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Request denied to remove judge on Peterson abuse case

CONROE, Texas (AP) -- A prosecution request to remove the judge handling the felony child abuse case against Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson has been denied. Montgomery County state District Judge Kelly Case will remain on the case following a recusal hearing on Wednesday in suburban Houston. Retired Tarrant County District Judge Jeff Walker denied a request by prosecutors...
Via AP on Fox
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Request denied to remove judge on Peterson abuse case

CONROE, Texas (AP) -- A prosecution request to remove the judge handling the felony child abuse case against Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson has been denied. Montgomery County state District Judge Kelly Case will remain on the case following a recusal hearing on Wednesday in suburban Houston. Retired Tarrant County District Judge Jeff Walker denied a request by prosecutors...
Via Fox Sports North
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Request to remove judge in Peterson child abuse case denied

CONROE, Texas (AP) -- A prosecution request to remove the judge handling the felony child abuse case against Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson has been denied. Montgomery County state District Judge Kelly Case will remain on the case following a recusal hearing on Wednesday in suburban Houston. Retired Tarrant County District Judge Jeff Walker denied a request by prosecutors...
Via AP on Fox
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Two upcoming road games are must wins on the Vikings schedule

The Minnesota Vikings have had an interesting season. They came into the year with a rookie head coach and have since lost their star player, running back Adrian Peterson, to an off field legal issue and their starting quarterback, Matt Cassel, to a broken foot. Once Cassel went down, the Vikings needed to begin the Teddy Bridgewater era earlier than they would’ve liked which may...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Jacksonville Jaguars one of the most criminal teams in the NFL?

What if I told you that the NFL has been plagued by a rash of crimes and personal conduct infractions in recent months? Oh right, you knew that already. You’d have to be living under a rock on one of Jupiter’s moons not to hear about Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson‘s abuse cases, but those two superstar running backs certainly aren’t alone in the doghouse. There’s also Greg...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Tennessee Titans are one of the worst criminal teams in the NFL

What if I told you that the NFL has been plagued by a rash of crimes and personal conduct infractions in recent months? Oh right, you knew that already. You’d have to be living under a rock on one of Jupiter’s moons not to hear about Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson‘s abuse cases, but those two superstar running backs certainly aren’t alone in the doghouse. There’s also Greg...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Denver Broncos are one of the worst criminal teams in the NFL

What if I told you that the NFL has been plagued by a rash of crimes and personal conduct infractions in recent months? Oh right, you knew that already. You’d have to be living under a rock on one of Jupiter’s moons not to hear about Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson‘s abuse cases, but those two superstar running backs certainly aren’t alone in the doghouse. There’s also Greg...
Via cover32 - Broncos
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Minnesota Vikings commit more crimes than any other NFL team

What if I told you that the NFL has been plagued by a rash of crimes and personal conduct infractions in recent months? Oh right, you knew that already. You’d have to be living under a rock on one of Jupiter’s moons not to hear about Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson‘s abuse cases, but those two superstar running backs certainly aren’t alone in the doghouse. There’s also Greg...
Via cover32 - Vikings
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson to face jail after marijuana admission?

Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson could be facing a week in jail after allegedly admitting last week to smoking marijuana. The judge in Peterson's case, Kelly Case, told an audience last year that he gives a one-week jail sentence to those who test positive in their first court-administered drug exams. According to court records, Peterson admitted last week...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Hearing to remove judge in Peterson case delayed

CONROE, Texas (AP) -- The hearing on whether to remove the judge in the felony child abuse case against Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson has been pushed back. Mary Flood, a spokeswoman for Peterson attorney Rusty Hardin, said Tuesday the recusal hearing for Montgomery County District Judge Kelly Case has been rescheduled for Oct. 22. Retired Tarrant County District Judge Jeff...
Via Fox Sports North
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Recusal hearing delayed for judge in Adrian Peterson case

CONROE, Texas -- The hearing on whether to remove the judge in the felony child abuse case against Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson has been pushed back. Mary Flood, a spokeswoman for Peterson attorney Rusty Hardin, said Tuesday the recusal hearing for Montgomery County District Judge Kelly Case has been rescheduled for Oct. 22. Retired Tarrant County District Judge Jeff Walker...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Browns, Cardinals, Falcons

Adrian Peterson Vikings RB Adrian Peterson has officially entered his plea of not guilty. (Albert Breer) Browns The Browns are reportedly considering signing G Ryan Seymour off of their practice squad due to his versatility to play both tackle and guard. (Adam Caplan) OL Nick McDonald (broken wrist/reserve-NFI list) has been cleared to practice this week. (Adam Caplan)...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is stuck with his Judge; Judge refuses to recuse himself

A Montgomery County, Texas judge refused to recuse himself Monday in Adrian Peterson’s felony child abuse case, rejecting the prosecutors’ request to step aside because of what they termed bias and various recent legal disagreements. The decision on Monday by Judge Kelly Case, who sits on the Montgomery County 9th District Court, comes after Case […] The post Vikings running...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
8 days ago  |  Discuss

If The Cowboys Sign Adrian Peterson, Where Does DeMarco Murray Fit?

