The New York Jets have already added a 10 time professional bowler to the roster this offseason, and Jets tight end Tyler Conklin thinks there’s room to add one more star to the equation.
Conklin joined NFL Network’s «Good Morning Football» on Monday and said there is roster space for free agents. running back dalvin cook as the Jets potentially look to add talent around Aaron Rodgers.
«There’s a lot of room,» Conklin said when asked about the possibility of the Jets adding Cook. «We have room for anyone who wants to come help us win a Super Bowl.»
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Conklin and Cook were teammates with the minnesota vikings from 2018 to 2021 before Conklin joined the Jets in free agency in 2022.
«Dalvin and I were basically locker roommates my first two years, and he was an amazing guy,» Conklin continued. «I reached out to him because he was curious, like, are the rumors true? Is this really possible?»
Cook was released in June after six productive seasons in Minnesota, with the Vikings saving $9 million in cap space by making the move after June 1.
Jets head coach Robert Saleh was previously asked if the organization had any interest in add cook to the roster, and the third-year head coach didn’t rule him out.
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«Obviously, we’ll turn the tables on that, but then again, that would probably be more of a [general manager] José [Douglas] ask. I’m not sure how money works in that,» Saleh told reporters.
Over the weekend, Jets wide receiver garrett wilson he considered playing alongside the four-time Pro Bowl running back.
«Dalvin is cold, man,» Wilson said, according to ESPN.
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«Obviously, I’d love to add someone with that talent, but the front office will make the right call and Dalvin has to do what’s best for him,» Wilson continued. «I’m just talking about my love for him and how he plays. Obviously, I would love to play someone like that.»
In his six NFL seasons, Cook has rushed for 5,993 yards and 47 touchdowns.
Several teams are rumored to be interested in Cook’s services, including the miami dolphins and the New England Patriots.