Jared Cook has formally requested that the Tennessee Titans trade him prior to the newly pushed back 2012 NFL Trade Deadline, which is now scheduled for Thursday. The third year tight end out of the University of South Carolina is unhappy about what he perceives is a lack of playing time, and would like the Titans to trade him within the next few days.
Unfortunately for Cook, however, any such deal appears unlikely to happen.
Cook appeared poised to take that next big step forward in 2012, as many felt that his role would expand with Jake Locker under center in what was expected to be his first full season as the Titans’ starting quarterback. That experiment has not gone well, with Locker getting hurt and still being a week or two away from being able to return. Of course, the Titans will have a decision to make, as Matt Hasselbeck has performed well in his absence.
But truth be told, whichever quarterback is under center has not really gotten the ball to Cook this season. Part of i...