Tight End Jared Cook to sign with Raiders

Seattle Seahawks to meet with former Green Bay TE Jared Cook: Report

According to NFL.com's Ian Rapoport‏, Cook will go to Oakland after his stop in Minnesota and the Raiders are reportedly a "strong landing spot" for the tight end. NFL Network first reported the deal and says it is worth $12.2 million over two years with $5 million guaranteed in the first year. He did, however, have a clutch sideline catch to set up the game-winning field goal in the Packers' divisional round matchup against the Cowboys.

In three postseason games, Cook had 18 receptions for 229 yards and two touchdowns as well, and he helped the Packers reach the National Football Conference (NFC) championship game. Since their primary target is gone, they might as well recruit one of the Packers' top tight end last season.

Originally selected by the Tennessee Titans in the third-round of the 2009 NFL Draft out of South Carolina, Cook then spent his first four seasons in the "Music City".

Previous year with the Green Bay Packers, Cook had 4 games in which he had only 1 catch and, in each of those games, he had a maximum of 15 yards.

He started five regular season games, played in 10, but missed six due to injury and he's has developed a reputation for dropping passes.

For his career, Cook has 303 receptions for 3,880 yards and 17 touchdowns. Aaron Rodgers is a more talented quarterback than Carr who makes his receivers look quite nice, and Cook only had one game with more than 8 targets.

The Raiders went into free agency with more glaring needs on defense but those have not been filled as of yet.

Despite not having prolific numbers last season, Cook was a major catalyst for Green Bay's offense.



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