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Adrian Peterson’s dad: This is a victory for all NFL players

Judge David Doty’s ruling on Thursday that the NFL could not retroactively discipline Vikings running back Adrian Peterson under the terms of the league’s new personal conduct policy was quickly hailed as a victory of “fairness” by the NFLPA. Peterson hasn’t issued any statement of his own yet, but his father Nelson gave Chris Tomasson…

Greg Hardy preparing to seek immediate reinstatement

Adrian Peterson’s win in Judge David Doty’s courtroom today isn’t just a win for the Vikings running back. Other players who were stuck in commissioner’s exempt limbo caught a break as well. A league source tells PFT that Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy will seek immediate reinstatement, in time to become a free agent. Hardy…

Dallas Cowboys Rumors: Adrian Peterson Remains Top Target With DeMarco Murray Likely Gone

The Dallas Cowboys are rumored to be making a strong play for Adrian Peterson to replace the likely departing DeMarco Murray, with sources saying the ruling reinstating Peterson opens the door for Dallas to bring him back home to Texas. Show More Summary

Adrian Peterson “remand” should lead to immediate reinstatement

On Thursday, Judge David Doty overturn Vikings running back Adrian Peterson’s suspension, finding the NFL could not apply the new personal conduct policy retroactively. That caused many to assume that Peterson immediately has been reinstated. He hasn’t been. And whether that’s technicality depends on what the NFL does next. Judge Doty didn’t reinstate Peterson. He…

NFL on Greg Hardy: He can’t be reinstated because he has yet to be disciplined

Thursday’s ruling in the Adrian Peterson case regarding retroactive application of the new personal conduct policy presumably helps Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy. It necessarily means that the NFL can’t apply the new personal conduct policy to him. The league has responded to the argument that the Peterson decision should result in the immediate reinstatement…

Adrian Peterson issues statement

On Thursday, Judge David Doty overturned the arbitration decision upholding the suspension of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.  While Peterson is not yet reinstated (and who knows when he will be?), he has been returned to the Commissioner-Exempt list, which allows him to speak to the Vikings. On Friday, he spoke publicly, via press release.…

Adrian Peterson wins suspension appeal, NFL challenges ruling

Adrian Peterson has successfully argued his case against an indefinite suspension. U.S. District Judge David Doty ruled in favor of Adrian Peterson on Thursday, overturning the Vikings running back's indefinite suspension from the NFL. Show More Summary

PFT Live 2/27: Chris Tomasson, To Do List: DET & ARZ

Mike Florio breaks down the latest on Adrian Peterson with Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press and gives the Detroit Lions and Arizona Cardinals some free advice with their offseason to do lists.  Mike goes in depth about what the Lions need to do before the 2015 season with Dave Birkett of the Detroit…

PFT Live: : Key point is Vikings can speak with Peterson

Chris Tomasson from the St. Paul Pioneer Press joins the show to talk about the Adrian Peterson situation. Tomasson said the key to this decision is the Vikings can now approach AP about making a return.

Goodell’s Authority Is Once Again Rebuked

For the second time in months, a judge ruled that the NFL exceeded its authority--this time, for suspending Adrian Peterson for all of last season

NFL appeals ruling in Adrian Peterson case

Like the Ray Rice grievance process, the NFL lost the legal challenge in the Adrian Peterson suspension.  Unlike the Rice case, the league has the power to appeal the Peterson ruling. “[W]e believe strongly that Judge Doty’s order is incorrect and fundamentally at odds with well-established legal precedent governing the district court’s role in reviewing…

PFT Live: Vikings talk with Chris Tomasson, Lions/Cardinals offseason to-do lists

Thursday was a busy day on the Adrian Peterson front as the NFL appealed Judge David Doty’s ruling that the league overstepped its bounds by punishing Peterson with an indefinite suspension under the new personal conduct policy. Peterson is back on the Commissioner’s exempt list while waiting for the legal matters to run their course and…

Best Week/Worst Week: Adrian Peterson and Dez Bryant

It's a bad week to be on incriminating videos that may or may not exist.

PFT Live 2/26: Peterson & Bryant updates, Offseason to do list: CIN & PIT

Mike Florio breaks down the latest news from around the NFL, including Adrian Peterson’s suspension being overturned. Mike talks to Eric Grubman about he future of the NFL in Los Angeles, Ian Rapoport about the Dez Bryant incident, and Derrick Brooks about the Bucs first overall pick in the Draft. Mike also breaks down the offseason to…

Vikings continue to focus on welcoming Adrian Peterson back

The Vikings have been silent in the hours since Judge David Doty vacated the suspension of running back Adrian Peterson. Earlier in the hour, they issued a statement which makes it clear that, for now, they’ll continue to be silent when it comes to talking directly to Peterson. “Adrian Peterson is an important member of…

What Can We Expect from Adrian Peterson in Potential Return to the NFL?

Adrian Peterson is a Minnesota Viking again...soon, probably. Judge David Doty ruled in favor of Peterson and the NFLPA on Thursday, vacating his suspension. Per Michael McCann of Sports Illustrated, the ruling puts Peterson's suspension...Show More Summary

Nelson Peterson mentions three teams as potential destinations for Adrian

Officially, the Vikings can now speak to running back Adrian Peterson. Unofficially, it sounds like multiple teams have been talking to someone. On Thursday, Adrian’s father, Nelson Peterson, told Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press that the elder Peterson has heard “rumors” of three potential destinations for Adrian. “I’ve heard rumors, Arizona,” Nelson…

ProFootballTalk: Peterson could emerge in better place financially

In the wake of Adrian Peterson’s appeal win, Mike Florio examines Peterson’s current contract with the Vikings and explains why Minnesota could be in a position to pay Peterson more than anyone else.

Adrian Peterson's father: Decision to stay with Vikings isn't up to us

A federal judge reinstated running back Adrxian Peterson on Thursday, meaning that he'll soon be able to resume his career. Now the question is where will he play in 2015?

Vikings star Adrian Peterson's suspension vacated by judge

A Minnesota judge has sided with the NFLPA in it's case vs. the NFL over Adrian Peterson's suspension, CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora confirms.

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