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Notebook: Cook still battling

Ryan Cook (Doug Benc/Getty)

Ryan Cook is looking for an opportunity to start, but he's also spending time up and down the offensive line. See what he and his coaches had to say about his opportunities and his natural position. Plus, get reaction on the latest Favre speculation, and Tarkenton reacts to the Vick signing.

Nothing about Ryan Cook's professional career has come easy, and this year appears to be more of the same. While Vikings coaches love versatility, the starting right tackle of the past two seasons is searching for a starting role. With second-round pick Phil Loadholt getting the vast majority of the first-team snaps at right tackle, it's looking like Cook might have to settle for a backup role... Recommended Stories