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Peterson reinstatement facing criticism
Adrian Peterson has been one of the most popular and marketable stars in the NFL, an approachable superstar with an inspirational comeback story that made him an endorser's dream.
Probation for Browns' Gordon in DWI case
A prosecutor said Tuesday that suspended Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon will receive probation and undergo a substance-abuse assessment after pleading guilty to a drunken-driving charge in North Carolina.
Union appeals Rice's suspension
The NFL players' union appealed Ray Rice's indefinite suspension Tuesday night.
Major sponsors voice disapproval of NFL
Major sponsors including Anheuser-Busch are adding to the chorus of disapproval over the National Football League's recent scandals, but the companies are stopping short of pulling advertising.
Warner, Seau among 113 Hall nominees
Super Bowl-winning quarterback Kurt Warner and linebacker Junior Seau are among 15 first-year eligible modern-era candidates nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Bill to tie NFL tax status to 'Redskins'
A U.S. senator threatened the NFL with legislation over Washington's nickname, a letter was dispatched to the other 31 team owners, and the issue was linked to the league's others recent troubles Tuesday as the anti-"Redskins'' movement took its cause to Capitol Hill.
Falcons LT Matthews returns to practice
Falcons rookie left tackle Jake Matthews has returned to practice after missing last week's loss at Cincinnati with a sprained left ankle.
Bengals put TE Smith on injured reserve
The Bengals put tight end Alex Smith on injured reserve Tuesday, ending his season and cutting deeper into Cincinnati's depth at the position.
Dolphins C Pouncey returns to practice
Miami Dolphins starting center Mike Pouncey practiced Tuesday for the first time since undergoing hip surgery back in July.
Giants put Thurmond, Jernigan on IR
The New York Giants placed cornerback Walter Thurmond III and wide receiver Jerrel Jernigan on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday.
Adrian Peterson's statement on child abuse charges
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's statement released Monday after he was charged last week with child abuse for striking his 4-year-old son with a wooden switch:
Criticism mounting for Vikings, Adrian Peterson
For as long as he's been in the NFL, Adrian Peterson has been one of the most popular and most marketable stars in the league.
Report: Peterson faced previous accusations of injuring a child
UPDATE (Monday, 10:15 p.m. ET): The Minnesota Vikings released a statement Monday evening after the latest accusations against Adrian Peterson surfaced:
Bears put CB Tillman on season-ending IR
Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman will miss the remainder of the season after tearing his right triceps.
Eagles beat Colts on game-ending FG
With Nick Foles at quarterback and LeSean McCoy and Darren Sproles in the backfield, the Philadelphia Eagles are never out of the game.
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