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Vikings’ Peterson Practices In Full Pads

Viking running back Adrian Peterson returned to practice for the Vikings and for the first time this season in full pads. Peterson took only a few hand-offs but the defense was instructed not to hit him. Peterson was disappointed he wasn't allowed to be hit but is happy to be back practicing with the guys.

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Vikings Activate Peterson From PUP List

The Vikings activated running back Adrian Peterson from the physically unable to perform list Sunday. Peterson is coming back from a torn ACL and MCL in his left knee and has been ahead of schedule in his rehab. Peterson was able to practice with the Vikings Sunday but cannot practice in pads until Tuesday because of the new collective bargaining agreement prohibits practicing in full pads for 2 days for players that have been activated from the PUP list.

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Vikings’ Peterson Still On Track to Play Sept 9

Viking head coach Leslie Frazier said Wednesday that running back Adrian Peterson is still on track to play when the regular season begins on September 9 at home against Jacksonville. Frazier says he'd like to see Peterson see action in practice and carries in a preseason game before he's cleared to play in the regular season.

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Peterson Hearing Moved To September

Viking running back Adrian Peterson had his pretrial hearing in Houston, Texas moved to September 27. Prosecutors have agreed to push back the court date for Peterson to face a misdemeanor resisting arrest charge. The pretrial hearing as originally scheduled for July 13 and then moved to Monday. Attorney Rusty Hardin says hearings will now be held September 27 and November 15.

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Vikings’ Childs Out For the Season

The Vikings have lost receiver Greg Childs for the season after he suffered a torn patella tendon in both knees Saturday night in a scrimmage at Minnesota State-Mankato. Childs season is over and career is in jeopardy. The 6'3 receiver ran a 4.39 40 at the combine but had a injury history in college at Arkansas. He was taken in the 4th round by the Vikings in the April draft.

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Peterson Suffers Allergic Reaction

Viking running back Adrian Peterson suffered an allergic reaction at lunch in Mankato Monday that sent him to a local hospital. Coach Leslie Frazier said Peterson ate some seafood that caused his face to swell and shortness of breath. An ambulance was called and Peterson was diagnosed with a allergic reaction at the hospital.

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Peterson’s Attorney Says He Was the “victim”

Viking running back Adrian Peterson's attorney says he was a victim and a charge of resisting arrest is a "fabrication." Texas attorney Rusty Hardin released a statement Monday, two days after Peterson was released from a Houston jail. Peterson was arrested shortly after 2am Saturday and charged with resisting arrest after he allegedly pushed a off-duty police officer who was working security at the night club.

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Vikings’ Peterson Says “Truth Will Surface”

Viking running back Adrian Peterson tweeted Sunday, "Thank you for waiting for the facts. Truth will surface". Peterson also quoted Winston Churchill writing: "A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."

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Adrian Peterson Arrested In Texas

Viking running back Adrian Peterson was arrested in Houston, Texas for resisting arrest and for alledgedly pushing a police officer. Peterson was at a bar early Saturday morning and refused to leave when all patrons were asked to do so. He got into an argument with a police officer and was tackled to the ground after he alledgedly pushed an officer.

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Adrian Peterson Locked Up

Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson has been arrested in Houston on a charge of resisting arrest. Peterson is from Palestine, Texas.

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