The NFL and Minnesota Vikings have announced All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson will return to the team after missing Sunday’s game due to pending child abuse charges in Texas. Commissioner Roger Goodell

“A lot of people have been coming after me for the way I mishandled the Ray Rice situation,” said Goodell. “If two games were good for Ray’s initial suspension, one game is good for Adrian his abuse case is of his four-year-old son, who’s only about one-eighth the size of Ray’s wife.”

Added Goodell: “Adrian’s served the proper length of time for his problem. Everything’s cool now.”