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Vikings didn’t even give him a chance to tell his side of the story. He is currently still in jail, but that didn’t stop the Vikings from releasing him.
Minnesota cornerback A.J. Jefferson was released by the Vikings on Monday, just hours after being arrested on a domestic assault complaint in Hennepin Co. (Minn.). Jefferson was booked at 6:57 a.m. CT and is currently being held without bail, according to Hennepin Co.online records.
The girlfriend claims according to TMZ that Jefferson choked her during an argument.
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings have releasedcornerback A.J. Jefferson after he was arrested Monday morning on charges ofdomestic assault.Jefferson was jailed at 6:57 a.m. on Monday and is still incustody while being held without bail on the charges. Jefferson played onedefensive snap in Sundays 26-26 tie at Green Bay before leaving with a neckinjury.Jefferson, 25, had...
The Minnesota Vikings have released cornerback A.J. Jefferson after an alleged domestic assault.
AJ Jefferson released from the #Vikings this morning after being arrested for alleged domestic assault last night.
— FOX 9 Sports (@Fox9Sports) November 25, 2013
Jefferson only had 5 tackles and one interception this season.
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The Minnesota Vikings entered Sunday's game at Green Bay feeling they still had a chance at the playoffs. Some outsiders, including many fans, would prefer Minnesota to lose and improve its draft positioning.
Well, neither side really got their wish on Sunday.
The Vikings went to Lambeau Field and tied the Green Bay Packers, 26-26. Yes, a tie. All the appropriate "kissing...
Vikings cornerback A.J. Jefferson didn’t finish Sunday’s tie with the Green Bay Packers, and it appears he wont’ finish the season in Minnesota either.
Jefferson, 25, was arrested early on Monday morning on a domestic assault complaint, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. The team then quickly decided to release the four-year veteran after his arrest, according to USA...
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