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Vikings WR Cayleb Jones Arrested on Allegations of Felony Theft, Domestic Assault

Vikings wide receiver Cayleb Jones was arrested Tuesday on allegations of felony theft, misdemeanor domestic assault and for interfering with a 911 call. He was being held without bond in the Dakota County Jail in Hastings, Minnesota. A preliminary investigation deemed that Jones and an unidentified female engaged in “a verbal altercation” that turned physical. […]

Vikings Cornerback Tramaine Brock Cleared Following NFL Investigation

Vikings cornerback Tramaine Brock has been cleared after an NFL investigation involving the league’s personal conduct policy, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Brock had been arrested on suspicion of felony domestic violence in April, which led to his release by the San Francisco 49ers a day later. Charges were filed in June but dropped […]

Vikings Standing in Support of WR Floyd Despite Having to Spend a Day in Jail

An Arizona judge on Monday ruled Michael Floyd violated the terms of his house arrest by testing positive for alcohol earlier this month, but Floyd was sentenced to only one day in jail, and the Vikings issued a statement of support for their new wide receiver, Matt Vensel of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports. General Manager […]

Peterson To Plead Not Guilty To Child Abuse Charge

A spokeswoman for Vikings running back Adrian Peterson’s attorney said Tuesday the NFL player plans to plead not guilty to a child abuse charge during his first court appearance in Texas since his indictment last month. Peterson was scheduled to be in court Wednesday in Conroe, located north of Houston. Mary Flood, a spokeswoman for […]

Peterson Makes a Court Appearance

Not a lot to report today about Vikings running back Adrian Peterson’s trip to Houston for a court outing. Peterson made his court appearance Monday Morning in connection with his July 7th arrest on charges of resisting arrest. Yet little of significance happened as the prosecution requested more time to review the case, with pre-trial […]

Peterson Says He Did Not Push or Shove During Arrest

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson stopped only briefly to address reporters when leaving a Houston courtroom Friday morning. But in wrapping up his remarks, the Vikings running back offered a four-word statement that summarizes his defense, Dan Wiederer of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. “I didn’t touch anyone,” he said. Peterson was appearing in court […]

Peterson’s Dad Says Off-Duty Officer Used Vulgar Language

The off-duty police officer who confronted Adrian Peterson used “vulgar language” and was “disrespectful” when asking the Vikings running back to leave the club in downtown Houston over the weekend, Peterson’s father, Nelson, told Jeremy Fowler of te St. Paul Pioneer Press. “From what I’ve gathered, he was very disrespectful to Adrian,” Nelson said by […]

Adrian Peterson’s Mugshot From His Arrest Released

This is the reported mugshot of Adrian Peterson after being arrested in a Houston nightclub. Not sure about you, but for a guy that just got into a lot of trouble, doesn’t look like a guy that is all that upset about it. Then again, if he was as intoxicated as they say, he probably […]

Peterson Described as Highly Intoxicated and Belligerent During Arrest

Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson has some explaining to do over his arrest at a Houston nightclub. The GM of the club told TMZ that Peterson was a highly intoxicated, belligerent customer. Peterson has been charged with misdemeanor resisting arrest, posted $1,000 bond and faces a Friday court appearance. Daniel Maher, general manager of […]

Adrian Peterson Arrested for Resisting Arrest

Early Saturday morning, Vikings star runningback Adrian Peterson was arrested in Texas and charged with resisting arrest. What was he resisting arrest for? Well that we don’t know as of now. Pro Football Talk had this to say about the incident: “A source with knowledge of the situation tells PFT that the incident culminating in Peterson’s arrest […]