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Entering the 2011 season Tennessee Titans tight end Jared Cook was supposed to have a breakout campaign and in some ways you could argue that he delivered on that promise. However, for much of the year he was inconsistent and waited until the last three games of the season to show his true potential. Therefore, despite the very solid season he turned in, Cook has plenty of room for improvement in 2012.
In the first 13 games of the 2011 NFL season, Cook hauled in 28 passes for 424 yards and two touchdowns. Thats an average of just over two catches and 32 receiving yards per game, not exactly elite numbers.
Yet, in the last three games of the season Cook flashed superstar potential, putting on an exhibition as he totaled 21 receptions for 335 yards and a touchdown. That averages out to a whopping seven catches and 111.6 receiving yards per game.
Its not that anyone could expect Cook to produce those kinds of numbers over a 16-game season, that would be exceeding even Rob Gronk...
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Tennessee Titans tight end Jared Cook is going into the final year of his rookie contract and is hoping he’ll be able to stick around longer much longer.
“I would like to stay here. I like Tennessee a lot, but you just kind of block it out and take care of your job. As long as you take care of your job, you’ll be all right,” Cook said. “I’m still waiting...
The Tennessee Titans coaching staff had been using WR Marc Mariani exclusively in the return game, but that may change.
The more they look at Mariani this offseason, the more they see him as talented pass-catcher. He'll be competing for spot alongside a crowded WR corps, but many observers like his chances, including the head coach.
“He just makes plays,” coach Mike...
Safety Chris Hope signed with the Falcons. Terms were not disclosed. Hope was a third-round pick of the Steelers in 2002 who spent the past six seasons in Tennessee. He had 33 tackles in 10 games, including two starts, last season. Hope has 758 tackles and 20 interceptions in 147 career games over 10 NFL seasons.
The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms with safety Chris Hope, who has started 109 games in 10 seasons with Pittsburgh and Tennessee.
The 31-year-old Hope will provide experience behind starters William Moore and Thomas DeCoud.
Hope was a third-round pick by Pittsburgh in 2002. He signed with the Titans as an unrestricted free agent in 2006.
Hope was a 2008 Pro Bowl selection...
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