Ricky defends Adrian Dan Leberfeld

Ricky Williams thinks it’s wrong to lump Adrian Peterson in with Ray Rice.

“Well, I think unfortunately they’re being grouped together,” Williams told Jim Rome on Showtime, “and I think totally different situations. I think one it’s more of a cultural issue. I think in the black community we spank our kids, I think, but you look at Ray and there’s no excuse for what he did. And so two different situations, they shouldn’t be grouped together. You know, I don’t think Adrian did anything wrong.

“I believe, what, how a parent disciplines his child is what he has to do. I mean, if I found something was wrong with what he did, you know, my mom would have to be under, under the prison. And I looked at how I turned out; she did whatever she had to do to make it work.”