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  Saints | Jared Cook limited Thursday    Thu Dec 12, 06:10 PM

New Orleans Saints TE Jared Cook (concussion) was limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 12.

Footballguys view: Cook has an extra day to clear concussion protocol with the Saints playing Monday night. He's a strong TE1 if he's active but you might need to carry Josh Hill into Monday night if you want to count on him.

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  Saints | Jared Cook visits the end zone twice    Sun Dec 8, 07:56 PM

New Orleans Saints TE Jared Cook (concussion) caught two passes for 64 yards and two touchdowns on a pair of targets vs. the San Francisco 49ers in Week 14 on Sunday, Dec. 8. He left early with a concussion.

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  Saints | Jared Cook has concussion    Sun Dec 8, 02:40 PM

Updating a previous report, New Orleans Saints TE Jared Cook (concussion) suffered a concussion during the Week 14 game and will not return.

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  Saints | Jared Cook leaves early    Sun Dec 8, 01:49 PM

New Orleans Saints TE Jared Cook (head) left the Week 14 game early and is being evaluated for a concussion. He is considered questionable to return.

Footballguys view: Cook at least caught two scores before leaving with the concussion. The score that was he was hurt on could have easily been overturned by replay but was upheld.

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  Saints | Jared Cook leads team in receiving    Fri Nov 29, 01:09 AM

New Orleans Saints TE Jared Cook had three receptions for 85 yards against the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday, Nov. 28.

Footballguys view: Cook had two drops or it would have been a massive night for him. He is still well established as a top 5-7 tight end for the fantasy playoffs, although the 49ers loom next week.

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  Saints | Big game for Jared Cook     Sun Nov 24, 10:22 PM

New Orleans Saints TE Jared Cook caught six of his eight targets for 99 yards and a touchdown in a 34-31 win over the Carolina Panthers in Week 12.

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  Saints | Jared Cook reaches end zone    Sun Nov 17, 05:45 PM

New Orleans Saints TE Jared Cook caught two passes for 33 yards and one touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 11. He was targeted two times during the game.

Footballguys view: Cook had a beautiful full extension score on a ball that had a lot of Drew Brees trust behind it. He's a low TE1 against Carolina next week.

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  Saints | Jared Cook finishes with 74 yards    Sun Nov 10, 05:16 PM

New Orleans Saints TE Jared Cook caught six passes for 74 yards against the Atlanta Falcons in Week 10. He was targeted 10 times during the game.

Footballguys view: Cook is healthy and relevant for fantasy and he has a good matchup against Tampa next week. He should be added in a lot of leagues this week.

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  Saints | Jared Cook not on injury report    Fri Nov 8, 06:47 PM

New Orleans Saints TE Jared Cook (ankle) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 8, and is not on the injury report for Week 10.

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  Saints | New Orleans' Week 10 injury report    Fri Nov 8, 03:55 PM

New Orleans Saints CB Patrick Robinson (hamstring) was a limited participant in practice all week and is listed as questionable for Week 10 against the Atlanta Falcons. OT Terron Armstead (illness) was added to the injury report Friday, Nov. 8, while TE Josh Hill (calf) was limited; both players have been cleared to play. TE Jared Cook (ankle), WR Tre'Quan Smith (ankle), QB Drew Brees (thumb) and RB Alvin Kamara (knee, ankle) fully participated in practice Friday and no longer appear on the injury report.

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  Saints | Jared Cook practices Thursday    Thu Nov 7, 07:44 PM

New Orleans Saints TE Jared Cook (ankle) fully participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 7.

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  Saints | Thursday's practice report for New Orleans    Thu Nov 7, 04:58 PM

New Orleans Saints CB Patrick Robinson (hamstring) and TE Josh Hill (calf) were limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 7. TE Jared Cook (ankle), WR Tre'Quan Smith (ankle), QB Drew Brees (thumb) and RB Alvin Kamara (knee, ankle) practiced in full.

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  Saints | Jared Cook a full participant    Wed Nov 6, 05:39 PM

New Orleans Saints TE Jared Cook (ankle) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 6.

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  Saints | Week 8 New Orleans Saints inactives    Sun Oct 27, 11:44 AM

The New Orleans Saints have declared OG Nick Easton, RB Alvin Kamara, CB Patrick Robinson, WR Tre'Quan Smith, DE Carl Granderson, OT Ethan Greenidge and TE Jared Cook inactive for Week 8.

