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Union appeals Rice’s indefinite suspension by NFL

In this Aug. 7, 2014, file photo, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice sits on the sideline in the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Baltimore. The NFL players' union has appealed the league's indefinite suspension of Ray Rice, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.(AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)

BALTIMORE (AP) — The NFL players’ union appealed Ray Rice’s indefinite suspension Tuesday night, saying that he shouldn’t be punished twice for punching his fiancee in a casino elevator.

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Vikings bring back Peterson despite abuse charge

In this Sept. 7, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson warms up for an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams in St. Louis. The Vikings benched Peterson for Sunday's game after his attorney said he had been indicted by a Texas grand jury on a charge of child abuse. Attorney Rusty Hardin says the charge accuses Peterson of using a branch, or switch, to spank his son. He says Peterson has cooperated with authorities and "used his judgment as a parent to discipline his son." Hardin says Peterson regrets the incident but never intended to harm the boy. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam, File)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Minnesota Vikings have reversed course and placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner’s permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges in Texas.

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Giants put Thurmond, Jernigan on injured reserve

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants placed cornerback Walter Thurmond III and wide receiver Jerrel Jernigan on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday.

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Cardinals sign OLB Victor Butler, release 2 others

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have signed outside linebacker Victor Butler.

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Patriots’ defense faces the unknown in Carr

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel, right, is sacked for an 8-yard loss by New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower during the third quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots’ defense is preparing for a bit of the unknown in Oakland rookie quarterback Derek Carr this Sunday.

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