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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
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vikings lead the NFL with 44 arrests since 2000

Looks like the Vikings might have some character problems in their locker room. The @Vikings lead the NFL in player arrests — 44 — since 2000, according to the @nytimes. #NFL — Newy Scruggs (@newyscruggs) September 16, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Vikings...
Via Pro Football Zone
8 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
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

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

Cris Carter’s emotional message on child abuse from NFL Countdown

ESPN’s NFL Countdown discussed Adrian Peterson and the fact the Minnesota Vikings were deactivating him following his indictment for injuring a child. The topic struck a chord with former Vikings receiver Cris Carter who took a few moments to reveal some information about his own upbringing. Carter states that his mother did the best she could while raising seven children, but...
Via Awful Announcing
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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Vick just learns about Adrian Peterson child abuse case, admits he needs to Goggle story

Marcus Vick isn’t exactly Mr. Current Events, that’s for sure. Vick, the younger and more troubled (as hard as that is to believe) brother of Jets backup quarterback Michael Vick, went on Twitter Sunday and was incredulous that Adrian Peterson was not playing for the Vikings against the Patriots. That’s because Marcus had no clue […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings, GM Rick Spielman unsure of Adrian Peterson's future with team

Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman said that the team didn't know that running back Adrian Peterson was going face being indicted for injury to a child, and the club hasn't made a decision going forward beyond deactivating him for today’s game against the New England Patriots. According to Michael David Smith of Profootballtalk.com, there is speculation that...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss
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