Amidst growing public pressure, the Minnesota Vikings have changed course and deactivated Adrian Peterson, placing him on the exempt/commissioner's permission list and making him unavailable for the foreseeable future.
The NFL has ruled the news cycle over the last 48 hours. Week One kicked off on Sunday and Monday night and TMZ released the video of Ray Rice striking and knocking his wife, Janay Rice unconscious early Monday morning.
"It's home now. Everything is set. The second time you go through it, it is better, easier, and I look forward to that continued growth and challenge for ourselves to be better than what we were yesterday," says first-year head coach Jerry Olszewski.