Disgruntled New York Jets working again Dalvin Cook dinner most likely desires extra touches transferring ahead however is OK with the actual fact he stayed put by Tuesday’s commerce deadline.
“I suppose they need me right here,” Cook dinner stated concerning the Jets whereas talking with Al Iannazzone of Newsday. “That’s my response. I’ve by no means been by nothing like that so it was new for me. I didn’t have a response to be sincere. Simply means they most likely need me right here.”
Cook dinner overtly complained final week about his “irritating” lack of offensive contributions after he signed a one-year contract reportedly price as much as $8.6M with the Jets in August. It was then reported after Cook dinner remained with the Jets on Tuesday that the 28-year-old “was intrigued by probably taking part in for” both the 6-2 Baltimore Ravens or the 5-2 Dallas Cowboys, however Iannazzone famous that Cook dinner by no means requested New York normal supervisor Joe Douglas for a commerce.
“It was only a common day for me,” Cook dinner stated about Tuesday. “If something was going to occur, I’m prepared. Similar to I’m able to play. If something for me was going to occur, simply step into the brand new scenario and be me.”
Per ESPN stats, Cook dinner heads into the upcoming “Monday Night time Soccer” residence sport versus the 3-4 Los Angeles Chargers third on the Jets with 114 speeding yards and second with 41 carries on the season. To match, second-year star Breece Corridor leads the Jets with 443 speeding yards and 78 carries.
Head coach Robert Saleh advised reporters Wednesday that Cook dinner and defensive finish Carl Lawson, one other topic of commerce rumors who went nowhere by Tuesday’s deadline, “are super professionals” who will not trigger any behind-the-scenes points for the 4-3 Jets.
“They’re going to be wanted by yr’s finish,” Saleh added. “They’re wanted each sport.”
As of Thursday afternoon, OddsChecker listed the Jets as 3.5-point underdogs in opposition to the Chargers. If nothing else, Cook dinner ought to have contemporary legs for that matchup.