Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, left, arrives for court in Conroe, Texas Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. Peterson arrived to face a charge of felony child abuse for using a wooden switch to discipline his 4-year-old son earlier this year. Person at right is unidentified.

Tentative December trial date set in Peterson case

Peterson’s attorney said said he wants to try the case as quickly as possible since the Vikings running back can’t play in the NFL while the…