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ADRIAN PETERSON RUMORS

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…” pic.twitter.com/byFI31roMs — Sean...
Via Sportsnaut
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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
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sportsnaut
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Radisson Hotel Withdraws Its Sponsorship Of The Minnesota Vikings To Monitor Adrian Peterson Situation

The Radisson hotel chain has announced that it will be ending its sponsorship of the Minnesota Vikings, at least until more facts are made available. The hotel is currently evaluating the events which led to Adrian Peterson’s deactivation and subsequent reinstatement with the Vikings. Peterson was arrested on Friday for reckless or negligent injury to a child. The Radisson hotel...
Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via BlackSportsOnline
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Radisson Suspends Vikings Sponsorship In Light Of Adrian Peterson Case

MINNETONKA, Minn. — The Radisson hotel chain said Monday it’s suspending its sponsorship of the Minnesota Vikings after star running back Adrian Peterson was charged with child abuse in Texas. In a statement, Minnetonka-based Radisson, part of the family owned hospitality and travel company Carlson, said it “takes this matter very seriously particularly in light of our long...
Via NESN.com
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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,...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Charles Barkley defends Adrian Peterson

Video: Charles is stuck in 1964
Via Beer Mug Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings GM: All options on table for Adrian Peterson

Minnesota Vikings executive vice president and general manager Rick Spielman said Sunday that the team will handle the allegations against running back Adrian Peterson “with all options on the table” Peterson was indicted by a grand jury on charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child.  He was booked and released early Saturday morning after posting the $15,000 bond...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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