A.J. Jefferson is likely to get extended playing time after the loss of Chris Cook, and Mistral…
Sunday slant: First test of depth ahead
The real test of drafting strength beyond the first round begins. With Chris Cook lost until the end of the regular season with a broken right arm suffered Thursday night, the Vikings have their first real test of depth ahead of them at a position that was likely to get tested more stringently in the second half of the season anyways. The process of backfilling a roster that was dangerously old in 2009 and 2010 is far from complete, but next Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks will provide the first indication of how deep the secondary has become. To be sure, it wasn't good at all last year when the Vikings' starters began dropping. First out was Antoine Winfield in Week 5 after he had started the first four games of the season. After a month off to rehab a shoulder injury, he returned for one game before fracturing his collarbone to end his season. Chris Cook also had his 2011 season end early, but for a completely different reason. The Vikings suspended him for one game...
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