Vikings Fans Wear #28 Jersey to Support Adrian Peterson; Woman Wields a Switch Tailgating


On Sunday, many Vikings fans didn’t let child-abuse charges against Adrian Peterson deter their support for the All Pro running back.

Many wore his number 28 jersey to their game against the Patriots at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. One zealous fan took her support a couple steps further by donning a Viking helmet, a #28 jersey, and carrying a switch with her. She spent the day lightly hitting other fans with it, mimicking the whipping that Peterson inflicted on his four year old child, which allegedly resulted in multiple lacerations, welts, and bruises over the boy’s body.

The All Pro running back released from custody on $15,000 bail was deactivated from Sunday’s game by the Vikings and faces a felony child abuse charge that carries a punishment of up to two years in jail and a $10,000 fine.

Vikings fan Dustin Musland of Ham Lake, Minnesota, who also came to the game in a Peterson jersey, said: “You got to let the due process kind of go to figure out everything behind the scenes (that) happened with that.”

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