Vikings plan to release Pro Bowl RB Dalvin Cook, per source: Is it Alexander Mattison time?
The Minnesota Vikings are planning to release running back Dalvin Cook if a last-minute trade doesn’t occur by the end of the week, a league source confirmed to The Athletic. Here’s what you need to know:
The four-time Pro Bowler has spent all six years of his career with the Vikings. He’s rushed for 5,993 yards and 47 touchdowns in Minnesota, along with five receiving TDs.
Cook, 27, was set to enter the fourth year of the five-year, $63 million deal he signed in 2020.
The move frees up $9 million of 2023 cap space for the Vikings and another $12.5 million next season, via…