The Tennessee Titans select TE Jared Cook in 3rd round

Andrew, you got your wish.

Armed with a plethora of second-day draft selections, the Tennessee Titans traded for New England’s #89 pick. In exchange for the additional 3rd rounder, the Titans relinquished a 2010 2nd round pick to former Titan GM Floyd Reese and the Patriots.

With their newly-acquired 3rd rounder, the Titans picked up South Carolina TE Jared Cook.

Cook’s draft stock increased mightily as a result of his outstanding performance at the NFL Combine. His 4.50 forty-yard dash must of impressed the Titans, especially considering the team’s recent infatuation with guys who perform well at the league’s annual meat market.

Selecting Cook may be a sign that the Titans are contemplating life without Bo Scaife in the near future. Scaife, disgruntled with receiving the franchise tag and the team’s inability to provide him with a long-term deal, may not have a future in Nashville beyond this year.

Judging by his scouting report, Cook is an all-around tight end with the potential to contribute in the passing game as well as run-blocking.

What are your thoughts on Jared Cook?

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