Dalvin Cook has filed a defamation and fraud lawsuit against a former girlfriend after she sued him last month and made shocking claims he assaulted her and held her hostage in his home.
The Minnesota Vikings running back’s lawsuit, which names Gracelyn Trimble and her lawyers, alleges that the US Aarmy Sgt. was the aggressor and that she was never injured. He also accuses her of defamation, fraud, abuse of process, malicious prosecution, invasion of privacy, assault and intentional infliction of emotional distress.
Cook is said to be seeking unspecified damages in excess of $50,000.
We’re into Week 13 of the 2021 NFL season, and injuries are once again a factor in several key games this coming weekend.
The Vikings ruled Cook out for Sunday’s game. He will miss at least two weeks with a shoulder issue.
For the year, Cook has rushed for 773 yards with four touchdowns and caught 27 passes for 202 yards in 2021.