Adrian Peterson Discusses Child-Abuse Case, Parenthood and More in SI Exclusive

January 5, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson managed to put off-field distractions behind him en route to a fantastic 2015 season, but the reigning rushing champion reflected on his difficult road in an exclusive interview with Sports Illustrated.  
In a feature by Greg Bishop, the 30-year-old superstar most notably discussed the death of one of his sons, as well as the child-abuse scandal that led to his absence in all but one game during the 2014 campaign.
The seven-time Pro Bowler spent almost the entire 2014 season on the NFL's exempt list after it was revealed that he hit his four-year-old son with a switch.
Peterson has since shown remorse for his actions and insisted he will never use a switch again to discipline his child, according to Tom Pelissero of USA Today, but he still feels misunderstood based on his interactions with commissioner Roger Goodell, per Bishop:
Roger Goodell, man, I don't know. ... This is when I knew he was blind t...

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