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July 9, 2012, 11:38 AM
Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson was arrested on a charge of resisting arrest after an early morning incident where police say it took three officers to subdue him.

Houston Police Department spokesman Kese Smith said Peterson was at a downtown nightclub early Saturday morning when an off-duty Houston police officer working security asked Peterson and a group of people he was with to leave because it was closed. The man, who Kese said identified himself as a police officer, left to tell other patrons to leave the club before returning to Peterson's group to again tell them to leave.

Kese said Peterson turned around and told the officer that he heard him the first time and pushed him in the shoulder, causing him to stumble. The officer told Peterson he was under arrest and to put his hands behind his back. Peterson began yelling, pulled away and "assumed an aggressive stance" so another off-duty officer came to help. Peterson continued to struggle with them both.

The 27-year-old player was finally handcuffed with the help of a third off-duty officer. Peterson complained of shortness of breath after he was taken to a Houston jail and was examined by Houston Fire Department personnel, who said that he was OK.
July 9, 2012  11:39 AM ET

Stupid people SUCK!!!!

July 9, 2012  11:50 AM ET
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Stupid people SUCK!!!!

agreed Sweets!

July 9, 2012  11:51 AM ET
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Stupid people SUCK!!!!

Just another athlete thinking they are entitled to more than the rest of us.

July 9, 2012  12:12 PM ET

bump

July 9, 2012  12:17 PM ET

bump

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July 9, 2012  01:21 PM ET
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I'm surprised about Peterson,but at least it wasn't another Bengals player, And the LIONS have had more arrests this year than cincy also.

The Lions are a mess in no small part to their HC. I look at Suh as an example. I don't recall him being a dirty player in college. What he's picked up is most likely from the coaching mentality they have going on in Detroit.

July 9, 2012  01:28 PM ET
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...What he's picked up is most likely from the coaching mentality they have going on in Detroit.

That's sad. A lot of young, talented players in Detroit right now.

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July 9, 2012  01:52 PM ET

Yo Adrian! Pick up line 2. The Commish would like a word with you. Have fun!

July 9, 2012  02:23 PM ET
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That's sad. A lot of young, talented players in Detroit right now.

Young, talented and immature.

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July 11, 2012  06:41 AM ET

I'd expect the best runningback in the league to at least be able to outrun some cops.

July 11, 2012  06:45 AM ET
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I'd expect the best runningback in the league to at least be able to outrun some cops.

Probably just stood there thinking he could talk his way out of it, sign some autographs, make some laughs, everyone leaves happy.

Then the cops turn out to be Lions fans...

July 11, 2012  07:19 AM ET

Dont understand what all the fuss is, he will get a slap on the wrist and be told "Now Adrian you be good now ok". They need to start punishing these atheletes a little harder and make them acountable for there actions. M. Vick and P. Burress payed for there actions as they should have, we give them to much leway and they think there untouchable and above the law because there pro sports figures, just aint right....

July 11, 2012  09:59 AM ET

Seems the altercation should be on video...I can't believe any club nowadays would not have such.
But I have not heard anything about a video.

July 18, 2012  11:31 AM ET

You can add Dez Bryant to the growing list of morons. Sheesh, hitting your own mom...really?

July 18, 2012  12:08 PM ET
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You can add Dez Bryant to the growing list of morons. Sheesh, hitting your own mom...really?

Yes indeed! Heard an interesting fact though about that family. He is 23 and his mom is 37. Yeah..do the math. Not that it excuses anything just found it interesting.

 
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