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Minnesota Vikings cornerback Chis Cook says his next move after a jury acquitted him of charges that he assaulted his girlfriend is to get ready for next season.
Cook told reporters Thursday that he's ''got a job to do.'' He noted he missed 10 games last season.
Cook says he still could face discipline from the NFL under its personal conduct policy.
Cook bowed his head deeply over the table when he heard the verdict. Outside court he said he had been on ''an emotional roller coaster'' and was relieved to be acquitted.
The prosecutor told jurors Cook tried to strangle Chantel Baker in October. The defense maintained Cook was simply defending himself.
Baker recanted statements she had made to police alleging that Cook tried to choke her.
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings cornerback Chris Cook was acquitted of all charges against him on Tuesday stemming from an October arrest after an alleged altercation with his girlfriend and was free to rejoin the team.
"We respect the legal process and the decision regarding Chris Cook," the team said in a release. "We have also thoroughly considered Chris...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings appeared to have a need entering free agency on the interior of the defensive line with only three players returning.
Minnesota decided to fill its depth with the same players thought to be leaving. Backup defensive tackles Letroy Guion and Fred Evans hit unrestricted free agency on Tuesday, but the Vikings have reportedly signed both of...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Recently released by the Minnesota Vikings, cornerback Cedric Griffin has found a new team, according to a report from ESPN.
ESPN's Josina Anderson tweeted Friday that Griffin's agent, Brian Overstreet, said his client is going to sign a one-year 2.5 million contract with the Washington Redskins. Griffin, cut by Minnesota on March 10, was an original...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings plan to use a couple of former Notre Dame tight ends in their two tight-end sets next season.
ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Wednesday that Minnesota signed former Seattle Seahawks tight end John Carlson to a five-year, 25 million deal. Carlson, a Litchfield, Minn. native, had 137 catches in his first three seasons after being drafted...
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The Minnesota Vikings reached an agreement with tight end John Carlson on a five-year, $25 million contract Wednesday.The 27-year-old missed the entire 2011 season due to a torn labrum he suffered in the preseason.Carlson caught 137 passes for 1,519 yards and 13 touchdowns in three seasons for the Seattle Seahawks.
The Wshington Redskins added another new face to their secondary on Friday, after signing former Vikings cornerback Cedric Griffin to a one-year, $2.5 million deal, per Josina Anderson of ESPN.
Griffin is big enough and versatile enough that the Redskins could play him at safety as well as corner.
This past season, Griffin recorded 67 tackles, 3 forced fumbles and 1 interception.
The Vikings’ two starting tight ends, John Carlson and Kyle Rudolph, both wanted to be basketball players growing up.
Vikings cornerback Chris Cook reacted to a not guilty verdict and focused on the future.
The Tennessee Titans agreed to a three-year contract with veteran left guard Steve Hutchinson.
The deal is worth $16 million for Hutchinson, who was recently released by the Minnesota Vikings.
The 34-year-old Hutchinson has been selected to seven Pro Bowls and started every game in nine of his last 11 seasons.
However, his last two seasons have been cut short by a thumb injury and concussion.
So how does a one day Hall of Fame Left Guard who you'll probably remember being in town sound?
Steve Hutchinson... "HUTCH" is here for a visit reports Danny O from the Seattle Times blog.
Seahawks Offensive Co-ordinator Darrell Bevell was with Hutchinson in Minnesota. And I'm pretty sure Hutch loved the fishing in the northwest, and knows Tobeck and Walter Jones...