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After Making 'Mistake,' Vikings Bench RB Peterson

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hours after reversing course and benching Adrian Peterson indefinitely, Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf said Wednesday that the team “made a mistake” in bringing back their superstar running back following his indictment on a felony child-abuse charge in Texas. 955 more words

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After Making 'Mistake,' Vikings Bench Adrian Peterson

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hours after reversing course and benching Adrian Peterson indefinitely, Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf said Wednesday that the team “made a mistake” in bringing back their superstar running back following his indictment on a felony child-abuse charge in Texas. 848 more words

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Dayton: Vikings' Peterson Reversal Is Right

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says the Vikings’ overnight decision to put running back Adrian Peterson on hiatus was the right move. 127 more words

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The Broken Moral Compass of Vikings Owners Mark and Zygi Wilf

Brothers Zygi and Mark Wilf, owners of the Minnesota Vikings (with cousin Lenny) and New Jersey-based homebuilders Garden Homes have always been portrayed themselves as principled, family-oriented businessmen. 1,030 more words

Here We Go Again, Adrian Peterson Out Indefinitely

Less than 48 hours after announcing that Adrian Peterson would play in Week 3, the Vikings have had a change of heart. The team announced early Wednesday morning that Peterson has been placed on the Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission list. 35 more words

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Peterson Banned From Vikings

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Minnesota Vikings have reversed course and placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner’s permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges in Texas. 814 more words

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NFL: Adrian Peterson 'sorry' For Hurting Child

Star running back Adrian Peterson returned to the Minnesota Vikings on Monday, insisting he is not a child abuser and wanting “everyone to understand how sorry I feel about the hurt I have brought to my child” after he was charged with a felony in Texas for using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son. 1,017 more words

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