Tight finish Jared Cook and the Los Angeles Chargers have agreed to a one-year contract price a most of $6 million, a supply instructed ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Prepare dinner will assist fill a void created when Hunter Henry left the Chargers to signal with the New England Patriots.
A 12-year veteran, Prepare dinner, who will likely be 34 when the 2021 season begins, has been taking part in a few of his finest soccer over the previous three seasons — primarily as a pass-catcher and matchup problem for opposing defenses.
The one tight finish with extra touchdowns than Prepare dinner’s 16 over the previous two seasons is the Baltimore Ravens‘ Mark Andrews (17), in line with ESPN Stats & Data. The Kansas City Chiefs‘ Travis Kelce additionally has 16 touchdowns over the previous two seasons.
The 6-foot-5, 254-pound Prepare dinner made his first Professional Bowl with the Raiders in 2018 after setting profession highs with 68 catches, 896 yards and 6 touchdowns. Then he went again to the Professional Bowl with the New Orleans Saints in 2019 after catching 43 passes for 705 yards and a career-high 9 TDs.
Prepare dinner’s manufacturing dropped off a bit in 2020, with 37 catches for 504 yards and seven touchdowns within the common season, adopted by a pricey fumble in New Orleans’ playoff loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Initially a third-round decide by the Titans out of South Carolina in 2009, Prepare dinner has additionally performed for the Rams and Packers throughout his profession and has a complete of 505 catches for six,673 yards and 41 touchdowns.
ESPN’s Mike Triplett contributed to this report.