Adrian Peterson's Son Dead at Age 2 After Reported Abuse by Another Man
Our hearts go out to Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson at the loss of his son. On Friday (October 11), his 2-year-old son died of injuries he reportedly sustained at the hands of his mother's new boyfriend.
According to NBC affiliate KARE 11, the baby boy passed away Friday afternoon after being cared for in critical condition since Wednesday, October 9th, following the alleged assault.
"I should start off by saying I really appreciate all the support that I've been receiving from fans, the Vikings organization," the running back said. "You know, football is something I will always fall back on. It gets me through tough times. Just being around the guys here, that's what I need in my life, guys supporting me, and just being able to go out and play this game I love."
Peterson continued, saying, "Things that I go through, I've said a thousand times, it helps me play this game to a different level. "I'm able to kind of release a lot of my stress through this sport, so that's what I plan on doing." Stay linked to GossipCenter for more updates on the story surrounding the death of Adrian Peterson's 2-year-old son.