Free agent running back Adrian Peterson is declaring his innocence after a Sunday arrest saw him charged with felony domestic violence.

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The all-decade RB was set to return to Houston from Los Angeles International Airport for a Super Bowl party

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However, the plane had to turn back shortly after pulling out of the gate so authorities could remove Peterson from the aircraft.

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Peterson admits he and his wife got into an argument. However, he denies police had the grounds to make an arrest.

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“I was literally mind-blown that they took me to jail,” Peterson told Fox 26’s Mark Berman. “They were like

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‘I’m sorry, Mr. Peterson, but because she had a scratch on her finger, [in] the state of California, we have to take you in

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I sit there and watch the plane pull back and take off and I’m just like, ‘Wow!

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I cannot believe this is happening right now. I’m going to jail, and I literally didn’t do anything.’”

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It’s blown out of proportion,” Peterson continued. “Me and the wife got into an argument on the plane. That was pretty much the gist of it

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I ended up grabbing her hand and taking her ring off her finger. She didn’t press any charges.”

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