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Cook, Griffin cornerbacks on different paths

Cedric Griffin (Elsa/Getty)

Chris Cook has shown solid coverage skills this year after struggling with knee injuries in his rookie season. Cedric Griffin, meanwhile, has been the inconsistent one this year while trying to come back from two torn ACLs the previous two years.

After the drafting of Percy Harvin in 2009, there was a question being pursued in the Minnesota Vikings locker room: Who is the fastest player on the team? Bernard Berrian? Adrian Peterson? Harvin? One player offered a surprise entrant: cornerback Cedric Griffin. That was two knee surgeries ago, and Griffin's performance Sunday night in Chicago may have been further proof just how difficult it is...

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