Veteran tight end Jared Cook is surely happy to have found a home. After spending last season with the Green Bay Packers, the 29-year-old veteran signed with the Oakland Raiders on Thursday. It was a big move for a Raiders offense that didn’t get much at all from the tight end position last season. In speaking with media in Northern California after the signing became official, Cook had an interesting comparison to draw between his now current quarterback Derek Carr and Packers signal caller Aaron Rodgers. While that may seem to be downright outlandish, the stats tell us a story of a quarterback in Carr who has been among the best young performers at his position in recent NFL history. Over the course of his first three seasons in the NFL, Carr is averaging 3,731 passing yards, 27 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. To put that into perspective, Rodgers averaged 4,131 yards with 29 touchdowns and 10 interceptions in his first three years as a starter.
New Raiders TE Jared Cook compares Derek Carr to Aaron Rodgers
Sportsnaut | Mar 17