-name Houston lawyer to defend Vikings RB

HOUSTON Adrian Peterson's reputation off the field apparently is as important to him as his on-field persona. The hard-nosed Minnesota Vikings running back, who was charged with resisting arrest early Saturday morning at a Houston nightclub, has hired Houston-based attorney Rusty Hardin to represent him. Hardin recently made headlines for his successful defense of major league...

Police expect fine for Peterson, who hires attorney Hardin

Houston police anticipate a fine for Vikings running back Adrian Peterson stemming from his weekend arrest in Texas. A spokesman told NFL Network Peterson is very likely to be fined because he's facing a misdemeanor charge. Peterson, who hired Roger Clemens' attorney, Rusty Hardin, was arrested early Saturday at a Houston nightclub for resisting arrest. He spent the night...

Peterson fighting charges in public spotlight

HOUSTON -- Adrian Peterson's reputation will not go quietly into the night. The Minnesota Vikings running back, who was arrested and charged with resisting arrest early Saturday morning at a Houston night club, has hired Rusty Hardin for legal representation. You probably remember Hardin as the guy who successfully defended Roger Clemens in his perjury trial, and you probably...
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