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Sources: Adrian Peterson to sit again

Updated: August 20, 2012, 9:38 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

The Minnesota Vikings do not plan to play running back Adrian Peterson during Friday night's preseason game against San Diego, although the team is expecting him to argue his case for playing time in the game, league sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

The Vikings still plan to have Peterson ready for their regular-season opener versus Jacksonville.

They recently increased Peterson's workload as he continues to come back from reconstructive left knee surgery.

"We're ...

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