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Jared Cook

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Tight End Age: 33 Exp: 11 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#89 overall), 2009 College: South Carolina Agent(s): Tory Dandy (CAA Sports)

Saints – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Jared Cook signed a 2 year, $15,000,000 contract with the New Orleans Saints, including a $6,000,000 signing bonus, $8,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,500,000. In 2020, Cook will earn a base salary of $7,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $9,000,000 and a dead cap value of $4,000,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $15,000,000
    Signing Bonus $6,000,000
    Average Salary $7,500,000
    Total Guarantees $8,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $8,000,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 32 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $4,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000($8,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $8,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-4,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $6,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-2,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2020 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2020 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $2,000,000

    Potential Out: 2020, 1 yr, $8,000,000; $4,000,000 dead cap

    2020 Contract details by year 33 $7,000,000 $2,000,000 $9,000,000 $4,000,000 $7,000,000($15,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $5,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $5,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2021 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $7,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2021 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $7,000,000
    2021 Contract details by year 34 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $0
    2021 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $8M fully guaranteed (signing bonus + 2019 salary)
    • 2021 automatically voids, leaving $2M of dead cap behind
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2017-2018

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $10,600,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,300,000
    Total Guarantees $5,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $5,000,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
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    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,750,000
    Signing Bonus $825,000
    Average Salary $2,750,000
    Total Guarantees $825,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $825,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
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    2013-2017

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $35,100,000
    Signing Bonus $5,000,000
    Average Salary $7,020,000
    Total Guarantees $16,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
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    2009-2012Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,450,000
    Signing Bonus $700,000
    Average Salary $612,500
    Total Guarantees $700,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2013 / UFA
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $310,000 $700,000 - - - - - $1,010,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $395,000 - - - - - - $395,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $525,000 - - - - - - $525,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $615,000 - - - - - - $615,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 $5,000,000 - - - - - $8,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $1,798,236 - $3,000,000 - $1,201,764 - - $6,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - - - - $14,235 $7,014,235
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,425,000 $825,000 $275,000 $25,000 - - - $2,550,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - $2,500,000 $300,000 - - - $5,300,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - $300,000 - - $375,000 $5,675,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $6,000,000 - - - - - $8,000,000
    11 seasons $24,568,236 $12,525,000 $5,775,000 $625,000 $1,201,764 - $389,235 $45,084,235
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - - - - - $7,000,000
    $31,568,236 $12,525,000 $5,775,000 $625,000 $1,201,764 - $389,235 $52,084,235
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,845,000 $700,000 - - - - - $2,545,000
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $11,798,236 $5,000,000 $3,000,000 - $1,201,764 - - $21,014,235
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,425,000 $825,000 $275,000 $25,000 - - - $2,550,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $7,500,000 - $2,500,000 $600,000 - - - $10,975,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $6,000,000 - - - - - $8,000,000
  • Transactions

    Mar 26 2019Signed a 2 year $15 million contract with New Orleans (NO)
    Mar 16 2017Signed a 2 year $10.6 million contract with Oakland (OAK)
    Mar 28 2016Signed a 1 year $2.75 million contract with Green Bay (GB)
    Feb 19 2016Released by Los Angeles (LAR), clearing $5.69 million in 2016 cap
    Oct 30 2014Converted $1.2 million of his 2014 salary into signing bonus, clearing $900k in cap space with St. Louis (STL)
    Mar 12 2013Signed a 5 year $35.1 million contract St. Louis (STL)
    Jul 2 2009Signed a 4 year $2.45 million contract with Tennessee
    Apr 25 2009Drafted by Tennessee (TEN): Round 3 (#89 overall)
  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Jared Cook ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2019 NO 14 14 7 513 0.474 65 43 705 16.4 9 0 124.5
    2018 OAK 16 16 14 768 0.735 101 68 896 13.2 6 0 125.6
    2017 OAK 16 16 16 796 0.786 86 54 688 12.7 2 1 78.8
    2016 GB 10 10 5 329 0.302 51 30 377 12.6 1 1 41.7
    2015 LA 16 16 12 675 0.702 75 39 481 12.3 0 2 46.1
    2014 LA 16 16 6 686 0.683 99 52 634 12.2 3 0 81.4
    2013 LA 16 16 13 717 0.714 85 51 671 13.2 5 1 95.1
    2012 TEN 13 13 5 470 0.570 72 44 523 11.9 4 1 74.3
    2011 TEN 16 16 5 81 49 759 15.5 3 2 89.9
    2010 TEN 16 16 1 45 29 361 12.4 1 0 42.1
    2009 TEN 14 14 15 9 74 8.2 0 0 7.4
    Totals 163 163 84 4,954 - 775 468 6,169 13.2 34 8 806.90