Adrian Peterson Suspended Without Pay

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Adrian Peterson has been suspended for the remainder of the season-without pay. The running back will not be  considered fro reinstatement until at least April 15th,2015.

Peterson was indicted on a felony charge in Houston, TX for child abuse in early September. The charges state that he used a switch to discipline his 4 year old son, leaving large bruises and lashes on his son.

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Peterson turned himself in to Houston authorities shortly after he was charged. Peterson is one of the best running backs in the NFL…he  currently holds several NFL records:

  • Most yards rushing in a single game (296)
  • 2nd all-time rushing yards in a single season (2,097)
  • Most rushing yards in any eight-game period (1,322)
  • Most 60+ yard TD runs in a career (12)
  • Most 200-yard rushing games for a rookie (2)
  • Most yards rushing in the first eight games (1,036)
  • Most 50+ yard runs in a single season (7)
  • Most games, 150 or more yards rushing, season (7) (tied with Earl Campbell, 1980)
  • Most rushing yards in a calendar month (861) in December 2012

Peterson’s other son died in the summer of 2013, after he was abused by the mothers boyfriend.

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