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Vikings place Peterson on exempt list

MINNEAPOLIS -- After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Minnesota Vikings have reversed course and placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner's permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges in Texas. The Vikings made the announcement early Wednesday morning...
Via AP on Fox
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Vikings Pull A Fast One Overnight, Place Adrian Peterson On Exempt List

From the “While You Were Sleeping” department, we have the Minnesota Vikings furiously backpedaling on their decision to activate Adrian Peterson and play him this coming Sunday against the New Orleans Saints. Somewhere around 2 am Wednesday morning, the Vikings announced that Peterson would be placed on the an exempt/commissioner’s permission list, a rare designation reserved...
Via Next Impulse Sports
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Vikings place Peterson on exempt list

MINNEAPOLIS -- After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Minnesota Vikings have reversed course and placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner's permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges in Texas. The Vikings made the announcement early Wednesday morning...
Via Fox Sports North
54 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Vikings change position again and place Adrian Peterson on Exempt List indefinitely

With the bad publicity from Adrian Peterson's child abuse allegations increasing, and with various corporate sponsors starting to abandon their NFL ties, the Minnesota Vikings front office has again changed their position as to the playing status of their star running back.After some apparent pressure and prodding from the NFL, the Vikings have elected to place Peterson on the...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
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Scarred by a Child Abuse Scandal, Adrian Peterson is told to Stay Away from the Vikings

In their second reversal of course since Friday, the Minnesota Vikings, after consulting with the National Football League, have placed running back Adrian Peterson on the Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission list. The move bans their troubled player from all team activities until given permission to do so by the team. Adrian Peterson was, in essence disavowed by the Minnesota Vikings...
Via 110 Nation Sports
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Vikings Order Adrian Peterson To Stay Away From All Team Activities

The hammer continues to drop on Adrian Peterson in the wake of two child abuse allegations. With sponsors deserting him left and right, now the League has taken their most serious course of action against him. Effective  September 17 JUST IN: the #Vikings have placed Adrian Peterson on the Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission list. He must stay away from all team activities. — FOX...
Via Geeks and Cleats
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Adrian Peterson posted a message on Twitter after Vikings placed him on exempt list

Running back Adrian Peterson posted the tweet bellow after finding out that the Vikings have placed him on the exempt list, which will likely end up his 2014 season. pic.twitter.com/rvdQu5KBO3 — Adrian Peterson (@AdrianPeterson) September 17, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet...
Via Pro Football Zone
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Vikings place Adrian Peterson on the exempt

The Minnesota Vikings have announced that they’ve placed running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt list, which mean’s he’s essential suspended indefinitely. The Wilf’s posted the following statement: “This has been an ongoing and deliberate process since last Friday’s news. In conversations with the NFL over the last two days, the Vikings advised the League of the team’s...
Via Pro Football Zone
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Minnesota Vikings Deactivate Adrian Peterson Prior to Week 3 Game

The Minnesota Vikings have deactivated Adrian Peterson prior to their Week 3 game against the New Orleans Saints. The Vikings have used the Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission stipulation to make the move. Statement from the #Vikings: http://t.co/1drSyyfdG8 — Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) September 17, 2014 Not only will Peterson not play, but he must “remain away from all team...
Via Sports Mockery
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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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Vikings put Adrian Peterson on exempt list

The Minnesota Vikings sent out a statement early Wednesday morning announcing that they have placed Adrian Peterson on the commissioner’s exempt list, meaning the running back will be away from the team until his legal matters have been resolved, which could be a long time. The team initially said on Monday that Peterson would be […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Breaking: Vikings RB Adrian Peterson on Exempt list, out indefinitely

A little more than 24 hours after a second allegation of child abuse surfaced against Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson the team has placed him on the Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission list. Here’s the full statement from owners Zygi Wilf and Mark Wilf regarding the decision: This has been an ongoing and deliberate process since last Friday’s news. In conversations...
Via cover32 - Vikings
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Vikings to Place Adrian Peterson on The Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission list

ESPN’s Josina Anderson just released a statement that was sent to her on behalf of Vikings ownership regarding Adrian Peterson and his current status with the team, it reads as follows: This has been an ongoing and deliberate process since last Friday’s news. In conversations with the NFL over the last two days, the Vikings advised the League of the team’s decision to revisit...
Via Overtime
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Castrol Ends Relationship With Adrian Peterson

Who really knows how this Adrian Peterson situation will really play out? We’ve had elected officials strongly suggesting the Vikings suspend Peterson, his ‘All Day’ foundation has taken a hiatus, and now sponsors are starting to drop him. On Tuesday Castrol released this statement: “In light of recent event, Castrol has decided to end our relationship with Adrian Peterson...
Via Overtime
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Mother of boy allegedly abused by Peterson breaks silence

