NFL CAREER –This veteran tight end enters his 12th NFL season and second campaign with the Black and Gold. For his career, Cook has appeared in 163 games with 84 starts, recording 468 receptions for 6,169 yards (13.2 avg.) and 34 touchdowns and has posted at least 30 receptions in each of the last nine seasons (2011-19), one of only two active tight ends in the NFL to do so.
NFL CAREER –This veteran tight end enters his 12th NFL season and second campaign with the Black and Gold. For his career, Cook has appeared in 163 games with 84 starts, recording 468 receptions for 6,169 yards (13.2 avg.) and 34 touchdowns and has posted at least 30 receptions in each of the last nine seasons (2011-19), one of only two active tight ends in the NFL to do so. He ranks third among NFL tight ends with a 13.2-yard receiving average since 2011 and holds the single-game franchise record for the most receiving yards by a tight end for the Titans, Rams and Raiders. In 2019, Cook provided a vertical threat at tight end for the Saints as he posted 43 receptions for 705 yards (16.4 avg.) with nine touchdowns, setting career-highs in yards per catch which led NFL tight ends and scoring grabs, ranked second at the position. Cook brings a rare combination of size, speed and strength to the Saints air attack.
HONORS – 2019: Pro Bowl; 2018: Ed Block Courage award (Raiders team recipient); Pro Bowl.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS – Agreed to terms with the Saints (UFA-Oak.), 3/26/19; Signed by the Raiders to a two-year contract (UFA-GB), 3/16/17; Signed by the Packers to a one-year contract, 3/28/16; Released by the Rams, 2/19/16; Signed by the Rams to a five-year contract (UFA-Ten), 3/13/13; Placed by the Titans on Injured Reserve, 12/13/13; Signed by the Titans to a four-year contract, 7/14/09; Selected by the Titans in the third round (89th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft.
2019 – Named to second consecutive and overall Pro Bowl after catching 43 passes for 705 yards (16.4 avg.) with nine touchdowns…Logged 37 yards on two catches in vs. Houston, Sept. 9……Started and hauled in four catches for 41 yards with first TD grab as a Saint vs. Tampa Bay, Oct. 6…Started and corralled three passes for 37 yards and a TD at Jacksonville, Oct. 13…After being inactive for next two games (ankle) returned vs. Atlanta, Nov. 10, starting, recording six receptions for 74 yards...Recorded two receptions for 33 yards and one TD at Tampa Bay, Nov. 17…Started and reeled in six receptions for 99 yards and a TD vs. Carolina, Nov. 24…Started and recorded three receptions for 85 yards (28.3 avg.) on Thanksgiving night at Atlanta, Nov. 28…Hauled in two catches for 64 yards (32.0 avg.) with two TDs before being forced to depart with a concussion vs. San Francisco, Dec. 8…Notched four catches for 54 yards vs. Indianapolis, Dec. 26…Recorded three catches for 84 yards (28.0 avg.) and two TDs at Tennessee, Dec. 22…Caught two passes for 44 yards (22.0 avg.) and a TD in regular season finale at Carolina, Dec. 29…In NFC Wild Card Playoff vs. Minnesota, 1/5/20, registered five catches for 54 yards… Named to Pro Bowl for second consecutive season and second time overall, recording three receptions for 84 yards (28.0 avg.) 2018 – Appeared in all 16 games with 14 starts in his second season with the Raiders and finished with the team lead in receptions (career-high 68), receiving yards (career-best 896) and touchdowns (six)...Finished fourth among tight ends in the NFL in receiving yards and receiving touchdowns…Ranked fifth in the NFL among tight ends in receptions and receiving average (13.2 avg.)…Registered four 100-yard games in 2018, tied for third-most among tight ends, while setting team record among his position group in Week 1 with an electric 180-yard performance…Vs. L.A. Rams Sept. 10, set single-game franchise record for receiving yards for a tight end with a career-high 180 yards on nine receptions, tying career-best…Vs. Cleveland Sept. 30, made eight catches for 110 yards and two TDs in overtime win…Vs. Indianapolis Oct. 28, posted 74 yards on four catches (18.5 avg.) with one TD…At. Arizona Nov. 18, tallied three catches for 31 yards and one TD…At Baltimore Nov. 25, recorded two catches for 32 (16.0 avg.) yards and a TD…Vs. Kansas City Dec. 2, posted seven receptions for 100 (14.3 avg.) yards and one TD…VS. Pittsburgh Dec. 9, totaled seven receptions for 116 yards and set new single season career highs in yards and receptions…Named to the Pro Bowl for the first time in his career and started the contest for the AFC, recording three receptions for 71 yards (23.7 avg.) 2017 – Started in all 16 games in his first season with Raiders and finished with team-leading 688 receiving yards on 54 receptions, ranked second on the club with two touchdowns…Started every game for first time in career…Finished fourth among tight ends in the NFL in receiving average (12.7)…At Tennessee Sept. 10, finished the day with five catches for 56 yards in his Raiders debut...Vs. N.Y. Jets, Sept. 17, tied for second on team with four receptions for 25 yards in the win...At Washington Sept. 24, recorded four receptions for 43 yards and one TD. Hauled in his first receiving TD as a Raider, a 21-yarder from QB Derek Carr...Eclipsed 4,000 career receiving yards on a six-yard completion from Carr late in the game...At Denver Oct. 1, totaled three catches for 46 yards (15.3 avg.)