Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings have reached a standstill in their professional relationship.
Don’t play them. Don’t sign them. Don’t even answer their agents’ phone calls. It’ll never happen. The teams don’t care, not really. Not when it gets in the way of a winning record.
U.S. District Judge David Doty issued his order Thursday, less than three weeks after hearing oral arguments. “This is a victory for the rule of law, due process and fairness,” the NFLPA said in a statement.
Peterson says he is “praying” about his future. He should be praying to be reinstated and begging for forgiveness for his heinous behavior.
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The petition was filed Monday in Minnesota, where the NFLPA has often gone to contest labor matters with the league.
An arbiter appointed by the NFL to hear Adrian Peterson’s appeal has ruled that the Minnesota Vikings running back will remain suspended until at least next spring.
A special counsel for investigations and conduct will oversee initial discipline, Commissioner Roger Goodell said. The commissioner also may appoint a panel of independent experts to participate in deciding an appeal.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and players’ union chief DeMaurice Smith were to meet Tuesday to discuss the league’s personal conduct policy.
The NFL announced Friday that longtime hearing officer Harold Henderson will preside over the proceedings. Goodell has the authority to decide whether to hear the appeal himself or appoint someone else.
In an interview with USA Today, Peterson said he believes Vikings coaches and players are behind him but that feelings in the organization are mixed after he was charged with felony child abuse.
The NFL players’ union on Thursday appealed the league’s suspension of Adrian Peterson and demanded an independent, neutral arbitrator hears the case.
The usual suspects — better known as the American audience — are started to wonder: Have we judged Peterson, Ray Rice or even Roger Goodell properly? Did we go to the trigger too quickly?
Terry Bradshaw has no problem speaking his mind. The legendary QB took it to a new level Tuesday morning on WFAN radio, putting Roger Goodell on blast. And he didn’t stop there.
Commissioner Roger Goodell put his foot down on Tuesday, saying the 2012 NFL MVP has “shown no meaningful remorse” for hitting his 4-year-old son with a wooden switch.