Vikings: Rudolph, Cook miss practice with concussion-like symptoms

Two important starters sat out of Vikings practice on Sunday with concussion-like symptoms. Tight end Kyle Rudolph and defensive back Chris Cook were banged up in Friday's preseason win over the Bills, and while test results have been positive, the team won't risk any unnecessary contact.
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Two important starters sat out of Vikings practice on Sunday with concussion-like symptoms. Tight end Kyle Rudolph and defensive back Chris Cook were banged up in Friday's preseason win over the Bills, and while test results have been positive, the team won't risk any unnecessary contact.

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