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NFL puts Adrian Peterson on exempt list after he wins appeal
NFL puts Adrian Peterson on exempt list after he wins appeal

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has scored a significant legal victory, although the NFL will keep him off the field by placing him on the commissioner's exempt list. U.S. District Judge David Doty ruled Thursday that NFL arbitrator Harold Henderson exceeded his authority in suspending Peterson, according to rules agreed upon by the league and the players’ union. Doty has ordered the case back to arbitration. The ruling means Peterson comes off the suspended list and can return to the Vikings, although it is not known whether he will play for them again or will be traded or released. The NFL released a statement saying it disagreed with the ruling and would...

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