Vikings’ Cook named NFC Offensive Player of the Week

Surprise, surprise.

Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook was named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week for his efforts Sunday against Green Bay.

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Cook rushed 30 times for 163 yards and three touchdowns and added two receptions for 63 yards and another score in Minnesota’s 28-22 win over the Packers.

Cook became the first player since 1970 to score a touchdown on his team’s first four possessions.

The Florida State product has been named Offensive Player of the Week three times: Week 15 in 2018, Week 10 in 2019 and now Week 8 in 2020.

Cook and the Vikings return to the field Sunday to battle the Detroit Lions.