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ADRIAN PETERSON RUMORS

Report: Adrian Peterson pushing for an expedited trial

Adrian Peterson’s child abuse trial isn’t expected to occur until 2015. According to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, Peterson is attempting to get the trial expedited. RB Adrian Peterson’s legal team is pushing for an expedited trial, rather than have it next year. Will force #Vikings into a decision — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 21, 2014 Getting the trail over and...
Via Pro Football Zone
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings don't see Adrian Peterson in their future

The Minnesota Vikings are reportedly ready to cut ties with running back Adrian Peterson following his indictment on a felony-abuse charge in Texas. The Vikings placed Peterson on the exempt/commissioner’s permission list Wednesday, and it appears they’ve already looking ahead to their next move. According to ESPN’s Chris Mortenson, citing league sources, the team does not...
Via NESN.com
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vikings fill Adrian Peterson’s roster spot

With Adrian Peterson now on the exempt list, the Vikings have signed Browns wide receiver Charles Johnson off of the Browns’ practice squad. Johnson was initially a seventh-round pick of the Packers last year and didn’t make Green Bay’s 53-man roster but did make the practice squad. The Browns then signed Johnson away from the Packers’ practice squad and put him on the active...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vikings sign WR from Browns practice squad

The Minnesota Vikings on Saturday filled Adrian Peterson’s vacated spot on the roster. The team announced it signed wide receiver Charles Johnson off the Cleveland Browns’ practice squad. Johnson is familiar with Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner, who was in Cleveland last season. The post Vikings sign WR from Browns practice squad appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson tweeted that he requested a polygraph test

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson tweeted tonight that he requested to take a lie detector test. !Note,I requested the Polygraph. Share that as well! May The Lord continue to Bless U All. #EPD#NoWeapon — Adrian Peterson (@AdrianPeterson) September 19, 2014 I’m not sure how a polygraph test will help Peterson when he’s already admitted to beating his son. var ACE_AR...
Via Pro Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Stewart: NFL doesn't 'know what the (expletive) they're doing

When Jon Stewart gets someone or something in his cross hairs, he’s relentless. Just ask FOX News. The latest object of scorn for Stewart is the NFL in the midst of the league’s latest ongoing controversies. It seems like there’s a new one every day with allegations of domestic and child abuse putting the NFL in the spotlight for all of the wrong reasons. Stewart skewered the...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Adrian Peterson’s High School Coach Admits to Beating Him

Just when a story couldn’t possibly get more disturbing, something like this happens. According to the British gossip rag the Daily Mail, Adrian Peterson’s high school coach has admitted to beating the embattled Minnesota Vikings running back with a wooden paddle. Booker Bowie, who was Palestine High School’s defensive coordinator and track coach when Peterson attended, had...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nike 'in no way' condones abuse, suspends Peterson sponsorship

As the Adrian Peterson situation becomes more toxic, fewer and fewer parties are willing to stand by him. In the latest move by a company to distance itself from the running back, who was indicted on a felony charge of injury to a child, Nike has suspended its endorsement contract with Peterson, ESPN’s Darren Rovell reported Wednesday. “Nike in no way condones child abuse or...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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