Adrian Peterson's charges dropped

Updated: November 13, 2012, 7:56 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Misdemeanor resisting arrest charges against Adrian Peterson have been dropped, the Minnesota Vikings running back said in a text Tuesday to ESPN's Josina Anderson.

"They dropped the charges. Thank God," he wrote in the text.

Derek Hollingsworth, one of Peterson's attorneys, said Tuesday the case stemming from Peterson's July 7 arrest outside a night club is expected to be formally dropped on Wednesday. Peterson was due in court for a pretrial ...

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