Look out NFC South, Drew Brees has a tight end again.
After the reign of terror Brees and Jimmy Graham had on the division years ago before New Orleans
Now, details regarding Cook's contract in New Orleans have been revealed, and the tight end is set to earn $15.5 million over two years with $8 million of it guaranteed.
The deal between the #Saints and FA TE Jared Cook will be signed today. It’s a 2-year contract worth $15.5M, including $8M fully guaranteed in Year 1. A big weapon for coach Sean Payton’s offense and a really nice payday for the 32-year-old.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 26, 2019
Cook had a huge year in Oakland in 2018 despite the Raiders' problems as a collective unit, totaling nearly 900 receiving yards and six touchdowns.
Looking at this production and then thinking about how Brees is set to replace Derek Carr as the tight end's quarterback, there are no limits to imagining how much havoc the Saints' offense could wreck upon the NFC, and that's a terrifying thought for New Orleans' rivals.
Jared Cook was the Raiders' best player and only Pro Bowler last season after leading the team in receiving yards and receiving TDs. Now that he'll be a New Orleans Saint, what's next for the Raiders at tight end? https://t.co/gRZSfMDz7v— Matt Schneidman (@mattschneidman) March 26, 2019
After their controversial loss in the NFC Championship, the Saints will be out for blood in 2019, and this signing only reaffirms that Sean Payton's squad isn't messing around.
While the team did lose Mark Ingram