All across the country Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings are trending for all the wrong reasons. Peterson, facing child abuse charges in Texas, was placed on an NFL exempt list today – keeping him away from the team and off the field until his legal situation is resolved.
The Vikings made the decision less than 48 hours after they reinstated Peterson following a one-game suspension. Backlash ensued with countless columnists and talking heads calling for the NFL and the Vikings to forget about due process and the former MVP's superstar status and bench him.
With that, here are ten headlines drawing attention across the country.