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16 screws in Cook's body reminder of setbacks

Chris Cook has seven screws in his ankle and nine in his arm, a constant reminder of what a struggle it's been for the cornerback to stay on the field. He's hoping a healthy 2013 can put the pain of the past behind him and yield a new contract.

When the Vikings swung a draft weekend trade in 2010 to trade out of the end of the first round in order to land top picks on the second and third days of the draft, they did so with a purpose. They claimed that there were enough players with similar grades that they could draft talent and need in the same pick … and do it twice at the start of the final two days. They used the second...

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