By WCCO-TV Staff

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota Vikings’ star running back Dalvin Cook — who also leads the NFL in rushing — has been ruled out for Sunday’s game.

Cook suffered a groin injury last Sunday in the team’s game against the Seattle Seahawks and has missed practice all week. On Friday, the team confirmed that he’ll be sitting out this Sunday.

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Alexander Mattison is expected to again step in for Cook in the team’s matchup against the Atlanta Falcons (0-5). He had a career game against the Seahawks, rushing for 112 yards, after Cook left the game early in the second half.

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Cook currently leads the league in rushing with 489 yards. The closest player to Cook is Josh Jacobs of the Las Vegas Raiders with 377 yards.