The young wide receiver is reportedly in the middle of some trade talk.
New Orleans Saints wide receiver Brandin Cooks is reportedly the subject of trade talk with the Philadelphia Eagles and Tennessee Titans, according to multiple reports.
Cooks, 23, is coming off a season in which he caught 78 passes for 1,173 yards and eight touchdowns. He was a first-round pick by the Saints in the 2014 NFL Draft out of Oregon State.
The New Orleans Saints' Brandin Cooks is the most prominent receiver to have surfaced in potential trade talks involving both the Tennessee Titans and the Philadelphia Eagles, according to league sources.
The Titans are considered the more likely suitor, per one source, but two other sources have conflicting opinions on which team is considered the favorite to acquire Cooks if the Saints trade him. Any deal cannot become official until the new league business year, starting March 9 at 4 p.m. ET.
A potential trade would likely include first-round picks.
ESPN outlined some potential scenarios:
One scenario has the Titans simply trading their first-round pick (No. 18 overall) for Cooks, who was the Saints' 20th pick in the first round of the 2014 draft. Another scenario, per sources, has the two teams swapping slots in the first round, involving the Titans moving from the No. 5 pick (acquired from the Rams) to the Saints' 11th pick, with another pick or two also in play.
Cooks has just one year left on his contract in New Orleans.