Found March 03, 2013 on NFL Trade Rumors:
PLAYERS: Jared Cook
TEAMS: Tennessee Titans
Titans Insider Terry McCormick expects Tennessee to franchise TE Jared Cook on Monday. Cook is reportedly prepared to argue that he should be considered wide receiver given that he lined up as a receiver 67 percent of the time last season. This is a difference of close to $4.5 million. We wrote yesterday that there’s a precedent for arbitrators splitting the difference in these types of situations, which would leave Cook with a one-year guaranteed salary of $8.3 million. We have Cook listed as the No. 40 best available player in our Top 50 Free Agents list. The post Titans Prepared To Franchise TE Jared Cook On Monday? appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.

Titans decide against tagging Jared Cook

All signs pointed to the Tennessee Titans placing the franchise tag on tight end Jared Cook this offseason, but they ultimately decided against it. The Titans announced today that they won’t tag Cook. The #Titans will not be placing the franchise tag on any of their potential free agents. — Tennessee Titans (@TennesseeTitans) March 4, 2013 Some people expect Cook to be a highly...

Titans Will Not Franchise TE Jared Cook After All, Rams An Option?

According to Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean, the Titans will not be using their franchise tag on TE Jared Cook. Earlier in the day, Wyatt mentioned that the two sides “reached an impasse” regarding a long-term extension and the Titans didn’t want to fight Cook through arbitrator regarding whether or not he would be considered a tight end or a receiver. Cook, 25, is in a great...

Bears Expected To Show Interest In TE Jared Cook

Sean Jenson of the Chicago Tribune reports that a source has informed him that the Bears are “likely” to show interest in impending free agent Jared Cook in the coming weeks. The Bears have been rumored to be looking for an upgrade at tight end for a few years now, so it’s not surprising that they would at least consider a guy like Cook. Chicago brought in Aaron Kromer...

Report: Titans expected to place the TE franchise tag on Jared Cook

According to Terry McCormick of, the Tennessee Titans are expected to place the franchise tag on tight end Jared Cook. If this is the case, you can probably expect Cook and the players union to argue that he should be tagged as a wide receiver.  Some people feel like he has a case and could end up winning if he does choose to fight it.       Need NFL Tickets...

Titans Expected To Tag Jared Cook

The Titans are expected to use their franchise tag on tight end Jared Cook. SOURCE: Terry McCormick, National Football PostFantasy Spin:If only it were that simple. Technically Cook is listed as a tight end but he's trying to argue that he's actually a wide receiver. As a tight end, Cook (44 catches, 523 yards, four TD in 2012) would only be entitled to $6.066 million but...

The Titans didn't franchise Jared Cook, so now what?

Well, contrary to what everybody expected, the Tennessee Titans did not end up using the franchise tag on Jared Cook. The biggest sticking point seemed to be the issue I mostly dismissed in my franchise tag analysis, whether he would be considered a tight end or a wide receiver. This could have been avoided if the Titans and Cook could come to terms on a longer-term deal, but apparently...

Titans Did Not Tag Jared Cook

The Titans decided not to use their franchise tag on tight end Jared Cook.Fantasy Spin:Cook was preparing to ask for the wide receiver's minimum rather than the significantly lower tight end salary and the Titans decided it just wasn't worth the hassle. Now that Cook is officially a free agent, Jason La Canfora from CBS expects the Rams (coached by Cook's former Tennessee...

Jared Cook Hoping To Be Considered A WR If Franchised

Reports from Friday suggested that Titans free agent TE Jared Cook is looking to pick up where Packers TE Jermichael Finley left off last year in regards to being classified as a wide receiver, instead of a tight end. Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean reported on Friday that the Titans are prepared to use their franchise tag on Cook before the March 4 deadline, but Cook issue is related...

2013 Tennessee Titans franchise tag analysis

Last offseason, I wrote an analysis of which Titans might be franchise tag candidates. Naturally, after I wrote that, every other starting safety scheduled to hit the market got franchised, and the Titans ended up franchising Michael Griffin and later signing him to a long-term deal. This offseason, I wanted to get the positional analyses done first. While I was in the middle of...
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