Vikings operating again Dalvin Cook dinner went to the locker room halfway by the third quarter of Monday evening’s 37-30 loss to the Seahawks and did not play one other snap, however he stated after the sport he was held out for precautionary causes.
Cook dinner had popped up on the Vikings damage report Thursday with a chest damage that he stated occurred final week in opposition to the Broncos and restricted him in apply. He practiced absolutely Friday and started Monday’s sport with out subject, however the damage was aggravated in opposition to the Seahawks.
Dalvin Cook dinner stated he acquired hit on the chest damage he’d sustained in opposition to the Broncos, however added he may have gone again within the sport, saying he sat for precautionary causes. He stated he’ll be good to go for Detroit.
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On his ultimate play of the sport, Cook dinner was attempting to recuperate his personal fumble however had his arm pinned behind him by a defender. He walked to the locker room, was listed as questionable to return, got here again to the sideline shortly however by no means put his helmet on or re-entered the sport. The fumble gave Seattle a key possession late within the shut sport.
Minnesota large receiver Stefon Diggs was additionally damage on the play, however he shortly recovered and was in on Minnesota’s subsequent drive.
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With out Cook dinner, the Vikings relied on backup Alexander Mattison, a rookie with 394 yards on 82 carries getting into Monday and added 22 yards on 4 rushes in opposition to the Seahawks.