Footballguys view: Latavius Murray will get the start and should be in lineups against the weak Arizona defense.

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  Saints | Jared Cook to miss Week 8    Fri Oct 25, 06:08 PM

New Orleans Saints TE Jared Cook (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 25, and has been ruled out for Week 8.

Footballguys view: Josh Hill is a low-end streamer with potential because the Cardinals have had a lot of trouble defending tight ends this year.

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  Saints | Jared Cook misses another practice    Thu Oct 24, 05:46 PM

New Orleans Saints TE Jared Cook (ankle) didn't practice Thursday, Oct. 24.

Footballguys view: Josh Hill is on track to get another start at tight end. He scored last week and faces a Cardinals defense that has been very generous to opposing tight ends this year.

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  Saints | Jared Cook not on field    Wed Oct 23, 07:05 PM

New Orleans Saints TE Jared Cook (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 23.

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  Saints | Week 7 New Orleans Saints inactives    Sun Oct 20, 03:03 PM

The New Orleans Saints have declared RB Alvin Kamara, QB Drew Brees, CB Ken Crawley, WR Tre'Quan Smith, DE Trey Hendrickson, OT Ethan Greenidge and TE Jared Cook inactive for Week 7.

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  Saints | Jared Cook ruled out    Fri Oct 18, 05:56 PM

New Orleans Saints TE Jared Cook (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 18, and has been ruled out for Week 7.

Footballguys view: With Cook and RB Alvin Kamara, the Saints should feed WR Michael Thomas and RB Latavius Murray early and often.

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  Saints | Jared Cook sits on Friday    Fri Oct 18, 02:43 PM

New Orleans Saints TE Jared Cook (ankle) did not participate in the open portion of practice Friday, Oct. 18.

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  Saints | Jared Cook doesn't practice Thursday    Thu Oct 17, 06:04 PM

New Orleans Saints TE Jared Cook (ankle) didn't participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 17.

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  Saints | Jared Cook does not practice    Wed Oct 16, 06:02 PM

New Orleans Saints TE Jared Cook (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 16.

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  Saints | Jared Cook finds end zone    Sun Oct 13, 04:26 PM

New Orleans Saints TE Jared Cook caught three passes for 37 yards and one touchdown against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 6. He was targeted three times during the game.

Footballguys view: Cook is back in streaming consideration with another touchdown on a perfect throw from Teddy Bridgewater. Next week is a poor matchup against Chicago, but if you hold Cook you'll get the Arizona matchup in Week 8.

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  Saints | Jared Cook rediscovers end zone    Sun Oct 6, 08:16 PM

New Orleans Saints TE Jared Cook posted four grabs for 41 yards and a touchdown on six targets in Week 5 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Footballguys view: Cook has a pulse again in fantasy leagues. He could be a reasonable pick up and play against the Jaguars next week if you don't have a viable tight end.

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  Saints | Jared Cook quiet once again    Mon Sep 30, 01:37 AM

New Orleans Saints TE Jared Cook caught three passes (on six targets) for 21 yards against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, Sept. 29.

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  Saints | Jared Cook takes part in practice    Fri Sep 27, 05:55 PM

New Orleans Saints TE Jared Cook (non-injury) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 27, and is not on the injury report for Week 4.

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  Saints | New Orleans' injury report for Week 4    Fri Sep 27, 03:48 PM

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees (thumb), C Will Clapp (hand) and WR Tre'Quan Smith (ankle) did not practice all week and have been ruled out for Week 4 against the Dallas Cowboys. DT Sheldon Rankins (Achilles) was a limited participant all week and is listed as questionable. OT Terron Armstead (knee), TE Jared Cook (non-injury), DE Cameron Jordan (non-injury), RB Zach Line (knee), P Thomas Morstead (illness) and OG Larry Warford (shoulder) were full participants in practice Friday, Sept. 27, and were removed from the injury report.

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  Saints | Jared Cook returns in full    Thu Sep 26, 05:02 PM

New Orleans Saints TE Jared Cook (not injury related) practiced in full Thursday, Sept. 26.

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  Saints | Jared Cook a limited participant    Wed Sep 25, 06:17 PM

New Orleans Saints TE Jared Cook (non-injury) was limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 25.

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  Saints | Another slow day for Jared Cook    Mon Sep 23, 01:44 AM

New Orleans Saints TE Jared Cook managed only one catch on two targets in Week 3 versus the Seattle Seahawks.

