Report: Adrian Peterson To Be Arrested After Admitting To Smoking Weed Before Drug Test
Remember when we said yesterday that Adrian Peterson's 2014 season is all but officially over? You can put the final nail in the coffin today, as court records show that AP admitted to violating his probation by smoking weed before a drug test on Wednesday.
Via Adam Schefter:
Adrian Peterson admitted to a staffer he had 'smoked a little weed' before the test. As a result of that, the Montgomery County District Attorney has asked the judge in this case to set aside Peterson's $15,000 bond and have him arrested again.
However, there won't likely be any action on Thursday because the current judge presiding over Peterson's case is facing a recusal hearing scheduled to take place on Friday morning.
Peterson's attorney Rusty Hardin has not been available for comment.
There are, of course, two ways to look at this. One: We're really going to give this guy a tough time for smoking weed? His life and career have come to a screeching halt, he plays (or played) arguably the most brutal position on the field for years and his body is probably a daily prison of pain, he stands accused of child abuse, and he may have lost out on millions of dollars over something he considered to be normal -- do we really care if he gets stoned?
On the other hand, dude, you had one job, which was not to break the law again, and you did that. How stupid can you be?
Expect most people to come down on the latter side of this argument:
— Isaac (@WorldofIsaac) October 9, 2014
Here's an idea. Don't smoke pot when headed to court. Just a thought. #AdrianPeterson
— Wendi Nix (@WendiNix_ESPN) October 9, 2014
You technically can not be arrested for stupidity I suppose, but Adrian Peterson seems to be getting damn close
— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) October 9, 2014
I know it's just 'a little weed' but how stupid is Adrian Peterson? What a fool http://t.co/MQ680rNuO6
— Jason McIntyre (@jasonrmcintyre) October 9, 2014
Adrian Peterson, making a run at dumbest player in the NFL, admits to smoking weed while on bond. http://t.co/Li203Qui6Q
— Clay Travis (@ClayTravisBGID) October 9, 2014
Hit the hole not the bowl son" - me, to Adrian Peterson as I turn him from a stoner in to the best runningback
— PFTCommenter (@PFTCommenter) October 9, 2014
"so this drug test is multiple choice or nah?" - Adrian Peterson
— Desus (@desusnice) October 9, 2014
How freaking dumb is this guy? #AdrianPeterson
— Keith Olbermann (@KeithOlbermann) October 9, 2014
In retrospect -- not that we're saying he was high in court, specifically, but how insane would it be if he actually was? -- Peterson looked kind of high at his arraignment yesterday:
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