The Minnesota Vikings have decided to reinstate running back Adrian Peterson, and team owners Zygi and Mark Wilf provided a statement on why they decided to let their running back return.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was deactivated for Week 2 against the New England Patriots after reports came out that he was being indicted for child abuse.
This stemmed from an incident involving his four-year-old son, where he disciplined him by spanking him with a switch for pushing another kid while they were playing a video game.
However, Peterson was reinstated by the Vikings, and team owners Zygi and Mark Wilf released a statement on their decision. They mainly cited that they can’t jump to conclusions before all the facts come out.
Here is a tweet from ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter releasing a link of the entire statement from the Vikings’ website.
Vikings’ statement on decision to reinstate RB Adrian Peterson: http://t.co/BePyQia4XR
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 15, 2014