Minnesota Vikings

Defense attorney Rusty Hardin (L) and NFL running back Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings address the media after Peterson plead 'no contest' to a lesser misdemeanor charge of reckless assault on November 4, 2014 in Conroe, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

NFL Will Hear Adrian Peterson’s Appeal On December 2

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.

11/21/2014

Adrian Peterson (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Adrian Peterson Says ‘Fresh Start Somewhere Else’ Might Be Best

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.

11/21/2014

Adrian Peterson (Photo by Andy Clayton King/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Who Is Adrian Peterson? I’ll Have To Get Back To You

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?

11/20/2014

Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings addresses the media after pleading 'no contest' to a lesser misdemeanor charge of reckless assault November 4, 2014 in Conroe, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Adrian Peterson Throws Flag On ‘Inconsistent’ NFL Discipline Process

Peterson’s potential return to the Vikings is at the heart of a dispute between the NFL and the players’ association, and the star running back thinks the league is being unfair.

11/17/2014

Adrian Peterson (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

AP: Peterson’s Hearing On Possible Reinstatement To Be Held Monday

A person with knowledge of the hearing told The Associated Press on Thursday that Adrian Peterson will meet with the NFL early next week about possible reinstatement with the Minnesota Vikings.

11/13/2014

Adrian Peterson (Photo Tom Lynn /Getty Images)

Peterson’s Return To NFL Might Take A Lot Longer Than He Wants

If Adrian Peterson is allowed to return to the Minnesota Vikings this season, the reunion won’t happen swiftly.

11/06/2014

Adrian Peterson (Photo by Andy Clayton King/Getty Images)

Peterson Reaches Plea Agreement In Child-Abuse Case, Will Avoid Jail Time

Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson will avoid jail time after reaching a plea agreement in his child-abuse case.

11/04/2014

Adrian Peterson (Photo Tom Lynn /Getty Images)

Prosecutors Want Peterson’s Bond Revoked After He Allegedly Admitted Smoking Pot

Peterson allegedly told a worker conducting his urinalysis exam during a Wednesday court appearance that “he smoked a little weed.”

10/09/2014

Adrian Peterson (Photo by Andy Clayton King/Getty Images)

December Trial Date Set In Adrian Peterson Child Abuse Case

Peterson did not enter a plea, though his attorney said he will eventually plead not guilty to the charge that carries a penalty of up to two years in prison.

10/08/2014

Adrian Peterson (Photo by Andy Clayton King/Getty Images)

Adrian Peterson To Plead Not Guilty To Child-Abuse Charge

Prosecutor Phil Grant declined to comment Tuesday on whether the case could be settled without a trial. If convicted, Peterson faces up to two years in prison.

10/07/2014

Robert Blanton #36 of the Minnesota Vikings attempts to take down Eddie Lacy #27 of the Green Bay Packers in the first half at Lambeau Field on October 2, 2014 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Packers defeat Vikings 42-10. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Five Things: Vikings Vs. Packers Thursday Night Roundup

It was another Thursday night blowout, as the Packers dominated the Vikings 42-10 last night in Green Bay. The Packers moved to 3-2, while Minnesota is 2-3, struggling on offense without Teddy Bridgewater, who was inactive with a sprained ankle.

10/03/2014

Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers passes against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field on September 28, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. The Packers defeated the Bears 38-17. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Jordy Nelson, Matt Asiata And Aaron Rodgers

These two bitter rivals will lock horns at Lambeau Field tonight in a key early-season NFC North showdown.

10/02/2014

Teddy Bridgewater #5 of the Minnesota Vikings scrambles with the ball during the first quarter of the game against the Atlanta Falcons on September 28, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football Breakdown: Minnesota Vikings Vs. Green Bay Packers

Will this contest between NFC North rivals be the first competitive Thursday night game of the season?

10/01/2014

(Credit: Jonathan Daniel / Getty Images)

CBS Sports’ Steve Beuerlein Talks Vikings Vs. Packers On Thursday Night Football

The Minnesota Vikings are set to take on the Green Bay Packers on “Thursday Night Football,” and these are both two teams that are starting to turn their season around. Former NFL quarterback Steve Beuerlein of CBS Sports took a few moments to speak about the NFC North contest this Thursday.

10/01/2014

Running back Jonathan Dwyer of the Arizona Cardinals scores a touchdown in the first quarter against the New York Giants on Sept. 14, 2014, at MetLife Stadium. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Cardinals’ Jonathan Dwyer Deactivated From Team Activities After Alleged Assault

The news just keeps getting worse for the NFL. On Wednesday the reeling league was hit with another scandal when the Arizona Cardinals’ Jonathan Dwyer was reportedly arrested for an attack on a woman.

09/17/2014

more