Vikings who ran back to Dalvin Cook flew to Miami on Wednesday because of his father’s death and will not play at the season finale in Detroit on Sunday

A source said Cook’s father, James Cook, had fallen into a diabetic coma before his death at the age of 46. James Cook was also the Georgia father of James Cook Jr

“The entire Viking organization thinks of Dalvin and his family after the death of Dalvin’s father, James Cook,” the Vikings said in a statement

The entire Viking organization thinks of Dalvin and his family after Dalvin’s father, James Cook, passed away

Cook ends the season with 1557 yards rushing, third highest in Vikings history and second in the NFL this season.He leads the NFL in yards of scrimmage with 1918

It remains to be seen who will be the Vikings’ primary turnaround against the Lions. Backup Alexander Mattison lost 52:33 to a concussion in New Orleans last Friday. If Mattison isn’t back, it’s Mike Boone’s turn

Cook was named the winner of the Korey Stringer Good Guy Award on Wednesday, an annual award that the Twin Cities Pro Football Writers of America chapter bestows on a Viking player for his collaboration and professionalism with the media. p>

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Source: https://www.twincities.com/2020/12/30/vikings-rb-dalvin-cook-will-not-play-in-sundays-finale-at-detroit-due-to-death-of-father/