Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/7/13

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 1: Jared Cook #89 of the Tennessee Titans stretches during the Tennessee Titans Minicamp on May 1, 2009 at Baptist Sports Park in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Joe Murphy/Getty Images)
Tight end Jared Cook is on pace to establish career highs in catches, yards and touchdowns. With four games remaining in 2013, he already has more reception yards (557) in one season than any Rams tight end since the team moved to St. Louis in 1995. He needs eight more catches to establish a “St. Louis” Rams single-season high for receptions by a tight end. And he leads the 2013 squad in receptions (40) and yards 12 games into the season. Nonetheless, the prevailing opinion is that Cook has had a disappointing first season with the Rams after signing a five-year, $35.1 million free-agent deal last March following his first four seasons in Tennessee. In a sense, Cook is victim of his stellar Rams debut. In the season opener against Arizona, he caught seven passes for 141 yards and two touchdowns. The 141 yards was an all-time single-game record for a Rams tight end. That is what’s called setting the bar high. “What that game did for him is, obviously, it made people aware of him...
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