The Dallas Cowboys obtain wide receiver Brandin Cooks from the Houston Texans. CBS Sports NFL insider Jonathan Jones confirms. Houston will get a fifth-round choose in 2023 and a sixth-round choose in 2024 as component of the deal, according to ESPN.

Cooks, 29, had 57 receptions for 699 yards and 3 touchdowns in spite of missing 4 games final season. He joins a pass-catching group in Dallas that also incorporates CeeDee Lamb, Michael Gallup and TI Hilton. Due to the fact getting into the NFL, Cooks has registered at least 42 receptions in every single of his nine seasons. Six of his seasons completed north of 1,000 getting yards.

The former No. 20 general choose has now been traded 4 instances in his profession, right after New Orleans traded up to take him in the 2014 NFL Draft. He played for the Saints in his very first 3 NFL seasons just before becoming traded to the Patriots. Right after one particular year in New England (2017), he moved to the Rams, exactly where he played for two seasons, and then was transferred to the Texans, exactly where he has been playing considering the fact that 2020.

Cooks has two years left on his contract with an typical salary cap of $25.five million more than that span.

Houston stuck with Robert Woods and Nick Collins at the position. The Texans are loaded with draft picks as component of the Deshaun Watson trade, so common manager Nick Caserio has even much more flexibility right after trading Cooks. Very first-year Houston head coach DeMeco Ryans is producing adjustments right after the group went three-13-1 final season. The group holds the No. two and 12th general picks in the very first round of the 2023 NFL Draft.

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Cooks’ numbers final season have been his lowest total considering the fact that the 2019 season, the year just before he was traded to Houston. Cooks was frustrated with the organization right after not meeting the deadline, so he withdrew from the game for private factors. Now the receiver will get a different fresh start out, this time in Dallas.

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