SportsPulse: Everyone does midseason awards and grades. So we decided to do superlatives. Jarrett Bell and Mike Jones pick who’s been the best and worst couples as well other superlatives for the first half of the NFL season.
A quick rundown on items of interest as Week 10 rolls on in the NFL:
Who’s hot: Dalvin Cook. The Vikings star has topped 200 yards from scrimmage in back-to-back games to remind us that a dominant running back can still wreak plenty of havoc in a quarterback-driven game. Cook steamrolled over the Lions and Packers for 369 rushing yards the past two weekends, topping the 366-yard markers that Adrian Peterson produced (2007, 2012) as most in team history over back-to-back games. And he complemented his power and long-distance strikes on the ground with 109 receiving yards over the past two games, which is why he’s just the third player in league history (Jim Brown, 1963; Deuce McAllister, 2003) with at least 225 yards from scrimmage and 2 TDs in consecutive games, according to the NFL. Despite missing a game-and-a-half in October with a groin injury, Cook leads the league with 858 rushing yards (averaging a whopping 6…