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  Saints | Jared Cook struggles again    Mon Sep 16, 12:37 AM

New Orleans Saints TE Jared Cook had two receptions for 25 yards during the team's Week 2 loss to the Los Angeles Rams. Cook was targeted seven times.

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  Saints | Jared Cook has quiet team debut    Tue Sep 10, 12:29 AM

New Orleans Saints TE Jared Cook posted just two receptions for 37 yards on three targets in the Week 1 win against the Houston Texans on Monday, Sept. 9.

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  Saints | Jared Cook building chemistry    Sat Jul 27, 10:05 PM

New Orleans Saints TE Jared Cook has been seeing 'a lot of looks' from QB Drew Brees during training camp, according to Luke Johnson of USA Today Sports.

Footballguys view: The Saints haven't had a tight end of Cook's caliber since Jimmy Graham, so his upside is unknown. He's worth a TE1 pick after 6-7 of them are off of the board.

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  Saints | Jared Cook impressing new teammates    Sun May 26, 12:26 PM

New Orleans Saints TE Jared Cook has impressed his new teammates so far in OTAs, with QB Drew Brees near the top of the list. 'I'd read a lot of good things about him before he got here, but he's certainly impressed us these first couple of days,' Brees said Thursday, May 23. 'He's got a great feel for the game, and I think he's going to fit very well in our offense. He's got great length, so he's got a big catch radius. You feel confident with those 50-50 balls. You feel like there's a lot of places where you can throw if where he can get it and the other guy can't. Anytime you have a target like that, you feel like that's a good matchup.'

Footballguys view: Cook is an impressive player but he's never quite played up to his expectations or physical ability. However, he is coming off the best season of his career in the NFL with a Raiders team in 2018 that is nowhere near as dangerous as the Saints squad he's on in 2019. He's currently going off the board at TE8 (6.11) in 12-team PPR leagues.

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  Saints | Jared Cook's role to expand?    Sun May 12, 08:10 PM

New Orleans Saints TE Jared Cook will be given the chance to show 'everything he can do' for the offense, according to tight ends coach Dan Campbell. 'The guy is over 30 and he still runs like the wind. He can absolutely smoke,' Campbell said. 'He's got 35-inch arms, he is long, and he is fast.'

Footballguys view: We've seen Cook finish as a top-5 fantasy tight end like he did last season for the Raiders. This is a much better passing game with the Saints, so projecting him for similar output is not outlandish. We like where he's going off the board right now. Cook has a current ADP of TE8 (6.10) in 12-team PPR leagues.

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  Saints | Jared Cook signing 2-year, $15.5M deal    Tue Mar 26, 12:35 PM

New Orleans Saints TE Jared Cook will sign a 2-year, $15.5 million contract with the team Tuesday, March 25. Cook will receive a guaranteed $8 million in his first year of the deal.

Footballguys view: The Saints get a weapon at the tight end position they haven't had since the days of Jimmy Graham. Cook is big, athletic and creates mismatches anytime he's on the field. His game is not consistent, so we'll see if that can change in New Orleans. Cook may be their third target in the passing game behind WR Michael Thomas and RB Alvin Kamara.

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  Saints | Jared Cook expected to sign with NOS    Thu Mar 21, 10:45 AM

Free-agent TE Jared Cook (Raiders) is expected to sign with the New Orleans Saints Thursday, March 21.

Footballguys view: It looks like this is going to happen. Cook is a receiving weapon with a size/speed combination that is rare. He'd be a great weapon for Drew Brees and the Saints passing attack as they continue to look for impact targets behind Michael Thomas.

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  Saints | New Orleans close to deal with Jared Cook    Wed Mar 20, 07:56 PM

Free-agent TE Jared Cook (Raiders) is close to an agreement with the New Orleans Saints, according to a source.

Footballguys view: It looks like this is going to happen. Cook is a receiving weapon with a size/speed combination that is rare. He'd be a great weapon for Drew Brees and the Saints passing attack as they continue to look for impact targets behind Michael Thomas.

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  Saints | No agreements for Ziggy Ansah, Jared Cook    Fri Mar 15, 08:09 PM

Updating a previous report, free-agent DE Ziggy Ansah (Lions) and free-agent TE Jared Cook (Raiders) visited the New Orleans Saints Thursday, March 14, but left without deals in place.

Footballguys view: We'll see if something can still happen in New Orleans for these guys, but leaving without a contract is not a great sign. Cook is the best free agent tight end on the market but has yet to find a new team.