...Vs. Kansas City Oct. 19, tallied six receptions for 107 yards (17.8 avg.)…Hauled in a crucial 28-yard reception at the Chiefs' one-yard line with seven seconds left in the game, setting up the game-winning score...At Buffalo Oct. 29, totaled four receptions for 57 yards (14.3 avg.)...At Miami Nov. 5, recorded season highs with eight receptions for 126 yards (15.8 avg.). Recorded 113 receiving yards in the first half...Vs. New England Nov. 19, finished with two catches for 36 yards (18.0 avg.)...At Kansas City Dec. 10, recorded five receptions and led team with 75 receiving yards and a TD. Recorded fourth quarter 29-yard TD reception...Vs. Dallas Dec. 17, caught two passes for 17 yards. 2016 – Played in ten games with five starts for Packers and caught 30 passes for 377 yards (12.6 avg.) and a TD... Missed six-game stretch in Weeks 5-10 (ankle)...Started all three postseason games and tied for team lead with 18 receptions for 229 yards (12.7 avg.) and two TDs...Catch and receiving yardage totals were the top postseason marks by a Packers tight end...At Jacksonville, Sept. 11, started in his Green Bay debut, posting a seven-yard catch...At Minnesota Sept. 18, started and finished with four catches for 31 yards. Recovered an Aaron Rodgers fumble midway through third quarter on a scramble, retaining possession for Green Bay...Vs. Detroit Sept. 25, recorded a 15-yard catch before sustaining second quarter ankle injury which caused him to miss the next six contests...At Washington Nov. 20, returned to action. Set season highs with six receptions and 106 yards to go along with a TD...At Chicago Dec. 18, matched season-high with six receptions, totaling 85 yards...Vs. Minnesota Dec. 24, caught three passes for 37 yards...At Detroit 1/1/17, tallied four catches for 56 yards...In NFC Wild Card Playoff vs. N.Y. Giants, 1/8/17, made his NFL postseason debut, recording five receptions for 48 yards...In NFC Divisional Playoff, at Dallas 1/15/17, started and led the team with 103 receiving yards on six catches (17.2 avg.) and one TD...Became just the second tight end in franchise history to record a 100-yard receiving game in the postseason...Set up game-winning FG by making a critical 35-yard reception on the game's final possession with three seconds left...In NFC Championship at Atlanta, 1/22/17, led the team with seven receptions for 78 yards and one TD. 2015 – Appeared in all 16 games for the third straight season with the St. Louis Rams and made 12 starts. Second on team in receptions and receiving yards with 39 catches for 481 yards (12.3 avg.)...Vs. Seattle Sept. 13, led the team with five catches for 85 yards, with three of the receptions going for first downs...Vs. San Francisco Nov. 1, posted two receptions for 57 yards (28.5 avg.), highlighted by his season-long 49-yard grab...At Cincinnati, Nov. 29, hauled in four passes for 58 yards...Vs. Tampa Bay, Dec. 17, caught four passes for 64 yards. 2014 – Played in all 16 games with six starts for St. Louis and registered 52 catches for 634 yards (12.2 avg.) and three touchdowns. His 52 receptions were the third-most by a tight end in a season in franchise history. Ranked sixth in the NFL among tight ends with his 12.2-yard receiving average...Vs. Dallas Sept. 21, led the team with seven receptions for 75 yards...Vs. San Francisco Nov. 13, paced the team with 74 yards receiving on four grabs...At Arizona Nov. 9, had two catches for 84 yards (42.0 avg.), including a 59-yard TD grab late in the first half...At Washington Dec. 7, matched his career-high with two TD receptions as part of a four-catch, 61-yard (15.3 avg.) effort. 