Thousands of Baltimore Ravens fans lined up to swap their Ray Rice jerseys for another player’s jersey in the wake of his arrest on domestic violence charges.
Just hours after The Arizona Cardinals deactivated running back Jonathan Dwyer for head-butting his wife, the team released running back Chris Rainey.
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer is the latest violent NFL player to be arrested for domestic abuse. The 25-year-old Marietta, Georgia native allegedly head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, NBC New York reports.
After intense political and financial pressure, the Minnesota Vikings has suspended child abuser Adrian Peterson indefinitely. The Vikings reactivated Peterson on Monday after he was arrested and charged with aggravated child abuse in Houston on Friday.
Minnesota Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman held a press conference today to announce the team’s decision to reactivate child abuser Adrian Peterson. Spielman stressed that the team did not condone child abuse, and that Peterson — who was arrested Friday for child abuse — should be allowed due process under the law.
But he also said: “We feel strongly as an organization that this [was] disciplining a child.”
Disgraced Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice and the NFL Players Association plan to appeal his NFL suspension Tuesday.
Rice, 27, was suspended indefinitely by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after new video footage was released showing Rice callously knocking out his now-wife, Janay Rice, in a casino elevator in mid-February.
Former Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson turned himself in to Houston authorities early Saturday morning. On Friday a grand jury indicted Peterson on charges of whipping his 4-year-old son with a tree branch. Peterson, 29, was booked into jail at 1 a.m. Saturday and released 30 minutes later on $15,000 bond. Houston police released this mugshot of an arrogant Peterson smiling as if he didn’t have a care in the world.