RB Dalvin Cook - Minnesota Vikings

5-10, 210Born: 8-10-1995College: Florida StateDrafted: Round 2, pick 2017

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Cook left the Week 5 game with a groin injury. He's not expected to play in Week 6

He is listed as out on this week's official injury report.

News you need to know

From the upgrade/downgrade report (Mon Oct 12): Cook suffered a groin injury against the Seahawks of unknown severity. He's having an MRI on Monday and could end up on injured reserve.

General News (Fri Oct 16): is out for this week's game.

General News (Thu Oct 15): did not practice on Thursday. Cook's groin injury is not as serious as initially feared but we shouldn't see him this week. Instead, Alexander Mattison will be the lead back for the Vikings. Mattison is a RB1 for Fantasy GMs in Week 6.

General News (Wed Oct 14): did not practice on Wednesday.

General News (Tue Oct 13): is not expected to play in Week 6 due to an adductor strain, according to The Athletic's Chad Graff.

General News (Mon Oct 12): suffered what appeared to be a left groin injury in the third quarter of Week 5 against the Seattle Seahawks. He immediately grabbed the area and was taken to the locker room. He was to undergo an MRI on Monday to determine the severity of the injury. Cook is expected to be fine, according to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero, who added that "Minnesota may exercise caution, with 0-5 Atlanta up next before the bye, then a divisional game Nov. 1 at Green Bay."

Week 6: vs Atlanta Falcons

All RB vs ATL

FBG says: matchup.

Recent Stats and Projections

WEEKOPPoSNAPRSHYDTDTARGRECYDTDFumLPts
2 at IND 43 14 63 1 2 2.0 8 0 0 13.1
3 vs TEN 48 22 181 1 5 2.0 18 0 1 24.9
4 at HOU 49 27 130 2 2 2.0 16 0 0 26.6
5 at SEA 36 17 65 1 5 5.0 24 0 0 14.9
6 vs ATL 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
6 vs ATL PROJ-Dodds * 0 * * 0.0 * * * *
6 vs ATL PROJ-Tremblay * 0 * * 0.0 * * * *
6 vs ATL PROJ-Bloom * 0 * * 0.0 * * * *
6 vs ATL PROJ-Consensus * 0 * * 0.0 * * * *

Weekly Performance vs RB 1, RB 12, RB 24, RB 36

Percentile ranks

Dalvin Cook's percentile rank in each category, among RB with more than 50 fantasy points.

Latest News

Vikings | Dalvin Cook should be ready for Week 8 (Sun Oct 18, 12:31 PM) - Minnesota Vikings RB Dalvin Cook (groin) will not play in the Week 6 game but should be ready to play in Week 8, a source told NFL Network's Tom Pelissero. The Vikings have a Week 7 bye.

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Vikings | Week 6 Minnesota Vikings inactives (Sun Oct 18, 11:35 AM) - The Minnesota Vikings have declared WR K.J. Osborn, CB Kris Boyd, RB Dalvin Cook, CB Holton Hill and OG Dru Samia inactive for Week 6.

Our View: Alexander Mattison gets the start in place of Cook today.
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Vikings | Minnesota's Week 6 injury report (Fri Oct 16, 06:20 PM) - Minnesota Vikings RB Dalvin Cook (groin) and WR K.J. Osborn (hamstring) did not practice all week and have been ruled out for Week 6 against the Atlanta Falcons. CB Kris Boyd (hamstring) and OG Dru Samia (wrist) did not practice for a second straight day Friday, Oct. 16, and have also been ruled out. CB Holton Hill (foot) did not practice all week but is listed as questionable. DT Jaleel Johnson (back), C Garrett Bradbury (finger, knee) and FB C.J. Ham (shoulder) practiced in full Friday and no longer appear on the injury report.

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Vikings | Dalvin Cook out Week 6 (Fri Oct 16, 01:43 PM) - Minnesota Vikings RB Dalvin Cook (groin) on Friday, Oct. 16, was ruled out of the team's Week 6 game against the Atlanta Falcons.

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Vikings | Dalvin Cook sitting out Friday (Fri Oct 16, 12:12 PM) - Minnesota Vikings RB Dalvin Cook (groin) is not taking part in the team's practice Friday, Oct. 16.

Our View: Cook won't play this week. Alexander Mattison looks like a strong RB1 against the Falcons, assuming no further positive coronavirus results come in and the game is played as scheduled.
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Schedule

6vs Atlanta Falcons
7--- BYE WEEK ---
8@ Green Bay Packers
9vs Detroit Lions
10@ Chicago Bears
11vs Dallas Cowboys
12vs Carolina Panthers
13vs Jacksonville Jaguars
14@ Tampa Bay Buccaneers
15vs Chicago Bears
16@ New Orleans Saints
17@ Detroit Lions