Off the Bench, Adrian Peterson Stands Up for Abuse

The Minnesota Vikings took a necessary step by deactivating Adrian Peterson for Sunday's game against the New England Patriots. That didn't last long.
Keep that on the field.

Since the news of Adrian Peterson's indictment for beating his son came down late Friday afternoon, people have been clamoring to figure out where the line is in disciplining a child and how the NFL will react amid heightened post-Ray Rice scrutiny. The Minnesota Vikings took a necessary step by not waiting for league action, deactivating Peterson for Sunday's game against the New England Patriots.

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