A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Adrian Peterson has informed Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer that he will not be attending the team's optional practices that start on Tuesday. Peterson has been unhappy…JON KRAWCZYNSKI (AP Sports Writer)
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Dozens of New England Patriots fans filled a parking lot at Gillette Stadium to protest the four-game suspension handed to quarterback Tom Brady over the ''Deflategate'' scandal.
Roger Goodell will hear Tom Brady's appeal of his four-game suspension for his role in the deflated footballs scandal. The union asked Goodell to remove himself from that role because it said he lacked impartiality and that Goodell would be called…BARRY WILNER (AP Pro Football Writer)
Cornerback Orlando Scandrick has the raise he sought by skipping the first two weeks of voluntary offseason workouts with the Dallas Cowboys. It's the second time in three years the Cowboys have reworked contract terms for Scandrick, who showed up…SCHUYLER DIXON (AP Sports Writer)
Family comes first for Sheldon Richardson - especially over voluntary football practices. The New York Jets defensive lineman was irritated by fans critical of him skipping organized team activities earlier this week, telling them they need to…DENNIS WASZAK Jr. (AP Sports Writer)