The mother of the 4-year-old boy allegedly abused by his father, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, broke her public silence on Tuesday, issuing a statement through her attorney pleading with media outlets to stop using photos of her son, as well as statements relating to the criminal investigation. The statement, issued by attorney Kelly C. Dohm of Melchert, Hubert, Sjodin, P...
Via Fox Sports
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Big Sponsors Now Voicing Displeasure Over Peterson's Status

((HT: MyFoxTwinCities/ESPN))This is getting escalated quickly...Big-name Minnesota Vikings sponsors and public figures are voicing their displeasure with the Adrian Peterson situation and the idea that Peterson will play this weekend against New Orleans. Radisson Hotels is suspending its sponsorship of the team and the governor is getting his two cents in.Of course, it was the lead...
Via Online Sports Guys
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings Miss Opportunity to Take a Stand

When the news of Adrian Peterson’s alleged child abuse surfaced, the Minnesota Vikings were swift in their response to the matter. They deactivated him almost immediately. Doing so would, in theory do a few things. First, it would allow Peterson to get to Texas where the charges were stemming from. Second, it would remove him from the team’s immediate focus and hopefully allow...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
8 hours ago  |  1 Comment

Adrian Peterson Could Be Traded By The Vikings Due To Child Abuse Charges

Photo Credit: @AdrianPeterson/Twitter The Minnesota Vikings, Adrian Peterson’s team for 8 years, is now pondering about a possible trade for their most prized possession. “The one thing the Vikings’ New Jersey-based ownership group has ruled out is copying what the Ravens did with Ray Rice last week and cutting Peterson outright, the league source said.” “If further details...
Via Blog Surface
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Castrol Ends Relationship With Adrian Peterson

While the Vikings have turned a blind eye to Adrian Peterson’s child abuse, sponsors and partners of the team and Peterson have not. Castol statement: "In light of recent event, Castrol has decided to end our relationship with Adrian Peterson." — Sports Biz (@CNBCSportsBiz) September 16, 2014
Via BlackSportsOnline
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Mother of Peterson’s son releases statement asking for photos to be taken down

The mother of Adrian Peterson’s four-year old son has released a statement asking that the media taken down posted photos of the child’s marks. Master Tesfatsion of the Star Tribune sent out the statement which came through a lawyer. Mother of Adrian Peterson's 4-year-old released statement through attorney, asks media to take down photos #Vikings pic.twitter.com/WJzjxom3W6 — […]
Via Full Scale Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nikes Pulls Adrian Peterson Merchandise From Minnesota Store Shelves

Adrian Peterson’s sponsors are dropping like flies. The Minnesota Vikings star running back was reinstated Monday after missing just one game after being indicted on a felony charge of reckless or negligent injury to a child Friday, and a few of his sponsors responded by cutting ties. But by far the biggest hit Peterson and the Vikings took was that Nike stores in Minneapolis...
Via NESN.com
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson’s foundation offline after “harassment”

Fewer than 24 hours after a second allegation of child abuse surfaced against Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, his charity foundation has temporarily seized operations. Adrian Peterson’s foundation — the All Day Foundation — is on hiatus, according to the website. Here’s the statement: pic.twitter.com/HjKSvTEhy8 — Jeff Darlington (@JeffDarlington) September...
Via cover32 - Vikings
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sponsors concerned about NFL’s handling of off-field issues

On Tuesday several major NFL sponsors expressed their disapproval of how the league is handling off-field issues involving its players. Anheuser-Busch is the biggest name to publicly condemn the league, but none of the NFL’s top sponsors have taken the step of pulling advertising yet. Anheuser-Busch said it has spoken with the NFL about its handling of recent incidents that have...
Via Rumors and Rants
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson’s foundation goes on hiatus

Adrian Peterson’s charitable organization, the All Day Foundation, announced on Tuesday that it has gone on hiatus. “Adrian Peterson’s All Day Foundation is on a hiatus as of September 16, 2014,” the website currently reads. “The Foundation will reengage after Adrian, his family, and staff have reflected on how the current situation impacts the direction […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings could change their minds and not allow Adrian Peterson to play this week

The Vikings announced on Monday that they’ll let Adrian Peterson practice and play this week. It looks like that could change with all of the backlash the Vikings and Peterson continue to receive in light of being charged with felony child abuse in Texas. According to ProFootballTalk.com, the Vikings might change their minds and not let Peterson play this week. Don't be surprised...
Via Pro Football Zone
10 hours ago  |  Discuss
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