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Dalvin Cook leaves game with dislocated shoulder in Week 12, will get MRI

Vikings RB taken to locker room after shoulder injury.

Dalvin Cook #33 of the Minnesota Vikings warms up before the game against the San Francisco 49ers at Levi’s Stadium on November 28, 2021 in Santa Clara, California. Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images

Postgame update: Cook is dealing with a shoulder dislocation, per Ben Goessling. They’ll still need the MRI to judge the severity.

Postgame update: Head coach Mike Zimmer announced Cook will undergo an MRI to determine the severity of the injury, per Ian Rapoport.

UPDATE: Dalvin Cook has been ruled out of the game with a shoulder injury. Cook has had trouble with his shoulder in the past, as he’s had multiple shoulder dislocations.

Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook suffered what appears to be a serious injury against the 49ers. He stayed down for a long time after taking a hard hit to the chest area, which caused a fumble. He finally was taken off the field in a cart to the locker room. Cook appeared to be emotional as he was carted off. We’ll update you on his injury as soon as we learn more.

Cook, as usual, was having a productive day, with 16 touches for 103 total yards