LA Rams Trading Brandin Cooks
The Los Angeles Rams have agreed to trade wide receiver Brandin Cooks to the Houston Texans, sources told ESPN on Thursday.
The Texans will send a 2020 second-round NFL draft pick (No. 57 overall) to the Rams for Cooks and a 2022 fourth-round pick, sources said.
The Rams acquired Cooks, 26, and a fourth-round pick from the New England Patriots before the 2018 draft in exchange for a first-round pick. The Rams then signed Cooks to a five-year, $81 million contract before the season.
The Rams will incur $21.8 million in dead money by trading Cooks. They already paid him a $4 million roster bonus that was due on the third day of the league year.
In two seasons with the Rams, Cooks caught 122 passes for 1,787 yards and seven touchdowns.
The Texans will be the fourth team Cooks has played for in what will be his seventh NFL season.
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