Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week…Adrian Peterson


  Anyone want to take a look at these stats and tell if you wouldn’t want a player like this on your team? 7× Pro Bowl (2007–2010, 2012, 2013, 2015 4× First-team All-Pro (2008, 2009, 2012, 2015) 3× NFL rushing yards leader (2008, 2012, 2015) 2× NFL rushing touchdowns leader (2009, 2015) These stats belongContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week…Adrian Peterson”

Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves


Rants:Adrian Peterson…this is a different time and place when it comes to child discipline. You don’t have to like it and yes maybe you were raised with tough physical discipline, but you in this day and age discipline your kids like you were back in the day. That is the message to Adrian Peterson andContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves”

Adrian Peterson suspended for the Entire 2014 season


The picture above is the last you will see in 2014. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell who hasn’t had a good year regarding player conduct notified Adrian Peterson that he will be suspended for the rest of the 2014 season. He will be eligible for reinstatement April 15, 2015. Peterson has been charged with child abuseContinue reading “Adrian Peterson suspended for the Entire 2014 season”

What was Charles Barkley doing on CBS? Seriously??


Did CBS need a distraction while covering the Adrian Peterson alleged child abuse issue?  What possible reason did CBS have for putting Charles Barkley on the air to defend Adrian Peterson’s handling of his son with the “rod of discipline”? Usually Barkley keeps his act on TNT or TBS. CBS had him cover college basketballContinue reading “What was Charles Barkley doing on CBS? Seriously??”

Adrian Peterson arrested for alleged Child Abuse


This following published report by Yahoo Sports is both disturbing and troubling on many fronts . For the NFL this is a week they wished never happened but more importantly for Adrian Peterson this is a lesson in child discipline in the 21st century. The following is a report from AP on the Adrian PetersonContinue reading “Adrian Peterson arrested for alleged Child Abuse”

Peyton Manning, Adrian Peterson, or Tom Brady … who is the league MVP?


With the 2012 NFL season coming down to the final 2 weeks of  the season, there are some stories that continue to bear watching. The rookies: Robert Griffin III, Russell Wilson, and Andrew Luck continue their season long battle as to who will be the league’s top rookie. I’t too close to tell. If you’re a RedskinsContinue reading “Peyton Manning, Adrian Peterson, or Tom Brady … who is the league MVP?”