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Notebook: Cook targeted most often

Cornerback Chris Cook wasn't fully healthy, but he was forced into extensive duty because of injuries to others and the Bengals took advantage of it, according to the numbers. Plus, Adrian Peterson will be back on injury watch after being pulled Sunday because of his foot injury.

The Vikings entered Sunday's 42-14 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals not targeting cornerback Chris Cook for an extensive role. Once again, injuries derailed plans and forced Cook into a bigger-than-anticipated part and, working through a knee injury himself, he became a frequent target of the Bengals. Cook had started 10 games on the season, including the first three and six of the first seven, but...

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