Posted October 28, 2012 on
The Vikings will find out if their youth movement can stand the test of depth. Chris Cook is out for about two months, moving third-round draftee Josh Robison into a starting role and youngster A.J. Jefferson in a great role, too. An already-young secondary is getting even younger.

Cook to have surgery on broken arm

Vikings cornerback Chris Cook will need surgery on his broken right arm and will be out seven or eight weeks. Coach Leslie Frazier said Friday that the team is planning to place Cook on revocable injured reserve following his injury Thursday night during a loss to Tampa Bay. Cook could be out for the remainder of the regular season. But the Vikings (5-3) are holding out hope he...

Vikings CB Chris Cook breaks wrist

Minnesota Vikings cornerback Chris Cook has a broken wrist. Cook got hurt early in the third quarter Thursday night on a run by Tampa Bay rookie Doug Martin in the Buccaneers' 36-17 win. Cook went to the locker room, and Martin took a screen pass 64 yards for a touchdown on the next play. Vikings rookie Josh Robinson took Cook's place for most of the rest of the game. ...

Vikings' Cook out 7-8 weeks with broken arm

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Just days after Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier was talking about the growth shown by young cornerback Chris Cook this season, Cook's season is likely over. Cook broke his right arm during Thursday night's 36-17 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Frazier said Cook will miss seven to eight weeks. Frazier said the team would put him on injured...

Vikings' Cook likely done for season

Minnesota Vikings cornerback Chris Cook will likely miss the rest of the season with a broken right arm. He left Thursday's 36-17 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after making a second-quarter tackle. "He's distraught," head coach Leslie Frazier told reporters Friday, adding that Cook will miss seven to eight weeks after having surgery. Cook had started all...

Cook headed to IR, could return

The Vikings plan to put CB Chris Cook on injured reserve with a broken arm, but he could return if the Vikings make the playoffs. They are currently 5-3.

Robinson, Jefferson ready to fill in for Cook

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings are well versed in handling injury situations in the defensive backfield and tried to improve the depth coming into this season. After losing cornerback Chris Cook to a broken arm last week, the depth will be tested. Rookie Josh Robinson has spent much of his time as the team's third corner and A.J. Jefferson, acquired before the season...

Vikings’ Chris Cook suffered a broken wrist

Minnesota Vikings cornerback Chris Cook suffered a broken wrist during tonight’s loss to the Buccaneers. We don’t know if Cook will be able to play with a cast or if … Continue reading »

Vikings don’t have a timetable for Chris Cook’s return

The Minnesota Vikings don’t know when cornerback Chris Cook will return after breaking his wrist during Thursday night’s loss to the Buccaneers. After the game Vikings coach Leslie Frazier reported … Continue reading »
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