Adrian Peterson News Archive
Peterson's appeal for his season-long suspension from the NFL for violating the league's personal-conduct policy will be held Dec. 2 and heard before arbitrator Herald Henderson, not Roger Goodell, ESPN reports.
Peterson has officially appealed his season-long suspension from the NFL for violating the league's personal-conduct policy, NFL.com reports. The NFL Player's Association has also asked that a neutral arbitrator oversee the process instead of commissioner Roger Goodell.
Arbitrator Shyam Das has ruled that the NFL can keep Peterson on the Commissioner Exempt list for the time being, Tom Pelissero of USA Today reports.
The NFL announced Tuesday that Peterson has been suspended for the remainder of the 2014 season without pay for violating the league's personal-conduct policy, He will be ineligible for reinstatement until April 15, 2015.
The NFL is deliberating whether to discipline Peterson before Monday's hearing for an expedited, non-injury grievance that the NFL Players Association filed, ESPN's Chris Mortensen reports. Meanwhile, Peterson maintains he skipped a disciplinary hearing with the NFL on Friday because the "'hearing' was something new and inconsistent with the CBA," he told ESPN.
Peterson refused to appear Friday at a scheduled disciplinary hearing with the NFL, ESPN.com reports.
Peterson's hearing for the expedited, non-injury grievance that the NFL Players Association filed will be next Monday, NBC Pro Football Talk reports.
The NFL Players Association has filed an expedited, non-injury grievance to remove Peterson from the Commissioner's Exempt list. Under the grievance the NFL and NFLPA are supposed to work in "good faith" to resolve the issue before the player's next game, Mike Garafolo of Fox Sports reports.
The NFL Players Association sent a letter to the NFL on Friday, calling for Peterson's immediate reinstatement based on the agreement that placed him on the commissioner's exempt list in September, ESPN reports. Minnesota Vikings executives, however, are divided on whether they want Peterson back immediately, Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reports.
Following a plea agreement reached Tuesday in which Peterson pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge of reckless assault, the running back's situation is slated to be reviewed for potential discipline under the NFL's personal conduct policy, according to ESPN.com.