NFL Transactions: Saturday 10/25

49ers 49ers placed CB Chris Cook and C Daniel Kilgore on season-ending injured reserve. (NFLTR) 49ers re-signed S Bubba Ventrone to a contract. (NFLTR) Browns Browns activated OL Nick McDonald from the non-football injury list. (NFLTR) Browns waived TE Gerell Robinson. (NFLTR) Buccaneers Buccaneers signed DT Gerald McCoy to a seven-year contract extension worth $98 million...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Place CB Chris Cook & C Daniel Kilgore On I.R., Sign S Bubba Ventrone

The San Francisco 49ers announced Saturday that the placed CB Chris Cook and C Daniel Kilgore on season-ending injured reserve and re-signed S Bubba Ventrone to a contract. Cook, 27, signed a one-year, $730,000 contract with the 49ers as a free agent back in March. His 2014 season ends with him appearing in six games and recording six ackles and a pass defense. Kilgore, 26...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers Roll to 40-13 Win In Final Preseason Game Against Houston Texans

Josh Johnson torched the Houston Texans, as the San Francisco 49ers cruised to a 40-13 win in the final tuneup of the preseason. On a night when nearly all of the team’s starters had the game off, Johnson made quite the statement as he threw three touchdowns and went for 135 yard while completing 14-of-17 passes. The 49ers didn’t get much of anything going until the final minutes...
Via BaySportsNet
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Cook Pulls Down Two Interceptions at San Francisco 49ers First Practice at Levi’s Stadium

Chris Cook had a good Monday. The San Francisco 49ers took the field at Levi’s Stadium for the first practice ever, and the fifth-year cornerback snagged two interceptions. Cook, who is second on the depth chart at the left corner spot, has a grand total of zero interceptions in his NFL career. Rookie Chris Borland, who is one of the players in the running to replace all-pro linebacker...
Via BaySportsNet
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers’ Safety C.J. Spillman had hand surgery on Wednesday

Sean McMahon The 49ers’ secondary will look much different to the casual NFL fan in 2015. Gone are veteran mainstays such as Tarell Brown, Donte Whitner and Carlos Rogers. The 49ers signed Antoine Bethea and Chris Cook to fill two of the vacancies, and will undoubtedly address their remaining secondary needs in today’s highly anticipated NFL Draft. 49ers’ backup safety C...
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Is the 49ers Secondary the Worst in the NFL?

Sean McMahon Wide receiver DeSean Jackson is going to sign with the Redskins, so the most important date left on the off-season calendar for the faithful is the start of the 2014 NFL Draft on May 8th. With half their starting secondary off to less green pastures, the 49ers must land two quality cornerbacks that can start from Day 1 if they are to compete within their division in...
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Nickel Corner Targets

The 49ers will not have Carlos Rogers, last year’s primary nickel corner for the 2014 season. They have kicked the tires on a few players such as Walter Thurmond III as possible free agent options to fill the void. In the end, they settled on Chris Cook but that still leaves them without a true corner to cover slot receivers. The 49ers will be really be in the market for a nickel...
Via BaySportsNet
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers Sign Chris Cook

The San Francisco 49ers added another player to their secondary by signing former Minnesota Vikings corner back Chris Cooks. This move pretty much secured the parting of ways between the 49ers and Tarell Brown. The 49ers got younger and more athletic in their secondary by adding Cooks. At 27 years old and full of untapped potential, Cook is a trademark Trent Baalke signing. Cook...
Via BaySportsNet
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Grading the Vikings Signing of Derek Cox

Career Stats: 5 Years in league | 241 Tackles | 13 Interceptions | 39 Pass Breakups | 1 Forced Fumble Cox signed a big free agent deal with the Chargers in the 2013 offseason, but was a huge bust.  He struggled in coverage and had just 38 tackles and 1 interceptions in 11 starts.  He was released by the Chargers after just one year. The Vikings will be bringing in Cox to compete...
Via DraftSeason
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Sign Cornerback Chris Cook

Sean McMahonJim Harbaugh and the San Francisco 49ers will again put their coaching abilities to the test this season after acquiring another project in ex Minnesota Vikings’ cornerback Chris Cook today. The deal is for one year, with the full details of the contract yet to become available. Cornerback Chris Cook is signing a one year deal with the #49ers, per source. — Matt...
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers, Chris Cook Agree to 1-Year Deal

The San Francisco 49ers and former Vikings’ cornerback Chris Cook have agreed to a 1-year deal. The details concerning the money of the deal have not yet been released. 49ers announced they have signed former Vikings CB Chris Cook to a one-year deal. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 14, 2014 The 4-year veteran out of Virginia recorded 47 tackles in 12 games last season in...
Via Standing O Sports
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers Signing CB Chris Cook

  Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that former Vikings CB Chris Cook is signing a one-year deal with 49ers. He was in San Francisco for a visit on Thursday, and the 49ers had reportedly been considering other cornerback options like re-signing Tarell Brown. Cook, 27, fits the mold of cornerbacks that the 49ers prefer in that  he is tall and long-armed. He...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Reportedly Showing Interest In CB Chris Cook & Nolan Carroll

  According to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, the 49ers are showing interest in free agent cornerbacks Chris Cook and Nolan Carroll. Carroll is currently visiting with the Bills. The 49ers parted ways with veteran CB Carlos Rogers on Tuesday, and as things stand right now, Tarell Brown is a free agent, so they could clearly use some help at the cornerback position...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Cook, Jared Allen to Test Free Agency, Matt Cassel to Houston?

