Vikings agree to five-year extension with RB Dalvin Cook

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The Minnesota Vikings and star running back Dalvin Cook have ended their contract standoff and agreed to a five-year extension. 

No franchise tag situation in Minnesota: Pro Bowl RB Dalvin Cook and the #Vikings have agreed to a 5yr, $63M extension, sources tell @RapSheet and me. After just 29 career games, Cook locks in over $28M guaranteed.

— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) September 12, 2020

According to Tom Pelissero of NFL Media and seemingly confirmed by a tweet from the official Vikings account, the deal will be five years and worth $63 million. 

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— Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) September 12, 2020

The Vikings and Cook had been odds all offseason on a contract extension. There had been some concern that Cook would holdout over not getting an extension, but those fears were gone when he showed up to camp for the first day of practice. 

Cook, 25, lead the Vikings in rushing with 1,135 yards and scored 13 touchdowns last season. 

UPDATE 11:27am: The Vikings have confirmed the deal.

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— Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) September 12, 2020