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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Goodell: ‘Same Mistakes Can Never Be Repeated’

Roger Goodell breaks his silence and says the NFL will implement a new conduct policy.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2014

Adrian Peterson. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Peterson Story Must Spur Culture Change

Sadly, in some circles whipping children is viewed as commonplace.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2014

Adrian Peterson. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

After Making ‘Mistake,’ Vikings Bench Adrian Peterson

“We made a mistake and we need to get this right,” Zygi Wilf said.

CBS Chicago–09/17/2014

Chicago Bears v Minnesota Vikings

Vikings Reverse: Adrian Peterson Banned From Team

Adrian Peterson has been placed on the exempt-commissioner’s permission list.

CBS Chicago–09/17/2014

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Minnesota Governor Calls Vikings’ Peterson An ‘Embarrassment’

Mark Dayton is pressuring the Vikings to suspend Adrian Peterson.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2014

Chiefs running back Knile Davis. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Harris: NFL Injuries, Troubles Lead To Waiver Wire Hunting

Some names to chase: Knile Davis, Danny Woodhead, Khiry Robinson and Kirk Cousins.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2014

Adrian Peterson. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Vikings Reinstate Adrian Peterson After Abuse Charge

Peterson will play Sunday against the Saints, the Vikings said.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2014

Adrian Peterson's mug shot (Montgomery County Sheriff)

Vikings’ Peterson Booked And Released From Texas Jail

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was booked and released from a Texas jail on a child abuse charge early Saturday, capping a tumultuous week for the NFL, which was already facing heavy criticism for its handling of a domestic violence case involving another star player.

09/13/2014

Adrian Peterson. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Vikings Star Adrian Peterson Indicted On Child-Abuse Charge

 HOUSTON (CBS/AP) — Star Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted in Texas on a charge of child abuse after using a branch to spank his son, and was swiftly benched by the team on Friday for […]

09/12/2014

Running back LeSean McCoy #25 of the Philadelphia Eagles runs against the New York Giants during the first quarter of a game at Lincoln Financial Field on October 27, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Vick recovered the fumble. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Running Backs To Draft

Quarterbacks are breaking records left and right in the pass-happy NFL, but that makes high-caliber running backs all the more valuable. Many of last season’s top performers appear on this list, but keep in mind there’s usually a major bust or two, likely due to the heavy workload of the position causing a hangover effect.

08/13/2014

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5 Must Have Offensive Players To Use When Playing Your 1st Game Of Madden’15

5 Must Have Offensive Players To Use When Playing Your 1st Game Of Madden’15

08/02/2014

Matt Forte. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Bears’ Forte ‘Mad’ About Being Voted NFL’s 91st-Best Player

An NFL.com survey of fellow players has eight running backs rated higher than Matt Forte — much to his chagrin.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2014

Sharrif Floyd  of the Minnesota Vikings forces the fumble of Josh McCown  for a Vikings recovery  (Credit: Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Rapid Reaction: Bears Earn A Loss In Minnesota

If there’s such a thing as earning a loss, the Bears did just that.

12/01/2013

Adrian Peterson. (Getty Images)

Vikings Star Adrian Peterson Probable For Sunday’s Game Against Bears

Peterson, second in the league with 997 yards rushing, has been limited for three weeks with a groin injury and was held out of practice Wednesday and Thursday.

11/29/2013

Adrian Peterson. (Getty Images)

Baker’s Dozen: Pro Athletes Need To Step Up Off The Field, Too

Two months ago my wife said six words to me that changed my life forever. “You’re going to be a Daddy.”

CBS 2–10/18/2013

Adrian Peterson. (Photo by Andy King/Getty Images)

Adrian Peterson’s Son Has Died

The 2-year-old son of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has died after being beaten by his mother’s boyfriend.

670 The Score–10/11/2013

Adrian Peterson. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Report: Adrian Peterson’s Son Allegedly Beaten By Mother’s Boyfriend

A son of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is in critical condition after allegedly being beaten by a man his mother was dating.

670 The Score–10/11/2013

Julius Peppers.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Notes: Peppers ‘Was Not Healthy’ Against Vikings

If you’re wondering why Julius Peppers looked a little slow in Sunday’s 31-30 win over the Vikings, it’s because he was.

670 The Score–09/16/2013

Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears passes against the Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Field on September 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Rapid Reaction: Bears 31, Vikings 30

Just like they planned it, right? It seems fitting that such an odd, back-and-forth, punch-counter punch, roller coaster ride of a game went down to the wire and was decided by one point.

670 The Score–09/15/2013

Martellus Bennett #83 of the Chicago Bears catches the game winning touchdown as Chris Cook #20 of the Minnesota Vikings tries to defend him on September 15, 2013 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Chicago Bears defeated the Minnesota Vikings 31-30. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cutler, Bennett Lead Bears Over Vikings 31-30

Jay Cutler threw a 16-yard touchdown pass to Martellus Bennett with 10 seconds left to lead the Chicago Bears to a 31-30 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.

09/15/2013

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