PETERSON’S TIME OFF
Sept. 13: Peterson surrendered to Montgomery County, Texas, authorities after being charged with felony child abuse for disciplining one of his children with a switch, a tree branch. He was deactivated for a game against New England.
Sept. 17: With corporate sponsors, politicians and fans voicing outrage over Peterson’s return, the Vikings placed him on the exempt/commissioner’s permission list.
Nov. 4: Peterson entered a no contest plea, admitting no guilt to a misdemeanor child injury charge.
Nov. 10: The NFLPA filed an expedited noninjury grievance seeking reinstatement of the All-Pro running back.
Nov. 18: The NFL suspended Peterson for the rest of the season.
Feb. 27: Peterson returned to the commissioner’s exempt list when U.S. District Judge David Doty overturned an arbitrator’s ruling that sided with the league over Peterson.
April 16: Peterson was reinstated by the NFL.
Tuesday: After missing the first portions of organized team activities, Peterson reported to Winter Park.