Austin Hooper RUMORS & NEWS

  • Is new Atlanta Falcons tight end Hayden Hurst about to replicate Austin Hooper's 2019 breakout?

    Yahoo! Sports "Austin Hooper was a pleasant surprise in 2019 at the fantasy tight end position, finishing as the sixth-highest scoring player at the position. So, when Hooper joined the Cleveland Browns and the Falcons filled his void with Hayden Hurst, formerly of the Baltimore..." May 26

  • Austin Hooper reveals which team he almost signed with before Browns

    Clutch Points "The Cleveland Browns made former Atlanta Falcons tight end the wealthiest player at his position by inking him to a four-year, $44 million contract. But he nearly signed elsewhere. Hooper revealed he almost signed with the Washington Redskins before..." March 29

  • Austin Hooper surged into same breath as Travis Kelce, George Kittle before injury

    Canton Rep "Hardly anyone noticed Austin Hooper when he was coming out of Stanford, but by the middle of 2019, he was every bit as productive as NFL stars Travis Kelce and George Kittle. A look at a rise that made the Browns want to give Hooper a whole lot of money. Austin Hooper was a relative..." March 19

  • Matt Ryan hates to see Austin Hooper go, happy to see Hayden Hurst

    Pro Football Talk "The Falcons lost a tight end and gained a tight end. Quarterback Matt Ryan hates to see Austin Hooper go but welcomes the arrival of Hayden Hurst to replace Hooper. " March 17

  • Browns agree with Austin Hooper on a FA deal that will make him the highest paid tight end in the NFL

    Cleveland.com "The Browns have agreed in parameters on a free agent deal with Falcons two-time Pro Bowl tight end Austin Hooper that will make him the highest paid tight end in the NFL, NFL Network reported on Monday. Cleveland.com reported just before the negotiating window opened at noon that the..." March 16

  • Austin Hooper says he's 'definitely leaning Cleveland'

    ESPN "Austin Hooper is close to a deal with the Cleveland Browns that will make him the NFL's highest-paid tight end, a source told ESPN's Jeremy Fowler. Hooper told ESPN's Adam Schefter that he is "definitely leaning Cleveland." "Unless..." March 16

  • Tight end Austin Hooper mentioned Tom Brady in free agent discussion

    Boston "The NFL is set to move forward with its offseason on Monday, as impending free agents can officially begin speaking with other teams starting at 12 p.m. The “legal tampering period” will run from noon today until Wednesday at 4 p.m. when the 2020 league year..." March 16

  • Top Free-Agent TE Fuels Packers Rumors With Aaron Rodgers Comments

    Heavy "Austin Hooper isn’t yet sure where he will spend the 2020 NFL season, but the two-time Pro Bowler is convinced of one thing: Quarterback Aaron Rodgers is “one of the greatest to do it.” The 25-year-old Hooper spoke highly of Rodgers and..." March 14

  • Falcons Austin Hooper will ‘reset’ TE market

    Clutch Points "Atlanta Falcons tight end Austin Hooper is set to be the best tight end on the open market once free agency begins next week, and the expectation is that he will receive a massive pay day as a result. As a matter of fact, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network says that Hooper is..." March 11

  • 4 potential TE options for the Packers this offseason to replace Jimmy Graham

    Clutch Points "Per NFL Network analyst Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, tight end Jimmy Graham will not be back with the Green Bay Packers in 2020. The Packers signed the five-time Pro Bowler in March of 2018 to a three-year deal worth $30 million. Graham is entering the final year of..." March 04

  • Austin Hooper drawing significant interest in free agency

    Yardbarker "Atlanta Falcons tight end Austin Hooper already dropped hints before the offseason that he was headed for a new team in free agency. Now that teams know he’ll be available this offseason, the interest in the Pro Bowl tight end is heating up. According to..." March 03

  • Packers to Reportedly Make a Run at Free Agent TE Austin Hooper

    Bleacher Nation "If there is one thing I know about the Green Bay Packers, it’s that they’re going to make it very difficult for me to enjoy the offseason. Because even though the Packers have $20,460,042 in available cap space — or $3,770,069 less than the Bears’..." February 28

  • Redskins have ‘strong interest’ in signing Austin Hooper

    Hogs Haven "The Redskins have a big need at tight end and were expected to be one of the teams looking into Atlanta Falcons TE Austin Hooper. ESPN's Vaugh McClure reports that they are indeed one of the teams that have a strong interest in the soon to be free..." February 28

  • Bears, Redskins interested in signing Austin Hooper

    Real GM Football "Looking to add life to their offense, the Chicago Bears are expected to pursue Austin Hooper in free agency. The Atlanta Falcons have admitted they will let Hooper test free agency. " February 28

  • Austin Hooper suggests time with Falcons over

    Sportsnaut "The future of Atlanta Falcons Pro Bowl tight end Austin Hooper is up in the air. General manager Thomas Dimitroff indicated from the NFL Scouting Combine earlier on Tuesday that they will not place the franchise tag on their star pass catcher. This is a clear indication that..." February 26

  • Falcons keeping door open with Austin Hooper, other soon-to-be free agents

    AtlantaFalcons.com "Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said three key players, including starters Austin Hooper and De'Vondre Campbell, will likely hit the open market when the new league years begins on March 18, but made it clear that he would like to have all three back in..." February 25

  • Austin Hooper: ‘I still haven’t received an offer’ from Falcons

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Falcons tight end Austin Hooper, who’s set to play in the Pro Bowl as a alternate, updated his contract situation in an interview with 92.9 The Game in Orlando on Wednesday.  "If the organization wants me, they'll offer me,” Hooper told Caleb Johnson of 92.9..." January 24

  • Falcons’ talks with Austin Hooper are ‘trudging along’

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff acknowledged at the Senior Bowl on Tuesday that his team has started talks with potential free-agent tight end Austin Hooper. “I’m sure you guys are waiting to ask more about Mr. Hooper. The reality right now is that we are trudging..." January 21