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Zimmer ‘not worried’ about Adrian Peterson in the preseason

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Adrian Peterson hasn’t carried the ball in a preseason game since he was 26.

Peterson, now 30, is coming off a season in which he took just 21 handoffs in a single game before a formal indictment on child injury charges removed him from the field for good in 2014. Now back with the Vikings after an 8.5-month absence, coach Mike Zimmer said he’s not concerned about Peterson’s workload in exhibitions.

If Peterson wants, maybe his coach will put him in one of the Vikings’ five preseason contests.

“With a player of his caliber,…

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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