Sep 12, 2014 · According to law-enforcement sources, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson beat his 4-year-old son with a tree branch as a form of punishment this summer, an …Estimated Reading Time: 8 mins
Nov 21, 2018 · DALLAS -- Washington Redskins running back Adrian Peterson, who served a one-year suspension in the NFL after he was charged with child abuse, admitted he …
In 2014, Peterson was indicted by a grand jury in Texas on charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child that occurred earlier that year, and was suspended for the rest of the season. A free agent coming into the 2017 season, Peterson signed a two-year contract with the New Orleans Saints but was traded to the Arizona Cardinals mid-season before being released following the season's end.
The 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson died Friday of injuries suffered when he was beaten two days earlier, allegedly by his mother's boyfriend. The child died...
Sep 13, 2014 · Taking a branch, stripping it into something referred to as a switch and knocking some sense into his child. An old-style whoopin’ as Peterson referred to it.Reviews: 1
Sep 13, 2014 · Law enforcement sources revealed to CBS Houston on Friday that Adrian Peterson’s indictment on a charge of reckless or negligent injury to a child stemmed from a punishment the Minnesota Vikings ...Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins
Oct 12, 2013 · The 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson died Friday in Sioux Falls, S.D., from injuries sustained during an alleged aggravated assault Wednesday, police said.Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins
Sep 15, 2014 · Peterson allegedly whipped his 4-year-old son with a stick, leaving bruises on his back, open wounds on his legs, cuts to his scrotum, defensive wounds …Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins
Sep 14, 2014 · NFL legend Cris Carter just WENT OFF on Adrian Peterson -- scolding the Vikings running back for beating his 4-year-old kid ... and admitting his …
Nov 21, 2018 · 11/21/2018 2:08 PM PT. Adrian Peterson says he still disciplines his children using a switch ... despite nearly going to jail for striking his infant son with one 4 years ago.
Named a unanimous All-American that year, he became the first freshman to finish as a runner-up in the Heisman Trophy balloting. He used the same kind of discipline with his child that he experienced as a child growing up in east Texas. Thomas Henry. Lincoln County State's Attorney Tom Wollman confirmed the death of the child, who had been in critical condition in a hospital with severe head injuries since Wednesday. Peterson is in Dallas preparing to face the Cowboys on Thanksgiving Day. Gunman identified in deadly Kroger shooting Sep 25, AM. Appreciate the concern. Bengals' Boyd: Steelers 'gave up' late in loss. You must commit yourself to your counseling and rehabilitative effort, properly care for your children, and have no further violations of law or league policy. What flashed in my mind was, 'I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Just 11 weeks into his rookie season with the Vikings, Peterson was well on his way to Dickerson's record and considered one of the elite running backs in the NFL. Retrieved January 7, Retrieved November 5, Entering Week 17, he needed yards to break the NFL single-season record for the most rushing yards 2, , set in by Eric Dickerson. We'll notify you here with news about. Prayers go out to AdrianPeterson and his family! September 13, Brown J. Retrieved December 20, I'll come back stronger and better than I was before. Police are not releasing the boy's name out of respect for the family, but Peterson's father, Nelson Peterson, told the St. Kansas City Chiefs. NFL single-game rushing record November 4, — present yards. Houston Chronicle. FOX Sports. Adrian Peterson—awards and honors. December 8, November 4, Information from ESPN. He became the fourth running back to lead the league in yards per game in his first two seasons along with Jim Brown , Earl Campbell , and Eric Dickerson. As a senior in , he rushed for 2, yards on attempts, an average of February 28, His next yard effort came against the Detroit Lions , with yards on 18 carries,  and he was named the FedEx Ground Player of the Week. On October 10, , Peterson was traded to the Arizona Cardinals for a conditional sixth-round draft pick. He came back from reconstructive knee surgery to rush for 2, yards and win the league MVP award last season. The whole process took about 30 minutes. In four games, of which he started one, with the Saints to begin the season, Peterson rushed for 81 total yards. Palestine High School. Peterson's coach has stated that he believes that, had he not chosen a career in football, Peterson could have become an Olympic sprinter instead. The game was tied at 34 in the fourth quarter when Peterson ran for 26 yards, setting the Vikings up for a game-winning field goal with three seconds left. Retrieved August 21, Viking Update. Peterson during his time with the Redskins. Peterson was subsequently deactivated for one game by the Vikings. Update: September 13, 9 am — Adrian Peterson has been booked and released following his indictment for negligent injury to a child charges. August 4, At the hospital, it was discovered that the child's injuries were consistent with abuse. Download as PDF Printable version. Retrieved October 17, I don't know the guy who did it. Retrieved December 11, It became known that Peterson played through this injury starting in the last quarter of the season. Archived from the original on October 7, Retrieved September 17, In these cases, the average was taken.
The NFL is more about law and order these days than actual football, as Adrian Peterson is the next one to find his name on the offenders list after being indicted by a jury for beating his own kid, which obviously made quite a lot of splash in the world of making memes. What happened? Peterson wanted to discipline one of his children after he had a fight with his brother while playing a video game. His version of discipline? Taking a branch, stripping it into something referred to as a switch and knocking some sense into his child. The marks, with dried up blood, were still visible a week after Peterson dished out his special brand of discipline. This season is starting out in all the wrong ways. There also has been football, but too many distractions along the way. Sign in. Log into your account. Password recovery. Forgot your password? Get help. Super Bowl Fun Facts. Recent Posts. Gregory Cameron - May 18, pm 1. As the NBA embarks on a possible evolution for now, it's an experiment of its postseason format, Philadelphia 76ers: The Ben Simmons question January 17, pm. January 16, pm.
