Home Sports Redskin How Adrian Peterson is fighting back, claiming in court filings he doesn’t... SportsRedskin How Adrian Peterson is fighting back, claiming in court filings he doesn’t owe the entire $7.5 million (and rising) debt August 15, 2019 5 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Washington Redskins running back Adrian Peterson told reporters Tuesday he would not comment on a lawsuit filed against him by a lender claiming he had defaulted on a multi-million dollar loan. Less than 24 hours after he spoke, his lawyers filed his response to the creditor seeking a ruling for more than $7.5 million from the player (up 44 percent from the original amount). In the latest filing, Peterson claims the lender, DeAngelo Vehicle Services (DVS), may have — yes, “may have” — forgiven $2 million of the original $5.2 million loan he took out in 2016. And he wants another $1 million taken off if the lender collects on an insurance policy. The dueling figures set up a high-stakes hearing next week in which the lender is seeking a ruling from the judge that the running back now owes them the $7.5 million, while Peterson wants the court to order extensive discovery into DVS starting with a 2017 tax form. “A 1099-C cancellation of debt was filed… READ NEWS SOURCE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Willson Contreras will have to create his own electricity this season [Washington Post] – Most re-brands take months. Washington’s NFL team only has a couple of weeks. Canadiens, agent racing against the clock to get Alexander Romanov to the bubble [The Washington Times] – Oklahoma school board forms panel to address Redskins mascot [Fansided: Riggo's Rag] – Josh Gordon relays potential interest in joining Redskins [The Spun] – Former Redskins MVP Blasts Team’s Name Change Decision [ESPN] – Washington WR Harmon tears ACL, out for 2020 Redskins’ Brandon Scherff Won’t Sign Before Deadline Report: Washington OG Brandon Scherff won’t sign extension before deadline What’s in a name change? The logistics of retiring and creating a team nickname Promising Washington WR Kelvin Harmon tears ACL, out for the season Washington WR Kelvin Harmon suffers torn ACL, to miss 2020 NFL season LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.