Peterson's Return To NFL Still In Question After Plea Deal
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson accepted a plea deal that will allow him to avoid jail time, but there's been no word on his future with the NFL.By Matt Moreno | November 4, 2014
It looks like Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will avoid jail time after reaching a plea deal Tuesday.
According to a report from NBC Sports: "Peterson will plead no contest to one count of misdemeanor reckless assault. The plea will not include reference to family violence or violence against a minor."
REPORTER MICHELE STEELE FOR ESPN: "No jail time for Adrian Peterson even though, according to Texas state law, misdemeanor reckless assault you could be punished up to a year in prison. Instead, he'll get probation, a fine as well as community service."