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Vikings place Adrian Peterson on exempt list, barring him from team
Vikings place Adrian Peterson on exempt list, barring him from team

Two days after announcing that running back Adrian Peterson could return to practice following his indictment last week on a felony child-abuse charge, the Minnesota Vikings reversed their decision. The Vikings placed Peterson on the exempt/commissioner's permission list, preventing him from taking part in any team activities for an indefinite period, the team announced early Wednesday morning. The Vikings previously announced that Peterson would remain with the team as he waited for the legal process to continue. After holding him out of Sunday's game against the New England Patriots, the Vikings reinstated Peterson on Monday. Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf said they...

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