Rookie Review: Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota Vikings: Team Needs Rookie Review On The Clock Insider Podcast

2010 NFL Draft Class–

(2-34) Chris Cook, CB, Virginia: The 6’2 defender quickly developed into one of the team’s best man-to-man cover corners and showed a knack for adjusting to balls in flight early on. Injuries in both knees, however, limited him to six games. The long-limbed Cook has the size and foot speed to keep up with big receivers, but he must stay lower in his stance. His poor technique was exposed in the team’s two games versus Green Bay. Grade: B-

(2-51) Toby Gerhart, RB, Stanford: His first 11 weeks were rather non-descript but Gerhart did reasonably well in two games where he was the team’s primary back. He ran especially hard behind his pads in snowy conditions versus Chicago on Monday Night Football. The rookie’s biggest problem was

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