According to numerous reports, a young son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was severely beaten by a man the child’s mother had been seeing. The child is currently hospitalized and the suspect has been arrested.

That has been an outpouring of support for Peterson and his family, along with what to do with the man who allegedly beat Peterson’s son:

However, on the minds of many was the effect the horrible beating of a child would have on … fantasy football teams.

There were many whose minds were first and foremost on fantasy football:

Well that’s, um, very kind.

More fantasy league concern:

Is there a fantasy league that starts the season with a sensitivity training camp?

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets


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