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Promoted and demoted, Hicks and Cook react

The Vikings are making the switch from Ryan Cook to Artis Hicks as their starting right tackle. Each of the players responded to questions about the move on Wednesday, and neither seemed surprised.

For the last two years, when the Vikings have lined up on offense, Ryan Cook has been the team's right tackle. He became the starting right tackle with three games remaining in the 2006 season and has started the last 29 games at that spot. Wednesday, Cook began his first practice as a backup. Informed by head coach Brad Childress Tuesday, Cook was told he would be replaced by Artis Hicks... Recommended Stories

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