Vikings: Peterson must stay away from all team activities

The Minnesota Vikings announced early Wednesday that they have put running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner's list, meaning he must stay away from all team activities as he faces child-abuse charges, The Associated Press reports.

The Vikings previously had said Peterson could play.

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Peterson was indicted by a grand jury on charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child on Friday. Multiple media sources reported that the charges stem from Peterson disciplining his son with a switch.

Additionally, ESPN reported Monday that Peterson was accused in a separate incident involving another son, but no charges were filed.

Here's how the news played out on social media: