In this Dec. 1, 2013, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson broke free of a tackle from Chicago Bears free safety Chris Conte. A federal judge has cleared the way for Peterson to be reinstated. U.S. District Judge David Doty issued his order Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, less than three weeks after hearing oral arguments.
In this Dec. 1, 2013, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson broke free of a tackle from Chicago Bears free safety Chris Conte. A federal judge has cleared the way for Peterson to be reinstated. U.S. District Judge David Doty issued his order Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, less than three weeks after hearing oral arguments. Ann Heisenfelt The Associated Press
In this Dec. 1, 2013, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson broke free of a tackle from Chicago Bears free safety Chris Conte. A federal judge has cleared the way for Peterson to be reinstated. U.S. District Judge David Doty issued his order Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, less than three weeks after hearing oral arguments. Ann Heisenfelt The Associated Press

Judge rules for Adrian Peterson, paving way for reinstatement

February 26, 2015 12:33 PM