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The NFL Players Association filed a federal lawsuit Monday for Adrian Peterson, asking the court to dismiss an arbitration ruling that upheld the NFL’s suspension of the star running back.
Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson said that he’s already lost $4 million in endorsements and missed more than half the season while his child abuse case played out.
The NFL’s hard line on Adrian Peterson held up. The league-appointed arbitrator for Peterson’s appeal affirmed the unpaid suspension until at least next spring.
Adrian Peterson did not testify at his appeal hearing Tuesday and NFL executive Troy Vincent is scheduled to testify Thursday, according to two people familiar with the case.
Adrian Peterson’s hearing for the appeal of his suspension will be held on Dec. 2. And it will not be in front of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
Adrian Peterson said that he believes the Vikings coaches and players are fully behind him, but feelings within the team are mixed after he was charged with felony child abuse.
The NFLPA calls Commissioner Roger Goodell’s punishment ‘unprecedented, arbitrary, and unlawful’ and demands an independent, neutral arbitrator hears Peterson’s case.
The stiff punishment delivered by the NFL on Tuesday, a suspension without pay for at least the rest of the season, put Adrian Peterson’s future with the Vikings in doubt.
Jerry Jones discussed the NFL’s recent decision to suspend star running back Adrian Peterson for at least the remainder of the 2014 season.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been suspended without pay for at least the remainder of the 2014 season, the league announced Tuesday.