A Minnesota mother is coming to the defense of the Vikings’ star running back. Adrian Peterson is charged with hitting his 4-year-old son with a wooden switch in Texas. Two years ago, a mom named April did something similar at a beach in northern Minnesota.
In a span of 14 days, the Vikings have gone from a 1-0 start to a 1-2 record. Adrian Peterson’s image has been all but wiped from the franchise, and major injuries are piling up, from their starting quarterback to their starting tight end.
A man charged in the killing of the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson in South Dakota last fall has been released on a $2 million bond.
The Saints are looking for a win against the Vikings Sunday because it’s their home opener and they’re 0-2.
The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office has filed a petition to protect Adrian Peterson’s 4-year-old son. According to the county, they have filed a Child in Need of Protection or Services petition. The petition outlines some of injuries the boy sustained while visiting Peterson and also outlines a safety plan for Peterson and the boy’s mother to follow.
When leadership was calling, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell seemed to be missing in action. Goodell was saying very little publicly concerning the domestic violence case of Baltimore Raven star Ray Rice.
The fallout continues in the aftermath of Adrian Peterson’s departure from the Minnesota Vikings. While the team has removed most of Peterson’s presence from its website, Peterson is still featured in both the still images and animations for the team’s new $1 billion stadium.
The Vikings’ next big challenge isn’t New Orleans as much as learning to play without All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson.
NFL teams make succession plans all the time for players moving past their prime. The sudden absence of Adrian Peterson from Minnesota’s backfield, however, could not have been anticipated.
The child abuse investigation involving Minnesota Viking running back Adrian Peterson continues to shake up the NFL, fans and even former players. Now one of the greatest players in Minnesota Vikings history is speaking out with strong words for Commissioner Roger Goodell, the Vikings and Peterson.
Twin Cities criminal defense attorney Joe Tamburino stopped by the WCCO This Morning show on Thursday to give his take on the case and what’s next for Adrian Peterson. He won’t be stepping on a football field until the legal matter is resolved, and there’s a chance he may never play for the Vikings again.
The Adrian Peterson case has opened up a national conversation about how to respond when a child misbehaves. On Monday, Peterson released a statement saying in part, “I’m not a perfect parent, but I am, without a doubt, not a child abuser.”
The Minnesota Vikings owners admitted Wednesday that they made a mistake when it came to the decisions regarding RB Adrian Peterson’s status with the team, after last week’s child abuse charges surfaced.
The Vikings team has had to endure a week of uncertainty and maintain that life will be normal if they just focus on New Orleans. The attempts at normalcy came at practice Wednesday in Winter Park.