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  Saints | Two to visit Saints    Thu Mar 14, 08:14 AM

Free-agent TE Jared Cook (Raiders) and DE Ziggy Ansah (Lions) will visit the New Orleans Saints Thursday, March 14.

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  Saints | New Orleans to meet with Jared Cook    Wed Mar 13, 07:39 PM

Free-agent TE Jared Cook (Raiders) is scheduled to meet with the New Orleans Saints Thursday, March 14, according to a source.

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  Raiders | Oakland to wait on Jared Cook decision    Wed Feb 27, 07:34 PM

Oakland Raiders impending free-agent TE Jared Cook is a player that the Raiders would like to re-sign, but the team may wait to see what he is being offered in free agency before making a final decision on Cook, according to general manager Mike Mayock.

Footballguys view: The crop of free agent tight ends isn't that great, so Cook may get quite a bit of interest. Usually when a team says they'll let a guy hit the open market it really means they're moving on.

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  Bills | Buffalo could target veteran pass catchers    Fri Feb 8, 01:24 AM

The Buffalo Bills may be interested in signing someone like Philadelphia Eagles WR Golden Tate, Dallas Cowboys WR Cole Beasley or Oakland Raiders TE Jared Cook in free agency, in the opinion of Forbes' Curtis Rush.

Footballguys view: The Bills have a young group of receivers, led by Zay Jones and Robert Foster. Perhaps adding some veteran depth to that room would help. They could also use a veteran tight end, perhaps like Cook, since Charles Clay isn't getting any younger.

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  Raiders | Jared Cook posts 71 yards    Sun Jan 27, 05:57 PM

Oakland Raiders TE Jared Cook caught three passes for 71 yards against the NFC in the 2019 Pro Bowl.

Footballguys view: Cook made a great statement going into free agency. He might have been underpaid at five million last year with the desire for his skillset to create mismatches in the passing game. He'll likely be a TE1 heading into next year no matter where he lands, but could hit the jackpot for fantasy if he ends up somewhere like New Orleans or on a Gronk-less Patriots team.

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  Raiders | Oakland wants Jared Cook back    Tue Jan 22, 02:11 PM

Oakland Raiders impending free-agent TE Jared Cook will be re-signed if head coach Jon Gruden has his way, but Gruden admitted that Cook will be a popular name on the free-agent market.

Footballguys view: In his second season with the Raiders, Cook had a career high 896 receiving yards and six touchdowns (also a career high). Teams should be interested in the soon-to-be 32-year old target who continues to be one of the more athletic tight ends in the league.

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  Raiders | Jared Cook a limited participant    Fri Dec 28, 06:08 PM

Oakland Raiders TE Jared Cook (ribs) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 28, but is not on the injury report for Week 17.

Footballguys view: Cook is a strong TE1 this week despite the dud last week because of the great matchup vs. the Chiefs and high-scoring potential for the game.

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  Raiders | Week 17 injury report for Oakland    Fri Dec 28, 04:00 PM

Oakland Raiders DB Montrel Meander (quad) did not practice Friday, Dec. 28, and has been ruled out for Week 17 against the Kansas City Chiefs. DT Maurice Hurst (ankle) was limited in practice Friday and is listed as questionable. CB Gareon Conley (concussion) fully participated in practice Friday and is also listed as questionable. TE Jared Cook (ribs) and C Rodney Hudson (ankle, knee) were limited in practice Friday but no longer appear on the injury report. DT Johnathan Hankins (shoulder), S Karl Joseph (neck), OL Kelechi Osemele (toe), RB Jalen Richard (ankle), FB Keith Smith (calf), TE Lee Smith (back), LB Kyle Wilber (hamstring) and OL Denver Kirkland (illness) were full participants at practice Friday and have also been removed from the injury report.

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  Raiders | Jared Cook remains limited    Thu Dec 27, 07:12 PM

Oakland Raiders TE Jared Cook (ribs) was limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 27.

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  Raiders | Limited practice for Jared Cook    Wed Dec 26, 07:07 PM

Oakland Raiders TE Jared Cook (ribs) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

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  Raiders | Jared Cook disappoints Monday night    Tue Dec 25, 06:17 AM

Oakland Raiders TE Jared Cook was kept in check in Week 16 Monday, Dec. 24, against the Denver Broncos, securing only two of three targets for 20 yards.

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