MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The accolades keep coming in for Minnesota Vikings’ star running back Dalvin Cook.
On Wednesday, the team announced Cook has been named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week for his 200+ yard, two touchdown performance against the Detroit Lions.READ MORE: Wisconsin Lawmakers To Send Anti-Abortion Bills To GovernorCarli Lloyd Plays Final Match For US In Rout Of South Korea
“With the performance, Cook joined Adrian Peterson and Ring of Honor member Chuck Foreman as the only players in team history to rush for 200 or more yards in a game,” the Vikings said in a release.
— Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) November 11, 2020
It’s the second straight week the four-year pro has received the honor, making him the first non-quarterback to be named in consecutive weeks since Todd Gurley in 2017. Cook also received the award for his performance against the Green Bay Packers in Week 8.MORE NEWS: Wisconsin Village Leader Charged With Water Meter Tampering
Cook has now received the honor four times over the course of his NFL career.