Chris Cook knows that staying healthy and being reliable are important for him this year. Those two…
Vikings cornerbacks accept the Mega-challenge
Every team in the NFL has a wide receiver that is dangerous and is counted on to make plays week in and week out. But, few teams have a player who is so good that he is known as much for his nickname as he his given name. Detroit's Calvin Johnson is one of those players. While he has made a name for himself throughout the NFL, Johnson is probably as well known for his nickname – Megatron of The Transformers franchise. There is little questioning his dominance as the pre-eminent wide receiver in the NFL. In 2012, he caught 122 passes for 1,964 yards and had 11 games of more than 100 receiving yards, including six games with 140 or more and an eight-game stretch of consecutive 100-yard efforts. He is a player who demands special attention and much of the job of taking him off the line of scrimmage is going to fall on cornerbacks Chris Cook and Xavier Rhodes. Cook is no stranger to Johnson. In their first meeting of last season, Cook was assigned primarily to cover Johnson...
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