Titans won't use franchise tag on TE Jared Cook

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by titans1839, Mar 4, 2013.

  1. titans1839

    titans1839 Starter

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    So its offical, we are not tagging Jared Cook at either TE or WR. Didnt want to be on the hook for 10+ million if were too lose in arbitration. They felt things were swinging toward Cooks favor in that regard. Dont know whether or not there is still a chance we sign him to a long term deal. (h/t jim wyatt)

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  2. THE_TITAN

    THE_TITAN Starter

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    Let him go.
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  3. Ensconatus

    Ensconatus #Mary Yoda!

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    Boom! Good call FO
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  4. JCBRAVE

    JCBRAVE Wake up and die right Tip Jar Donor

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    I'd still like for us to try to retain him
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  5. titans1839

    titans1839 Starter

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    Think we need to re-sign him for sure. Too big of a weapon for Locker with no replacement on the roster or much in FA that wont cost a lot. Give him 3/23-25
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  6. JCBRAVE

    JCBRAVE Wake up and die right Tip Jar Donor

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    The thing I don't get is, we're in a win now or pack your bags mode, why not shell out the extra cash to keep a weapon like Cook?
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  7. corymiller

    corymiller New Era Connoisseur

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    Because he's inconsistent.

    10.5 million for 500+ yards receiving?
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  8. JCBRAVE

    JCBRAVE Wake up and die right Tip Jar Donor

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    I never considered even doing that WR crap he's pulling, he's worth at best $6M for this one year, then we'd go from there.
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  9. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne Damnit, I cant find my driving moccasins anywhere!

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  10. ImATitan

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    I still wish we'd try and sign him long term to a deal worth 5-6 million annually, but I don't think it's going to happen.
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