5:16 AM EDT, Tue July 07, 2015

Despite Adrian Peterson missing final 15 games of 2014, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer doesn't expect he will play in preseason

By Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com Despite Adrian Peterson missing the final 15 games last season because of a child-abuse incident, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer isn’t planning to use his star running back in the preseason. Peterson hasn’t had a preseason carry since 2011. While some activity in Minnesota’s five preseason games this summer perhaps could help Peterson get back in the groove, Zimmer doesn’t consider that necessary. “I probably don’t see that, no,’’ Zimmer told the Pioneer Press on Wednesday. “We’re talking in June, so you can’t hold me to it, but...

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