Sep 15, 2014 3:49 PM
Peterson apologies, is reactivated...Hardy status undecided....RG3 gets good news
The Associated Press
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has issued a statement apologizing for injuring his son while disciplining him. The injury caused Peterson to be indicted on child abuse charges. He says he never intended to harm his son when he struck him with a switch, and that he's not a child abuser. The Vikings have activated Peterson for Sunday's game against New Orleans.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Panthers coach Ron Rivera isn't sure if Greg Hardy will play Sunday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers while he's involved in a domestic violence case. Hardy was deactivated for Sunday's game against Detroit after his July conviction, which is being appealed.
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III could return this season after an MRI on his dislocated left ankle showed no broken bones. Coach Jay Gruden says the team will have an idea when RG3 could return after he spends a few weeks in a cast. Griffin was injured in yesterday's win over Jacksonville.
METAIRIE, La. (AP) A person familiar with the situation has told The Associated Press that New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram has a broken hand. Saints coach Sean Payton says he's following his policy of not releasing injury information until the next NFL-required injury report on Wednesday.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Fourth-ranked Oklahoma will be without running back Chris Ford for at least a week after he fractured his fibula in Saturday's win over Tennessee. Ford is the Sooners' top rusher and leads the team with five touchdowns.