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Cook, Murray battle in Minnesota highlights NFC North changes

Rookie Dalvin Cook will look to win the Vikings' running back job over Latavius Murray in camp. Jim Mone/AP Photo

As soon as the Minnesota Vikings made running back Adrian Peterson the seventh overall draft selection in 2007, the fortunes of the franchise changed for the better. Peterson rushed for more than 11,000 yards for the Vikings. While the Oklahoma product didn’t help the team or fantasy owners in two of the past three seasons due to injuries, it’s only now that he’s officially moved on that the Vikings can as well. The organization did precisely that, adding two signature running backs, which of course brings little clarity for fantasy owners seeking precisely that.