Since the start of 2019, running back Dalvin Cook, a free agency, has accumulated the second-most total yards in the NFL; what’s even more astounding is that he did it while continuing to play with an injury. We have the most recent information on his injury status and how it may affect his fantasy stock with the 2023 season just around the corner as he is ready to join a new team.
Before the 2023 NFL season, we provide you with an update on Dalvin Cook’s most recent news and provide a fantasy football analysis.
What is Dalvin Cook’s Current Injury Status?
Due to persistent shoulder issues that started in the 2019 season, Cook has missed games throughout the past three seasons. According to reports, Cook had surgery to fix his broken shoulder in February 2023.
On social media, Adam Schefter announced the results of his procedure and stated:
“Vikings’ Pro-Bowl RB Dalvin Cook, who is second in the NFL in total yards since 2019, underwent surgery today to fix the broken shoulder he suffered in that same year, 2019.”
The following tweet has his statement, which you may read:
Vikings’ Pro-Bowl RB Dalvin Cook, who is second in the NFL in total yards since 2019, underwent surgery today to fix the broken shoulder he suffered in that same year, 2019. “Dalvin has been absolutely dominant and we cannot wait until September,” said his agency @LAASportsEnt.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 14, 2023
He was in Minnesota for a post-surgery assessment on his shoulder, according to a report from NFL Network source Tom Pelissero from April. Because his shoulder is now completely stable and stronger, Cook has reportedly made exceptional development:
#Vikings RB Dalvin Cook was recently in Minnesota for a post-surgery checkup on his shoulder and is said to be making excellent progress, per sources. Cook played the last three seasons while protecting the injured shoulder, which is now 100% stable and stronger. pic.twitter.com/2c4Z5VPrdW
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) April 3, 2023
The veteran running back trained with the club for the first time on August 29, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. If all goes according to plan, he ought to be able to participate in Week 1:
After signing two weeks ago, Jets RB Dalvin Cook is practicing today for the first time this summer. Cook recently became a first-time father, was spending time with Dalvin Jr., and is now ready to gear up for the Monday night opener vs. the Bills and his younger brother James.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 29, 2023
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Back in February, Schefter reported that Cook had surgery to repair the broken shoulder he had sustained in 2019. Cook was in Minnesota for a post-surgery evaluation on his shoulder, according to NFL Network source Tom Pelissero’s report from April. Cook was claimed to be making outstanding progress because his shoulder is now 100% stable and stronger.
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