The Dallas Cowboys are off to a great 5-1 record so far this year. They are tied for first in the NFC east with the Philadelphia Eagles. One of the reasons the Cowboys are off to their great start is because of running back DeMarco Murray. Murray might even be the frontrunner for league MVP. So far through 6 games Murray has 785 rushing yards and 6 touchdowns. He is on pace to rush...
Via Football Nation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Judge in Adrian Peterson case refuses to step aside

A judge handling the child abuse case against Adrian Peterson – under fire for admittedly disparaging remarks about the attorneys in the case – refused on Monday to step aside. As a result, a hearing will be scheduled before a different judge, who will consider a motion from prosecutors to remove Kelly W. Case, the judge now assigned to the case. Case acknowledged last week that...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: NFL could suspend Peterson without conviction

According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson still faces a suspension from the NFL even if he’s not convicted on child abuse charges.  If Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is found not guilty of a felony child abuse charge in Texas, he could still face a personal conduct suspension without pay from the NFL, according to sources...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Peterson faces ban even if cleared

If Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is found not guilty of a felony child abuse charge in Texas, he could still face a personal conduct suspension without pay from the NFL, according to sources. One area of consensus that was reaffirmed in last week's league meetings is that violation of workplace rules and personal conduct should not require a conviction, the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson Could Be Suspended Even if Found Innocent Of Child Abuse

According to ESPN.com, Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson will face discipline from the league regardless of the outcome of his child abuse trial. If Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is found not guilty of a felony child abuse charge in Texas, he could still face a personal conduct suspension without pay from the NFL,according to sources. One area of consensus...
Via Thacover2
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Adrian Peterson Could Be Suspended Even if Found Innocent

I disagree with how Adrian Peterson beat his 4-year-old son, but that is a personal opinion, in regard to the law if he is found innocent I don’t think any additional punishment from the NFL is needed. There is a big difference in getting a plea deal to stay out of jail and being found not guilty. ESPN is reporting it likely won’t matter the outcome of Peterson’s trial that...
Via BlackSportsOnline
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Adrian Peterson could be arrested for drug violation

It seems like things are only getting worse for Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson after begin arrested and charged with felony child abuse. FOX 26 in Houston is reporting that Peterson could end up getting arrested for admitting that he used drugs, which violates his bond. Court records show while giving his urine sample Wednesday Peterson admitted to a staffer he had...
Via Pro Football Zone
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson could be jailed for “smoking a little weed”

Estranged Minnesota Vikings’ running back Adrian Peterson might be headed for jail. Peterson is out on bond and awaiting trial on charges he abused his four-year-old son. This week Peterson admitted to “smoking a little weed” when he had to take his court-ordered drug test. Peterson had to submit to a court-ordered drug test as a condition of his bond in his child abuse case...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Peterson arrest sought for 'weed' admission

Prosecutors in Montgomery County, Texas, have filed paperwork to have Adrian Peterson's bail revoked and the Minnesota Vikings running back re-arrested after he told a drug tester that he had recently smoked marijuana before taking a urinalysis test Wednesday. According to the filing signed by Bill Delmore, the Assistant District Attorney for the state of Texas, Peterson admitted...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson Violates His Bond Agreement By Smoking Weed

Vikings suspended running back Adrian Peterson is facing a possible arrest for violating terms of his bond.Fantasy Spin:Peterson admitted to marijuana consumption, before taking a madatory drug test on Wednesday, according to court records. His trial date has been set for December 1st, and it remains unclear if this will have any effect, but is still troubling to hear nonetheless...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson Could Have Bond Revoked, Be Arrested For Drug Violation

Adrian Peterson is out of jail on $15,000 bond, but that might not be the case for much longer. Prosecutors in the Minnesota Vikings running back’s case are asking that his bond be revoked and he be arrested again for a drug violation. According to their motion, which was posted by Deadspin, Peterson admitted during a urine test Wednesday that he “smoked a little weed.” ...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Prosecutors want Peterson's bond revoked

HOUSTON -- Texas prosecutors have filed a motion to revoke Adrian Peterson's bond and have him re-arrested after the Minnesota Vikings running back allegedly admitted to smoking marijuana while he is awaiting trial on a felony child abuse charge. In a motion filed Thursday, the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office accused Peterson of smoking marijuana while out on...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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