Mike Zimmer says Adrian Peterson will play for Vikings, or no one else

Mike Zimmer made it abundantly clear. Disgruntled star running back Adrian Peterson will either play for the Minnesota Vikings or no one else. "He's not going to play for anybody else," Zimmer said. Peterson is skipping offseason workouts. He told ESPN in a statement: "The reason I'm not attending OTA's has nothing to do with wanting to be traded. It's about securing my future with the Vikings. It's business, not personal and I understand that firsthand. Go Vikings." Peterson is due $12.75 million this year, but likely wants guaranteed money. Peterson's agent, Ben Dogra, has attempted to get the Vikings to trade him to no avail. Peterson has been angry about his perceived lack of support on behalf of the Vikings during Peterson's child abuse case. "He's missed a lot of OTAs over the course of his career, I'm not worried about it," Zimmer said. "I've got 89 guys out here that I'm coaching to try and get better." Zimmer said he hasn't spoken with Peterson. "I don't know when he's coming," Zimmer said. "We'll just leave it at that." Follow me on Twitter: @RavensInsider Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun
Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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