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Players union files suit against NFL to reinstate Adrian Peterson
Players union files suit against NFL to reinstate Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson’s fight with the NFL continued Monday, as the players union filed suit in federal court on behalf of the Minnesota Vikings star. As expected, the NFL Players Assn. filed suit in U.S. District Court in Minnesota, arguing that Peterson was promised by league executive Troy Vincent that he could return to the field this season after serving a two-game suspension in the wake of his legal issues. Peterson pleaded no contest on Nov. 4 to misdemeanor reckless assault charges for striking his 4-year-old son with a switch. Instead of allowing Peterson to return this season, however, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell suspended him until at least April 15. Last week, that...

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