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Vikings Lead NFL In Number Of Player Arrests

The Vikings hold a title the team doesn’t celebrate – the most players arrested in the NFL. According to USA Today, 45 Minnesota Vikings have been arrested since 2000. That’s double the league average.

09/16/2014

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Criticism Mounting For Vikings, Adrian Peterson

For as long as he’s been in the NFL, Adrian Peterson has been one of the most popular and most marketable stars in the league, an approachable superstar with the kind of inspirational comeback story that made him an endorser’s dream.

09/16/2014

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Fmr. NFL Player Tyrone Carter Weighs In On Peterson Incident

The fallout is coming from all angles in the Adrian Peterson case. From the actual criminal charges to the Vikings decision to have him return this week, the politicians voicing their displeasure over that move to sponsors dropping out, and some charity team activities canceled Tuesday, the fallout is big.

09/16/2014

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Restaurant’s ‘Joke Gone Awry': Wear Peterson Jersey, You Can Spank Servers

A Mankato restaurant got considerable flak over the weekend after telling customers on Facebook that if they came in wearing an Adrian Peterson jersey they could spank their server.

09/16/2014

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Will The Adrian Peterson Indictment Affect The Vikings Organization?

A Twin Cities advertising executive thinks some of the backlash that’s happening because of the Adrian Peterson indictment will eventually fade, and won’t hurt the Vikings organization. Doug Spong is president of the Spong agency.

09/16/2014

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Gov. Dayton: Vikings’ Peterson Is ‘Embarrassment’

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says Vikings running back Adrian Peterson should have stayed suspended until an accusation of child abuse was resolved in the legal system.

09/16/2014

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09/16/2014

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Are Vikings’ Reasons For Playing Peterson Pure?

Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman said Monday that the decision to play Peterson has nothing to do with him as a football player.

09/15/2014

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Radisson Suspends Minnesota Vikings Sponsorship

Monday evening, Radisson said it’s suspending its limited sponsorship of the Vikings while it evaluates the facts and circumstances of the case.

09/15/2014

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Vikings Are Among NFL’s Leading Teams For Player Arrests

The Adrian Peterson child abuse case is not the first time a Viking player has been in trouble. But how the Vikings are handling this case is a bit different. Vikings players have been arrested 45 times since 2000 for crimes ranging from assault, to drunk driving, to disorderly conduct.

09/15/2014

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Teammates Say They Stand Behind Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson issued a statement and was at the team facility Monday, but was not in the locker room to elaborate. His teammates, however, did.

09/15/2014

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Peterson Allegations Give Vikings A PR Challenge

Minnesota Vikings fans are deeply divided not only on their opinions about the Adrian Peterson child abuse allegations, but on how the team reacted.

09/15/2014

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News Click: Vikings and Adrian Peterson

09/15/2014

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AP Will Play Sunday, Releases Statement On Incident

The Minnesota Vikings announced Monday morning that running back Adrian Peterson will practice this week and play Sunday at New Orleans. Hours later, Peterson issued a statement on the incident, opening up about the child abuse allegations for the first time.

09/15/2014

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Full Text Of Adrian Peterson’s Statement On Child Abuse Charges

Here is the full text of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson’s statement, which he released Monday. He has been charged with child abuse for striking his 4-year-old son with a wooden switch.

09/15/2014

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