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Cook finds sideline life ‘painful'

Chris Cook (Hannah Foslien/Getty)

Chris Cook's only goal in training camp was to play all 16 games. Once again, that has been dashed. He is finding it hard to watch plays from the sidelines he believes he could have made, but he'll get back on the field Sunday.

One of the recurring storylines of the 2013 season has been the injuries in the Vikings secondary. Three of the team's opening-day starting defensive backs – Harrison Smith, Chris Cook and Jamarca Sanford – have all missed time due to injuries. The good news for the Vikings is that, as they prepare for the Seattle Seahawks Sunday, two of those players (Cook and Sanford) will be back in the... Recommended Stories