Brandin Cooks has seen three completely different head coaches in his three years with the Houston Texans. He has no plans to see a fourth.
Only a day after a tough season ended for Cooks and the Texans, the six-time, 1,000-yard receiver reiterated his need to be traded out of Houston. Cooks wished to be traded from the Texans previous to the commerce deadline, however Houston could not discover a commerce associate because of its steep asking value.
“I am not it so far as being part of a rebuild, nonetheless that appears,” Cooks stated, through ESPN. “That is why I belief my camp and my illustration to have the ability to get a map from right here to there and to see what that appears wish to be part of one thing that has a trusted plan.”
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After consecutive 1,000-yard seasons with instability at quarterback, Cooks completed with 57 catches for 699 yards and three touchdowns. These have been the bottom totals for Cooks because the 2019 season, the 12 months earlier than he was traded to Houston.
Cooks was pissed off with the group after not being dealt by the deadline, sitting out a recreation for private causes. He signed a two-year, $39.7 million contract previous to the season which kicks in subsequent season. Cooks will earn a base wage of $18 million for 2023 and $13 million in 2024.
Getting into his age-30 season, Cooks needs a chance to compete — and the Texans have simply 11 wins whereas beginning 5 completely different quarterbacks since his arrival. With a weak broad receiver market in free company, Cooks could also be in excessive demand for a crew trying to get a high wideout for its younger quarterback.
Houston could obtain its steep asking value in spite of everything.