Frazier on Cook: 'You hope for the best'

Suspended cornerback Chris Cook has been reinstated by the Vikings but will not be taking part in any football related activities with the team. Cook is awaiting developments in a felony domestic assault charge stemming from his arrest October 22. Head coach Leslie Frazier says it's hard to say Cook will play again this season.
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Suspended cornerback Chris Cook has been reinstated by the Vikings but will not be taking part in any football related activities with the team. Cook is awaiting developments in a felony domestic assault charge stemming from his arrest October 22. Head coach Leslie Frazier says it's hard to say Cook will play again this season.

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