National Football League roundup
(The Sports Xchange) - With no timetable for a decision on Adrian Peterson's playing status, the NFL rejected an attempt at immediate reinstatement by the Minnesota Vikings' running back.
There are several steps ahead in the NFL's review of facts and court documents before Peterson's fate is determined.
Baltimore Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith will miss the rest of the season after undergoing foot surgery, the team announced.
Initially it was believed Smith's injury would sideline him for only a few weeks, but additional tests revealed that Smith needed surgery.
Quarterback Tony Romo practiced Thursday in London with the Dallas Cowboys, his first workout since injuring his back Oct. 27.
The Cowboys lost Romo against the Washington Redskins and enter Sunday's game against Jacksonville at Wembley Stadium with a two-game losing streak.
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