NS Vikings avoid the following worst case Dalvin Cook got kicked out in their Sunday defeat before 49ers, with MRI revealing Monday that the star is returning torn labrum. But Minnesota will still need to get through at least a couple of games without the Pro Bowler, with ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that Cook is expected to be absent for a minimum of two weeks.
The hope, Schefter added, is that Cook will be back in Week 15 against Bear, who will host the Vikings on December 20 on “Monday Night Football” after Minnesota took a long break from last week’s “Thursday Night Football.” CBS Sports NFL insider Jason La Canfora previous report that the Vikings have yet to decide whether to place Cook on the injured bench, which would warrant a three-game absence, in part because Cook overcame a torn labrum earlier, missing the final two games of the year. 2019 with same problem.
A two-match absence in this span will leave the Vikings without their top ball carrier against Lion This Sunday and Steelsmith in Week 14. Alexander Mattison are fitting to replace Cook as No. 1 for the time being. Earlier this year, he started two games while Cook battled an ankle injury, dashing 225 meters and adding 99 meters as a pass catcher in that span.
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https://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/vikings-dalvin-cook-expected-to-miss-at-least-two-games-could-return-for-week-15-vs-bears-per-report/ Vikings’ Dalvin Cook expected to miss at least two games, could return for Week 15 against Bears, according to reports