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Posts Tagged ‘Chris Cook’

Defense Needs A Shake Up

I’ve come to the conclusion that teams with the proper personnel can easily follow a specific formula to beat the Vikings defense. Step One:  Spread It Out Every time a team puts enough receivers on the field at once the Vikings defense is forced to take a very good defender off the field in exchange […]

Vikings Address Some Mistakes

The Vikings faced an all too familiar reality following Sunday’s 28-18 loss to the Patriots.  That reality is that they were just a few plays away from winning the ball game. Here is what some of the Vikings involved on key plays that didn’t work out had to say about those situations: Asher Allen On […]

Robison And Cook Practice

The season ending injury to starting cornerback Cedric Griffin sent a minor wave of disruption through the Vikings roster. First, according to the NFL’s transaction page, veteran cornerback Frank Walker has officially signed with the Vikings.  Also, tight end John Nailbone was released from the practice squad and the Vikings re-signed cornerback Marcus Sherels to […]

Vikings Inactives Are In

Here are the Vikings inactives for Monday Night: John Sullivan, Hank Baskett, Tyrell Johnson, Chris Cook, Albert Young, Fred Evans,and Everson Griffen.  Joe Webb is inactive but will act as the teams number three quarterback in the case of an emergency. Ryan Cook will start at center.

Chris Cook Tears Other Meniscus, Ruled Out For Monday

Prior to the 2010 season the Vikings top rookie, cornerback Chris Cook, tore his right meniscus and missed the first two games of the season. It is now known that Cook tore his other meniscus after or during the week three game against the Vikings. It is not known how long he will be out […]

Cook Sits While Others Get Back To It

BREAKING NEWS:  The Vikings will play football this week. I know, I know, I’m just as guilty as everyone else when it comes to covering Randy Moss 99.9% of the time this week.  However, we can’t forget that there is a game to be played on Monday Night and that there are 52 other guys […]

INACTIVES: Secondary Gets Help

The Vikings secondary will get a big boost as they prepare to face Megatron and the rest of this newly improved Lions offense.  Both Cedric Griffin and Chris Cook are active for today’s game. Safety Tyrell Johnson, linebacker Erin Henderson, Joe Webb (third quarterback), running back Albert Young, center Jon Cooper, defensive tackle Fred Evans, […]

Harvin Active, Three Corners Again

Percy Harvin will take the field against the Dolphins, but Cedric Griffin and Chris Cook will not.  Both cornerbacks have been listed as inactive.  That leaves the Vikings with only three healthy cornerbacks for the second week in a row. Joe Webb will be inactive as the third quarterback, able to play only in an […]

Who’s in, who’s out ?

As I struggle to make sense of it all, I am reminded of my younger days when I was fortunate enough to attend the Temple of the Maharajah Ali Bali Abdalli-Mali. Ali was a wise and venerated sage whose mental gifts were the topic of intellectual lore throughout the vast expanses of the Asian Hindu […]

The Injury Bug Bites Another Vike

Early word after the preseason game on Saturday was that rookie cornerback Chris Cook’s injury was not serious.  Apparently that isn’t entirely true. Judd Zulgad of Access Vikings reports that Cook suffered a meniscus tear in his right knee and is expected to miss two weeks at the very minimum. The timing of the injury […]