Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will not be returning to the football field anytime soon as his suspension appeal has been denied.
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Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has missed the entire season apart from Week 1 due to being indicted on child abuse charges, which allegedly involved him beating his four-year-old son with a switch.
The running back has been suspended by the NFL for a personal conduct policy violation, and he tried to appeal his suspension.
Peterson’s suspension has been officially upheld, so he cannot return to the NFL for the time being since his appeal was denied. However, he may return for the start of the 2015 season.
Here is a tweet from ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter releasing the latest piece of the Peterson saga.
Adrian Peterson’s appeal denied, per NFL.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 12, 2014