Report: Contract talks between Jared Cook, Packers broken off
Jared Cook will now visit with other NFL teams.
Jared Cook might not be returning to the Green Bay Packers and he will likely sign with a new NFL team.
According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, contract talks between Cook and the Packers broken off. Cook, who is now an unrestricted free agent, is expected to visit with other teams.
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This comes as a surprise to many because it looked as if the Packers were going to sign Cook to two or three-year deal worth around $3.5 million per season. And with the way Cook finished the 2016 season, it was almost a shoe-in for the Packers to re-sign him.
The Packers signed Cook to a one-year, $2.75 million contract last year. He did not have a productive regular season due to an ankle injury he suffered early in the season, which kept him out of action for six weeks. However, Cook was a major key in the Packers' success in the playoffs as he recorded 18 receptions for 229 yards and two touchdowns.
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