Vikings running back Dalvin Cook declared himself ready for the season, after getting two carries in the preseason.
The single yard he gained wasn’t really the point, after coming back from last October’s torn ACL. And now as he prepares for the start of the regular season, he insists his brief preseason appearance was enough.
“I got it out of the way and now it’s time for me to hone in on what we’re doing as an offense,” Cook said, via Dane Mizutani of the St. Paul Pioneer Press. “My knee is fine. It’s ready to go. I’m ready to play.”
As to whether he’s ready to resume a full workload, that remains to be seen. In the three games before he was injured last year, Cook was averaging more than 20 carries per game, which is what the Vikings envisioned when they drafted…