Authorities in Minnesota referred the case to the Houston Police Department to investigate. Peterson opened the season strongly with yards and three touchdowns through the first three weeks. Loses Its B. Peterson finished the season leading the league in rushing with 1, yards,  which marks the third-most yards in a sophomore season behind Eric Dickerson 's 2, yard season, and Chris Johnson's 2,yard season, which occurred the following season in It's a lot of hurt. His rushing yards through the first five games of the season is second in NFL history to Eric Dickerson. Retrieved December 31, At the hospital, it was discovered that the child's injuries were consistent with abuse. Just 11 weeks into his rookie season with the Vikings, Peterson was well on his way to Dickerson's record and considered one of the elite running backs in the NFL. Oklahoma defeated Iowa State in that game; however, on the final drive for the Sooners, Peterson broke his collar bone when he dove into the end zone on a yard touchdown run. Peterson finished his college football career as the Sooners' third all-time leading rusher. Peterson was suspended in after being charged with felony child abuse for using a switch to spank his thenyear-old son. Most Read. National Football League running backs with 2, rushing yards in a single season. It is important to remember that Adrian never intended to harm his son and deeply regrets the unintentional injury. In addition, he had 11 touchdowns, along with receiving yards. Things like that can change the whole attitude of an organization. Comments 0. December 31, Retrieved February 23, Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Minnesota Vikings. Black Christian News. See also: Washington Redskins season. Retrieved December 20, In the season, Peterson's playing time was limited by a broken foot. Archived from the original on August 26, Peterson rushed for yards and three touchdowns in the loss. Panthers After Death of Son". September 7, Patterson, who police say is the boyfriend of the child's mother, was taken into custody and charged. Retrieved September 15, February 10, High-stakes week ahead for lawmakers as debt crisis looms Sep 27, PM. Police and an emergency medical services crew were called Wednesday to a Sioux Falls home, where the child was found unresponsive and was rushed to the hospital, according to a police statement. During the game, Peterson contributed 80 rushing yards and a touchdown in a 55—41 NFC win. The New York Times. Adrian is a loving father who used his judgment as a parent to discipline his son. Retrieved September 22, Retrieved August 11, Password recovery. Army Player of the Year Award winners. Retrieved June 30, December 2, Archived from the original on September 7, Three weeks later, on November 4, , Peterson broke his own franchise record as well as the NFL single game rushing yard record previously held by Jamal Lewis since when he rushed for yards on 30 carries and three touchdowns against the San Diego Chargers in a home game in Minneapolis. He's human. Sources: " Oklahoma Football Commitment List". Adrian Peterson via Twitter. Tampa Bay was coming off a bye week and was a notoriously difficult team to run against. That week, the Vikings played the Green Bay Packers needing a win to clinch a playoff berth. That could change.
Police are not releasing the boy's name out of respect for the family, but Peterson's father, Nelson Peterson, told the St. Paul Pioneer Press the child is Adrian Peterson's son. Lincoln County State's Attorney Tom Wollman confirmed the death of the child, who had been in critical condition in a hospital with severe head injuries since Wednesday. The boy died at a. Joseph Patterson, 27, was charged with aggravated assault and aggravated battery in the child's death. Wollman said he'll review police and medical reports before making further decisions about criminal charges, possibly by early next week. Peterson tweeted a series of messages Friday night, thanking his family, friends, fans and fellow NFL players -- whom he referred to as "a fraternity of brothers" -- for their support. Peterson took to Twitter again on Saturday morning, confirming that the 2-year-old was not Adrian Peterson Jr. My son Adrian Jr. Appreciate the concern. We respectfully ask to stop tweeting his pics. The Vikings host the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. Peterson, speaking to reporters at the Vikings' team facility Friday before an announcement about his son's death had been made, said he would play Sunday. That could change. An additional source close to Peterson told Anderson he was certain the running back would play against the Panthers. Another source close to the player said he would tell Peterson to sleep on it. Police and an emergency medical services crew were called Wednesday to a Sioux Falls home, where the child was found unresponsive and was rushed to the hospital, according to a police statement. The child was under Patterson's care at the time, and nobody else was at the home. At the hospital, it was discovered that the child's injuries were consistent with abuse. Patterson, who police say is the boyfriend of the child's mother, was taken into custody and charged. Peterson is second in the NFL with yards rushing and first in the league with five touchdowns. He came back from reconstructive knee surgery to rush for 2, yards and win the league MVP award last season. Our thoughts and prayers go out to him and his family, and hopefully things work out," coach Ron Rivera said. Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said he thought Peterson practiced as well as he could Friday considering the circumstance. He's human. But he was into it mentally, best as he could be. Fellow running back Toby Gerhart said: "It's hard for any man to admit that he's hurting or he needs help or anything like that. For us to be around him and tell him we've got his back, if there's anything he needs that we're there for him, I think that goes a long way. I respect him as a father and as a role model. And also having two boys of my own, it hit home. It sucks that this has happened. Like I said in my tweets, my family, our prayers go up to him and him and his family, his son. I don't know the guy who did it. But there's nothing that a 2-year-old kid can say, can do, can harm to any grown-up that would make them do that. It's a lot of hurt. It's a lot of anger. It's messed up. Prayers go out to AdrianPeterson and his family! What a cruel world we live in! Truly unbelievable! Information from ESPN. Skip to main content Skip to navigation. Peterson's son, 2, dies after alleged assault. Minnesota Vikings. After domination of Eagles: How 'bout them Cowboys? Dallas Cowboys. Philadelphia Eagles, embarrassed by rival Cowboys, in jeopardy of free fall. Philadelphia Eagles. Brady: New England trip not a time to reminisce. Tampa Bay Buccaneers.