The NFL ignored a contract it signed with the NFLPA in suspending Adrian Peterson, George Atallah of the Players Association tells 106.7 The Fan.
The NFL has suspended Adrian Peterson without pay for at least the rest of the season.
Trent Williams defend former college teammate Adrian Peterson, and his right to discipline his child, in a radio interview with Doug Gottlieb on Thursday.
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been ordered to remain away from all team activities, after being placed on the “Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission list,” the team announced.
Redskins owner Dan Snyder says he supports NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, stating he “has always had the best interests of football at heart” and “we are fortunate to have him.”
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was booked and released from a Texas jail on a child abuse charge early Saturday, capping a tumultuous week for the NFL, which was already facing heavy criticism for its handling of a domestic violence case involving another star player.
Quarterbacks are breaking records left and right in the pass-happy NFL, but that makes high-caliber running backs all the more valuable. Many of last season’s top performers appear on this list, but keep in mind there’s usually a major bust or two, likely due to the heavy workload of the position causing a hangover effect.
Vikings’ running back Adrian Peterson has surpassed season and career milestones only matched by some of the all-time great running backs in the game, and yet, the Redskins have repeatedly shut him down every time they’ve faced, no matter what kind of roll he’s been on entering the game.
Adrian Peterson had just met his two-year-old son – who died Friday of injuries suffered in an alleged child abuse case – for the first time, upon rushing to the hospital to be by his side.
Sioux Falls Police have confirmed the 2-year-old son of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has died, after allegedly being assaulted by another man who’s believed to have been dating the child’s mother.