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Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf, right, speaks as executive vice president & general manager Rick Spielman, left, owner/chairman Mark Wilf, second from left, and executive vice president legal affairs Kevin Warren listen during a news conference.

Vikings Owners on Peterson Decision: We Made a Mistake

Vikings owner Zygi Wilf says the team "made a mistake" in bringing back Adrian Peterson following his indictment on a felony child-abuse charge in Texas. The Vikings had benched Peterson for last Sunday's loss to New England. But the next day, the team said they would bring him back, and sponsors reacted swiftly...



  • Vikings Reinstate Special Teams Coach Priefer

    The Minnesota Vikings have reinstated special teams coach Mike Priefer after a two-game suspension for making anti-gay remarks. The Vikings announced their decision Sunday night, a few hours after a 30-7 loss to the New England Patriots. Priefer was suspended after former punter Chris Kluwe accused him...

  • In this May 22, 2012, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell pauses during a new conference in Atlanta. Domestic Violence Experts Added as NFL Advisers

    Three experts in domestic violence will serve as consultants to the NFL. Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to teams Monday announcing that Lisa Friel, Jane Randel and Rita Smith will work as "senior advisers." They will "help lead and shape the NFL's policies and programs relating to domestic violence and sexual assault," he wrote...

  • Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, right, gets a block from offensive tackle Matt Kalil as St. Louis Rams defensive end Robert Quinn, left, gives chase during the third quarter an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, in St. Louis. Vikings Players Discuss Impact Of Peterson Situation

    The Vikings had approximately 48 hours from the time the Adrian Peterson story broke and kickoff of their game against the New England Patriots.

  • Former Viking Cris Carter Weighs in on Adrian Peterson's Child Abuse Charge

    Commentators discussed Adrian Peterson’s child abuse charge on Sunday morning’s episode of ESPN’s NFL Countdown, and former Vikings receiver and ESPN NFL analyst Cris Carter emotionally ripped Peterson for his alleged actions against his four-year-old child...

  • Union Expects to File Ray Rice appeal Tuesday

    The NFL Players Association is planning to appeal the suspension of former Ravens star running back Ray Rice on Monday, according to NFL.com. The report says the union will argue Rice was punished twice for a domestic violence incident, first suspended for two games in February and now suspended indefinitely...