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The New Orleans Saints signed Jared Cook with the hope that he could become a go-to target in the red zone for Drew Brees. Now that both quarterback and tight end are healthy, we are witnessing that connection click in stunning fashion.

After moving down the field with ease against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Brees tossed up a jump ball and a chance is all Cook needed. The 6-foot-5 tight end went in the air and hauled in the absurd touchdown catch as he fell to the ground.

Cook’s massive size and jaw-dropping athleticism in the red zone are what makes this offense even more dangerous. Alvin Kamara and Michael Thomas already cause enough headaches for opposing teams and now they must deal with Cook’s excellence in the end zone.

Matt Johnson
NFL, MLB & college football writer for Sportsnaut. Graduated from San Diego State University with BA in Journalism, 2019. Grew up in Sacramento, now based in Indianapolis. Seen on MSN. Previously: eDraft, The Connection, With the First Pick