Adrian peterson

The Friday Interview
‘Confusion, Mistrust, Frustration, Anger’
‘Confusion, Mistrust, Frustration, Anger’
NFLPA boss DeMaurice Smith and president Eric Winston speak out strongly against what they see as commissioner Roger Goodell’s unilateral and arbitrary enforcement of new discipline. If “Everything is on the table,” the union asks, why won’t the NFL come to the table?
By Jenny Vrentas
Business of Football
The Best Buy in Football
The Best Buy in Football
At a third of the price of an elite quarterback, a good coach is the wisest expenditure in the salary cap era, and the best way to gain a long-term competitive edge. Plus, thoughts on Adrian Peterson and NFL gambling
By Andrew Brandt
Open Field
Peterson’s Punishment
Peterson’s Punishment
The NFL came down hard on star running back Adrian Peterson, suspending him effectively for the rest of the season without pay despite his having already missed nine games and had his legal case adjudicated. He and the union strenuously object, and plenty of legal wrangling remains
By Peter King
Monday Morning Quarterback
The Perfect Patriot
The Perfect Patriot
On Sunday night, America tuned in to see Tom Brady and Andrew Luck battle for AFC supremacy. Instead an undrafted journeyman running back stole the show. Plus, the Chiefs roll on, and what's next for Adrian Peterson?
By Peter King
Analytics
With or Without You
With or Without You
Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson left the Ravens and Vikings in a bind this season, but their absence hasn’t really hurt the teams’ performances
Business of Football
It’s Time for a Solution
It's Time for a Solution
Issues with the NFL’s ‘Let Roger handle it’ method of discipline are now obvious. Going forward, it’s going to take more than one person to oversee league discipline. Here’s what could work
By Andrew Brandt
Open Field
Questions Unanswered as the Focus Shifts
Questions Unanswered as the Focus Shifts
Roger Goodell's much anticipated (and much overdue) press conference delivered little substance. Meanwhile, a new report has shifted focus from Park Avenue to Baltimore
By Peter King
Open Field
League Discipline and Legal Reality
League Discipline and Legal Reality
As it reels from one decision to the next, the NFL and its teams are finding out just how hard it is to come up with a consistent and coherent policy of punishment for players beyond the justice system
Business of Football
It Goes Beyond Goodell
It Goes Beyond Goodell
The commissioner is taking the brunt of the blame for mishandling the Ray Rice discipline. But as with all Personal Conduct Policy matters, there were other factors, and other people, influencing the league's decision
By Andrew Brandt
Open Field
It’s Past Time, Commissioner
It’s Past Time, Commissioner
If the NFL is going to make good on promises to address its domestic violence problem it must act now, and it's time for Roger Goodell to come out of hiding and answer to his critics
By Peter King