Dalvin
Cook (#4)

RB - Minnesota Vikings

Age 27
Exp 6th Season
HT/WT 5'10" / 210 LBS
Bye 7
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2022 Season Projections
Updated: Tuesday, December 6, 2022 1:07 PM
2022 Keeper/Dynasty Rankings
Updated: Tuesday, January 10, 2023 11:11 AM
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2022 Stats
GAME RUSHING RECEIVING FUMBLES
Week OPP ATT YDS Y/A LG TD REC TGT CAT% Y/C YDS LG TD TOT LOST
1 GB 20 90 4.5 16 0 3 5 60.0 6.0 18 10 0 0 0
2 @PHI 6 17 2.8 6 0 4 6 66.7 4.8 19 14 0 0 0
3 DET 17 96 5.6 13 1 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 1 1
4 @NO 20 76 3.8 14 0 2 2 100.0 5.0 10 9 0 0 0
5 CHI 18 94 5.2 15 2 2 2 100.0 13.5 27 23 0 0 0
6 @MIA 13 77 5.9 53 1 1 1 100.0 6.0 6 6 0 0 0
8 ARI 20 111 5.6 30 1 5 6 83.3 6.0 30 11 0 0 0
9 @WAS 17 47 2.8 9 0 2 6 33.3 4.5 9 12 1 0 0
10 @BUF 14 119 8.5 81 1 3 5 60.0 9.0 27 15 0 0 0
11 DAL 11 72 6.5 17 0 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
12 NE 22 42 1.9 6 0 4 5 80.0 3.5 14 8 0 0 0
13 NYJ 20 86 4.3 21 1 2 3 66.7 -1.5 -3 0 0 0 0
14 @DET 15 23 1.5 5 1 1 2 50.0 13.0 13 13 0 1 1
15 IND 17 95 5.6 40 0 4 4 100.0 23.8 95 64 1 1 1
16 NYG 14 64 4.6 18 0 3 4 75.0 4.3 13 6 0 0 0
17 @GB 9 27 3.0 9 0 2 3 66.7 8.5 17 16 0 0 0
18 @CHI 11 37 3.4 15 0 1 1 100.0 0.0 0 0 0 1 1
Career Stats
SEASON RUSHING RECEIVING FUMBLES
YEAR GP ATT YDS Y/A LG TD REC TGT CAT% Y/C YDS LG TD TOT LOST
2017 4 74 354 4.8 33 2 11 16 68.8 8.2 90 36 0 1 1
2018 11 133 615 4.6 70 2 40 49 81.6 7.6 305 27 2 2 2
2019 14 250 1135 4.5 75 13 53 63 84.1 9.8 519 31 0 4 2
2020 14 312 1557 5.0 70 16 44 54 81.5 8.2 361 50 1 5 3
2021 13 249 1159 4.7 66 6 34 49 69.4 6.6 224 24 0 3 2
2022 17 264 1173 4.4 81 8 39 56 69.6 7.6 295 64 2 4 4
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Dalvin Cook - Totals 70 yards in playoff loss

Cook rushed 15 times for 60 yards and caught six of seven targets for 10 yards in Sunday's 31-24 playoff loss to the Giants.

Dalvin Cook - Only plays first half

Cook rushed 11 times for 37 yards and lost a fumble in Sunday's 29-13 win over the Bears. He also caught his only target for no gain.

Dalvin Cook - May not play full game

Head coach Kevin O'Connell intimated Friday that Cook and other key starters on offense and defense may not play the entirety of the Vikings' Week 18 game in Chicago, Joe Nelson of SI.com reports. "We've got a pretty clear cut plan with how we want to go about the whole game, but we're going to go in with the expectation of our guys going and try to get off to a good start and play good football," O'Connell said.

Dalvin Cook - Can't get going in win

Cook carried the ball 14 times for 64 yards and caught three of four targets for 13 yards in Saturday's 27-24 win over the Giants.

Dalvin Cook - Forces OT with long TD catch

Cook rushed 17 times for 95 yards and caught all four of his targets for another 95 yards and a touchdown in Saturday's 39-36 overtime win over the Colts. He also lost a fumble.

Dalvin Cook - Limited success in loss

Cook rushed 15 times for 23 yards and a touchdown and secured one of two targets for 13 yards in the Vikings' 34-23 loss to the Lions on Sunday. He also lost a fumble.

Dalvin Cook - Scores seventh touchdown

Cook rushed the ball 20 times for 86 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 27-22 win over the Jets. He added two receptions for minus-3 yards.

Dalvin Cook - Bottled up in Week 12 win

Cook rushed 22 times for 42 yards and brought in four of five targets for 14 yards in the Vikings' 33-26 win over the Patriots on Thursday night.

Dalvin Cook - Leads team with 72 yards

Cook rushed 11 times for 72 yards and failed to catch his lone target in Sunday's 40-3 blowout loss to the Cowboys.

Dalvin Cook - Gets receiving TD in win

Cook rushed 17 times for 47 yards and brought in two of six targets for nine yards and a touchdown in the Vikings' 20-17 win over the Commanders on Sunday.

Dalvin Cook - Racks up 141 total yards, TD in win

Cook rushed 20 times for 111 yards and a touchdown and brought in five of six targets for 30 yards in the Vikings' 34-26 win over the Cardinals on Sunday.

Dalvin Cook - Salvages day with long TD

Cook rushed 13 times for 77 yards and a touchdown and brought in his only target for six yards in the Vikings' 24-16 win over the Dolphins on Sunday.

Dalvin Cook - Scores twice in win

Cook rushed 18 times for 94 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's 29-22 win over the Bears. He also caught both of his targets for 27 yards.

Dalvin Cook - Chips in 86 total yards

Cook rushed the ball 20 times for 76 yards in Sunday's 28-25 win over the Saints. He added two receptions for 10 yards.

Dalvin Cook - Off injury report entirely

Cook wasn't listed on Minnesota's injury report Friday and will play Sunday versus the Saints, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

Dalvin Cook - Practices fully, should play Week 4

Cook (shoulder) was a full participant in Thursday's practice.

Dalvin Cook - Spotted at practice Thursday

Cook (shoulder) was present for Thursday's practice, Kevin Seifert of ESPN.com reports.

Dalvin Cook - Not practicing, day-to-day

Cook (shoulder) won't practice Wednesday and is still considered day-to-day, Kevin Seifert of ESPN.com reports.

Dalvin Cook - Deemed day-to-day

Vikings head coach Kevin O'Connell said Monday that Cook (shoulder) is considered day-to-day, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

Dalvin Cook - Has dislocated shoulder

Cook suffered a dislocated shoulder during Sunday's 28-24 win versus the Lions, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.

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Week 14 Advanced Metrics

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Week 10 Advanced Metrics

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Week 9 Advanced Metrics

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The Market Report: Week 4

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Week 16 Game Hub: LAR-MIN

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Week 15 Game Hub: MIN-CHI

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The Market Report: Week 15

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Week 14 Game Hub: Pit-Min

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Week 10 Game Hub: MIN-LAC

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Week 9 Game Hub: Min-Bar

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Week 3 Injury Report

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Week 2 Game Hub: Min-Ari

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