Most people had high hopes for rookie running back Dalvin Cook coming into the first game of the regular season tonight in Minneapolis. What people may not have expected right off the bat though is a rookie rushing record set by Dalvin Cook for most yards in a career debut.
Most Rushing Yards in First Career Game - Vikings History— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) September 12, 2017
2017 Dalvin Cook 127
2007 Adrian Peterson 103 pic.twitter.com/wxLefQsX8V
It was 22 carries leading to those 127 yards for Cook, an average of 5.8 yards per carry with a long of 33 yards.