Oh my goodness, I feel flushed in my lady parts. In the last 24 hours, there has been just a flurry of NFL roster activity, almost enough to remind you that we're not in the deepest circle of hell where baseball is a conversation topic and it's still snowy outside but there isn't any football on the television. Instead, numerous roster cuts, free agent signing speculation, and other...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings | Top Ten Players From the Last 10 Years Who Could Have Been in Purple

It’s easy and unfair to go back in time and say we should have taken so and so, after seeing how their careers pan out, but that is just what we are going to do in this article.  We are going to go back ten years and list a player the Vikings could have had.  If they made the right choice, like in 2007 with Adrian Peterson we will just go on to the next round.  The only rule...
Via DraftSeason
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Despite rough year–some Vikes’ awards

We are only one week removed from the last game of the season and things are already off to a bad start for the Vikings. With firing their head coach, players’ legal problems and Chris Kluwe’s allegations, it has been a week to forget. We will have plenty of time to discuss all of that but now it’s time to have some fun in giving out awards. Then we can finally turn the page...
Via cover32
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

PJD's Game 15 Recap: Monkeys Herding Vikings

Monkeys Herding Vikings Heading into halftime, the Vikings were *only* down 28-7 to the 10-5 Bengals. They had a chance! Maybe we can come back! It'll be sweet! We will make half time adjustments! We got them right where we want them! But then The Bengals scored four more unanswered touchdowns and it was pretty obvious that this was a total anal fisting by Cincinnati. However...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Andy Dalton has big day as Bengals trample Vikings

getty images Andy Dalton had a big game in Week 16 against the Minnesota Vikings. Dalton trashed the secondary of the Vikings for tour touchdows and 366 yards in a 42-14 rout. Vikings corner Chris Cook was abused twice on touchdown passes to A.J. Green. It was a big day for Dalton who ended up getting rested late in the game. For all the talk about Dalton’s inabilities he has...
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

RB's Adrian Peterson, Toby Gerhart return to practice

According to Chip Scoggins of the Star-Tribune, Minnesota Vikings RB's Adrian Peterson and Toby Gerhart returned to practice, but were also limited in participation. Also returning were Chris Cook, John Carlson and Brandon Fusco, who missed the Eagles game. The team only had two players miss practice at Winter Park, cornerback Xavier Rhodes, who missed the Eagles victory because...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

PJD's Game 14 Recap: The Last Metrodome Win?

Blow the Place Up Seriously, call it a day. Forfeit the rest of the season (or at least the final game of the season at home against the Lions), and call it the end of the era, because I don't know if the Vikings will ever be able to that win in the Metrodome. In a season that was already lost, the Vikings decided to sit Adrian Peterson, Toby Gerhart, Chris Cook, and Xavier Rhodes...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

CB Cook fined $26,250 for contact with official

Minnesota Vikings cornerback Chris Cook has been fined $26,250 for contact with an official, per NFL guidelines. Cook told reporters Wednesday his agent has filed an appeal with the league. He said he realizes he has to keep his composure in those situations and added a ''guarantee it will not happen again.'' Cook was upset in the third quarter Sunday, accusing Chicago wide receiver...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings' Chris Cook fined 26,250, plans to appeal

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Chris Cook learned of his fine from the NFL on Wednesday for contact with an official in Sunday's win against Chicago and immediately appealed the 26,250 fine. Cook was ejected Sunday after touching an official following a touchdown by Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery, who went over the top of Cook to make the athletic play. "I kind of touched his arm but it...
Via Fox Sports North
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings' Chris Cook fined 26,250, plans to appeal

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Chris Cook learned of his fine from the NFL on Wednesday for contact with an official in Sunday's win against Chicago and immediately appealed the 26,250 fine. Cook was ejected Sunday after touching an official following a touchdown by Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery, who went over the top of Cook to make the athletic play. "I kind of touched his arm but it...
Via Fox Sports North
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings Week 14 Matchup Nightmare: Torrey Smith

After a quick step forward in 2012, the Minnesota Vikings secondary has taken a step back in 2013. There have been several factors for this decline as there have been several key injuries and performances that the front offices never saw coming.Even with the emergence of Xavier Rhodes the past couple of weeks, the Vikings have given up plenty through the air and find themselves ranked...
Via Pro Football Spot
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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