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County attorney filed petition to protect Adrian Peterson’s son from him

According to the Star Tribune, Hennepin County filed a court petition Friday seeking protection for Adrian Peterson’s son after allegedly being abused by Peterson. The petition asked a judge to approve a safety plan for the child, including that Peterson not have any unsupervised or unauthorized contact with the child, and that he cannot use any “corporal punishment and/or physical...
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Jenn Sterger, the one who Brett Favre sent penis pics to rips NFL handling of player conduct

Former Jets employee Jenn Sterger spoke with the new York Daily and blasted the NFL over this mishandling of off-the field incidents. “The only reason the NFL is doing anything about these players now is because it may cost the league sponsorship money,” Sterger said. “The sponsors don’t want to be associated with people who beat women and beat children.” Sterger said the...
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Minnesota Vikings: Five keys to beating the Saints in week three

After getting completely dominated by the New England Patriots in week 2, Mike Zimmer and the Minnesota Vikings look to turn the page as they travel to New Orleans to take on Sean Payton and the Saints. After a crazy week for the front office and the rest of the Vikings’ organization, due to the dwelling Adrian Peterson situation, the Vikings will have to prepare for a crucial...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jerome Simpson gets axed by Vikings after latest arrest

The Minnesota Vikings are already in enough trouble with the Adrian Peterson case, and now the team had to cut ties with another player. Jerome Simpson the former Coastal Carolina standout cannot stay out of trouble. He has numerous charges pending and now he will face another charger.  Wide receiver Jerome Simpson has a Nov. […] The post Jerome Simpson gets axed by Vikings after...
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Vikings release troubled wide receiver Jerome Simpson

Just hours after news broke Minnesota Vikings receiver Jerome Simpson was in trouble with the law, again, the team announced it’s moving on without him. #Vikings release WR Jerome Simpson. — Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) September 18, 2014 Simpson had an arraignment scheduled this morning for November 3 because of an incident that occurred on July 7. Police pulled him over and...
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Minnesota Vikings not on hot seat, but several Super Bowl contenders are

It doesn’t take long for the pressure to mount in the NFL. Just two games into the 2014 season, plenty of people find themselves under the microscope, trying to answer questions about their most-recent performance. Who is in that spot? Here are five on the hot seat this weekend: *** 5. Peyton Manning Manning’s last game against Seattle wasn’t pretty The Broncos quarterback...
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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...
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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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings change their mind, Peterson out indefinitely

Two days ago, the Minnesota Vikings were willing to bring running back Adrian Peterson into the fold amid his indictement for child abuse. Fast forward to today, and the team looks to have caved under the pressure. Peterson will not remain an active member of the team during his legal troubles, reports NFL.com's Gregg Rosenthal. "This is the best possible outcome given...
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2 days ago  |  1 Comment

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...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss
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