Per ESPN’s Jeremey Fowler, multiple teams are interested in acquiring 28-year-old wide receiver Brandin Cooks from the Houston Texans.

Despite never being selected to the Pro Bowl, Cooks has surpassed 1,000 receiving yards in six of his eight NFL seasons, emerging as one of the most consistent pass-catchers of the last decade. Cooks caught 215 passes for 2,861 yards and 20 touchdowns from Drew Brees after being drafted 20th overall out of Oregon State by the New Orleans Saints. Cooks was then traded to the New England Patriots and played with Tom Brady for a season, before being traded to the Los Angeles Rams for a two-year stint and most recently, traded to the Houston Texans where he has played two seasons so far.

After being traded three times in eight seasons, Cooks said “As far as a team thinking they could trade me for draft capital, I would caution them to think twice, because quite frankly, I’m not going to accept any more trades” in January, potentially complicating any discussions.

Cooks recorded a career-high 90 receptions along with 1,037 yards and six touchdowns in 2021 despite a less-than-stellar season from Davis Mills and the Texans. Teams that are still looking to upgrade at wide receiver could certainly benefit from the 28-year-old’s talents. The Texans feel comfortable giving up Cooks as they rebuild and transition, and doing so will clear nearly $9 million in cap space for Houston.

Where will Brandin Cooks land if traded by the Texans? Could he re-unite with Deshaun Watson in Cleveland? Give Aaron Rodgers a new go-to-target in Green Bay? Where do you think the wide receiver will land? Be sure to join the conversation with Sak Sports Blog on Twitter!




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