Elite Kids Teemu Selanne Jersey Yet for all of Cooks’ flashy numbers, the Patriots are now the second team, joining the Saints, that decided to trade Cooks instead of paying him like an elite receiver. Add in the fact that Cooks’ current contract has no dead money 鈥?he is wiped off the Patriots’ books completely, and the Rams assume his entire $8.459 million salary and cap hit 鈥?and moving Cooks seemed like the obvious play for the Patriots this offseason. 4. Are the Patriots going to miss Cooks They might. Edelman is 32 and coming off a torn ACL. Hogan missed most of the second half of the season with a shoulder injury. Danny Amendola and Dion Lewis are gone. Now Cooks is gone, too. But the glass can be half full, too. They still have Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski.
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As Schwartz wrote, fellow team co-owner John Mara allowed that I’m tired of answering questions about Odell’s behavior and what the latest incident is after video surfaced that purports to show Beckham doing things he shouldn’t be doing in a Paris hotel room.
But the injury, the attitude and the impending contract all serve to depress the trade value of a player who, when healthy, is one of the most dangerous offensive weapons in football.
Smart franchises don’t trade players that good for 40 cents on the dollar鈥攑ain in the butt or no.
Matthews entered the league with the Philadelphia Eagles as a second-round pick out of Vanderbilt in 2014, and looked to have the potential to become a No. 1 receiver. He saw less playing time in his final season in Philadelphia, and Eagles GM Howie Roseman gave up on those hopes entirely in 2017 when he dealt Matthews to Buffalo. The receiver struggled to stay healthy and caught just 25 passes for 282 yards and one touchdown in his lone season with the Bills.