The Facts: There will be no franchise tag, only a franchise running back getting a huge payday. On the eve of the season's first Sunday, Cook has the new deal he's sought.
Diehards Line:The Pro Bowl running back and the Minnesota Vikings have agreed to a five-year, $63 million extension, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero and NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Saturday. The deal will see Cook get $28 million guaranteed. So Cook heads into the 2020 season healthy, happy and secure.