2013 – Appeared in all 16 games with a career-high 13 starts for the Rams...Caught 51 passes for 671 yards (13.2 avg.) and a career-high five touchdowns. Set a single-season franchise record for the most receiving yards by a tight end, topping the previous mark set in 1983. Ranked fifth in the NFL among tight ends with an average of 13.2 yards per catch...Vs. Arizona, Sept. 8, in Rams debut, set a single-game club-record for the most yards receiving by a TE with 141 on six receptions (20.1 avg.), along with career-high two TDs...Vs. Tennessee Nov. 3, caught three passes for 36 yards (12.0 avg.) and a TD in his first game against his former team...Vs. Chicago Nov. 24, the team with 80 yards receiving on four catches and added a TD. 2012 – Played in 13 games with five starts, ranking fourth on the team in both receptions (44) and receiving yards (523)...Was tied for the team lead with four receiving TDs despite missing the final three contests...Was placed on Injured Reserve, Dec. 13 with (shoulder)...Vs. New England, Sept. 9, led the team with 64 yards on four receptions...Vs. Detroit, Sept. 23, posted four receptions for 77 yards (19.3 avg.), highlighted by his 61-yard TD grab on a catch-and-run in the second quarter...Vs. Pittsburgh, Oct. 11, hauled in four passes for 54 yards (13.5 avg.), helping to set up a game-winning FG from K Rob Bironas as time expired with his 25-yard catch to the Pittsburgh 25 with 32 seconds left...At Jacksonville Nov. 25, led team with season-high six receptions for 47 yards. 2011 – Appeared in all 16 contests with five starts for the Titans and posted a breakout season with 49 catches for 759 yards (15.5 avg.) and three touchdowns. His 759 receiving yards were the second most in franchise history by a tight end. Became the first tight end in franchise history to record two 100-yard receiving games in a season. Second in the league among tight ends with his average of 15.5 yards per catch...At Cleveland, Oct. 2, caught two passes for team-high 93 yards (46.5 avg.), highlighted by his career-long 80-yard catch-and-run TD. Catch was the longest by a tight end that season...At Atlanta, Nov. 20, recorded five catches for 51 yards (10.2 avg.), including a 22-yard grab on a fourth-and-17 in the fourth quarter...At Indianapolis, Dec. 18, led the team with a career-high nine receptions for 103 yards (11.4 avg.), the first 100-yard receiving game by a Titans tight end since 2001...Vs. Jacksonville, Dec. 24, set single-game franchise-record for the most receiving yards by a tight end with 169 yards and a TD on eight catches (21.1 avg.), also the most receiving yards by a tight end in a game that season. 2010 – Played in 16 games with a start for Titans and hauled in 29 passes for 361 yards and a touchdown...Posted career-high seven special teams tackles...At Houston Nov. 26, tied for team lead with four receptions for 40 yards...Vs. Jacksonville, Dec. 5, led the club with four catches for 47 yards (11.8 avg.)...Vs. Houston Dec. 19, made his first career start and posted three receptions for 42 yards...At Kansas City, Dec. 26, led the team with a season-high 96 yards on five receptions, highlighted by the first TD of his NFL career, a 22-yard grab from QB Kerry Collins... 1/2/11 at Indianapolis, led the team with a season-high seven catches for 58 yards (8.3 avg.). 2009 – Appeared in 14 games as a rookie with Titans and caught nine passes for 74 yards...Vs. Houston Sept. 20, made his NFL debut...Oct. 4, at Jacksonville, registered his first career receptions, hauling in two passes for 11 yards...Vs. Indianapolis, Oct. 11, registered a season-high three receptions for 27 yards.
COLLEGE – Played in 37 games with 14 starts at South Carolina...Registered 73 catches for 1,107 yards (15.2 avg.) and seven touchdowns...Split time between tight end and wide receiver as a redshirt freshman in 2006 before shifting to tight end on a full-time basis in 2007...Appeared in 13 games with 11 starts as a junior in 2008 and ranked second on the team with a career-high 37 catches for a career-best 573 yards (15.5 avg.) and three TDs...Earned first-team All-Southeastern Conference recognition from the league's coaches and second-team honors from the AP...Named one of eight Mackey Award semifinalists, which is given to the nation's top tight end...Made the permanent move to tight end and played in 12 games with three starts as a sophomore in 2007...Third on team with 30 catches for 421 yards and three TDs...Ranked second on the team in receiving yards and paced the team in yards per catch...Posted 50-plus receiving yards in four games... Saw action at tight end and wide receiver in 12 games as a redshirt freshman...Caught six passes for 113 yards (18.8 avg.) and a TD...Four of his six receptions went for 20-plus yards...Majored in Retail.
PERSONAL – Attended North Gwinnett (Suwanee, Ga.) HS...Earned first-team all-state honors from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution as a senior...Played wide receiver and free safety, catching 32 passes for 800 yards and 10 TDs as a senior...Also played basketball and earned all-state and all-conference recognition...Older brother, Jason, was a four-year letterman (2005-08) at fullback for Mississippi and signed with the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2009 before being released at the end of the preseason…Jared Alan Cook was born on April 7, 1987 in Birmingham, Ala.