MINNEAPOLIS -- When we talked with Adrian Peterson this month about his reaction to the Minnesota Vikings hiring head coach Mike Zimmer, the 2012 NFL MVP made it clear the Vikings' next move -- namely, hiring an offensive coordinator to help Peterson while Zimmer brought his expertise to the team's defense -- would resonate loudly with him as he processed the team's new direction. Peterson was more outspoken than anyone else on the Vikings' roster about his desire to keep Leslie Frazier, and though he's always seemed to understand -- and said again this month -- that his opinions only carry so much weight in the organization -- he has been bolder about stating his preferences in recent months.via ESPN.com - NFL Nation http://ift.tt/1cqya7x

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