Everson Griffen puts former Minnesota Vikings cornerback on blast

Yesterday the NFL’s 2015 regular season schedule finally came out. First up for the Minnesota Vikings is the San Francisco 49ers on September 14, when they’ll get to play against a familiar face. Former Vikings cornerback Chris Cook (now with the Niners) is already talking trash about the Week 1 matchup, claiming he can’t wait: September 14th…. Mmmhmmm I cannot wait for...
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April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers GM Trent Baalke 'feels good' about cornerback depth

When discussing the main areas of needs for the 49ers, many will point to cornerback as a need they must fill early in the draft.  Don't count 49ers GM Trent Baalke as one of those people. The 49ers went out and signed Shareece Wright this offseason from the Chargers. He will be added to the mix with Tramaine Brock, Dontae Johnson, and Chris Cook.  Baalke told Bay Area football...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking down the 49ers' First Week of Free Agency

We are now heading into week 2 of free agency, and the 49ers have certainly made some moves to help booster their team, and I want to take a look at their current salary cap outlook, plus a look at their free agent moves made.Right now the 49ers have 70 players under contract, and this is before factoring in the recent signings of running back Reggie Bush, offensive guard Erik Pears...
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers Re-Signed CB Chris Cook To A One-Year Deal

Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reports that the 49ers are re-signing CB Chris Cook to a one-year deal. Matt Maiocco reported earlier in the day that the 49ers had spoken to Cook about returning, but they hadn’t had any recent conversations. It looks like things changed after they lost Chris Culliver and Perrish Cox to the Redskins ... The post 49ers Re-Signed CB...
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: 49ers, Cardinals, Colts, Raiders, & Rams

49ers Matt Maiocco reports that although the 49ers have spoken to free-agent CB Chris Cook about returning, but they haven’t had any recent conversations with his representatives. Cardinals Josh Weinfuss can’t see the Cardinals moving up from No. 24 overall in this year’s draft. In the end, Weinfuss expects Arizona to remain at No. 24 and ... The post NFL Notes: 49ers, Cardinals...
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Jonathan Dwyer, 49ers, Dolphins, Lions, Packers, & Texans

Jonathan Dwyer According to Alex Marvez, the NFL has confirmed that RB Jonathan Dwyer is free to sign with a team, but there is discipline “pending” after his guilty plea for misdemeanor disorderly conduct. 49ers Matt Maoicco reports that the 49ers have spoken to free-agent CB Chris Cook about returning, but they haven’t had any recent conversations. Dolphins Mike Florio reports ...
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers Cornerbacks preview: Will inexperience hurt Niners?

The 2013 starting cornerbacks for the San Francisco 49ers were Carlos Rogers and Tarell Brown. This upcoming season neither of them will return. Getting rid of most of the starting cornerbacks last season has both pros and cons. A pro is that they got rid of a lot of cap space and the 49ers were able to resign or extend other players like Colin Kaepernick to long term contracts....
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Is San Francisco 49ers CB Chris Culliver poised for a breakout year?

49ers cornerback Chris Culliver has undoubtedly had his fair share of off-field exploits. Whether you love-to-hate him or hate-to-love him, Culliver will play a significant role in the 49ers’ secondary this year. With Carlos Rogers’ departure and Eric Wright’s retirement from football, the 49ers have Culliver, Tramaine Brock, Chris Cook, Perrish Cox and rookie Jimmie Ward vying...
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July 14, 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

San Francisco 49ers taking ‘win at all costs’ to new extreme

The San Francisco 49ers have had quite the offseason. So far, they’ve had three players arrested and two others involved in an investigation into a suspicious incident, and with each the 49ers have given the same boilerplate statement, only the name of the player being changed. Through all of this, one voice has been missing leading to the question: Where’s Jed York? It appears...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Which of these top CBs should the San Francisco 49ers draft?

Our staff at cover32 has broken down the top players at just about every position in this year’s draft. Now we get to the good stuff: cornerbacks. The 49ers need to take someone in this group. Their current depth chart at cornerback reads as follows (in semi-particular order): - Tramaine Brock: He beat out Nnamdi Asomugha for the No. 3 spot last offseason and hasn’t looked back...
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April 14, 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

49ers’ heir to Justin Smith may be in deep ’14 DE draft class

With all the changes the 49ers are making to their secondary, they will likely work from front to back if they plan to bolster their defense with the draft in May. San Francisco has almost completely overhauled its defensive backfield from 2013. The lone returning starter is free safety Eric Reid, who’s entering his second NFL season. The team cut ties with cornerbacks Carlos Rogers...
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March 18, 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...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

FA report card: 49ers clearly want to win now

The 49ers have been very busy this offseason and already addressed some of the team’s biggest position concerns. They hosted New England wide receiver Julian Edelman on Friday and will reportedly host Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders on Saturday. Free agency is far from over and the 49ers still have some pressing needs they need to tackle. Here’s a look at how the offseason...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: 49ers usher in parade of draft busts; beef up search for veteran receiver

Niner News - San Francisco signed yet another draft bust in Vikings cornerback Chris Cook. (READ) - The 49ers met with two big-name receivers and one former member of the Seahawks’ Legion of Boom. (READ) - The 49ers are scheduled to meet with another veteran wideout Saturday. (READ) - San Francisco make arguably the biggest splash of free agency by signing offensive tackle Jonathan...
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March 15, 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...
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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...
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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...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers get another draft bust in Vikings CB Chris Cook

The San Francisco 49ers are poised to sign Vikings cornerback Chris Cook, yet another former fledgling high-round draft pick, The Sacramento Bee’s Matt Barrows wrote Friday. The deal is reportedly good for one year. The 6-foot-2, 212-pound Cook, drafted 34th overall in 2010, is coming off four disappointing seasons with the Vikings in which he totaled zero interceptions and 101...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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