Welcome to the new News & Notes column of the Inscriber : Digital Magazine, like the ByLine Report, News & Notes will cover timely news events in a timely and straight-forward manner.
Check out what’s making news for Saturday, October 12th.
2-Year-Old Son Of Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson Dead After Domestic Assault. In a truly heartbreaking story to all, the two-year-old son of 2012 NFL MVP Adrian Peterson, died Friday after being domestically assaulted by 27-year-old Joseph Patterson, reportedly the boyfriend of Peterson’s ex, in South Dakota. Patterson has been charged with aggravated assault and aggravated battery of an infant and has been held on a $750,000 cash bond.
Peterson stated that he plans to play against the Carolina Panthers.
Pats TE Gronkowski Doubtful vs Saints : After earlier reports had surfaced that All-Pro tight end Rob Gronkowski may have been ready to make his season debut against the New Orleans Saints after recovering from back and forearm surgeries in the off-season, now looks like he will miss the highly-touted showdown. A prime target for quarterback Tom Brady, Gronkowski caught 55 passes for 790 yards and 11 touchdowns in 2012.
Lions WR Calvin Johnson Game-Time Decision at Browns : After being limited to four catches for 44 yards and one touchdown in a 40-32 win over the Chicago Bears due to a knee injury, Calvin Johnson looks to be a possible game-time decision on the road vs the upstart 3-2 Cleveland Browns.
Cleveland, which has the fourth best defense in the league, will most likely assign star cornerback, Joe Haden the task of covering Megatron.
Quick Hitters : Lions DT Ndamukong Suh loses 100K appeal for hit on Vikings C John Sullivan, Jets TE Kellen Winslow suspended four games for violating NFL’s PED policy, Texas head coach Mack Brown under fire at Texas, Bucs CB Jonathan Banks diagnosed with MRSA at Bucs training facility, joins K Lawrence Tynes and G Carl Nicks, NFL may postpone Bucs-Eagles as a result. USMNT blanks Jamaica 2-0, Mexico beats Panama 2-1 on Raul Jimenez’s dramatic bicycle kick
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