Brandin Cooks frustrated with Texans’ struggles after negotiation deadline: ‘I want to win’


Brandin Cooks remains to be annoyed.

The Houston Texans broad receiver, who many anticipated can be traded earlier than the transaction deadline earlier this month, confirmed what many had gleaned from his tweet.

He is sad with the way in which issues are stepping into Houston.

“For me personally, on the finish of the day, I need to win and compete now,” he stated, by way of ESPN. “That has been my thought course of.”

This isn’t taking place to Texans.

Houston enters Sunday’s sport with the New York Giants 1-6-1 for the season. The Texans misplaced three in a row, together with final week’s 29-17 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.

Cooks didn’t play in that match for private causes. He’ll play on Sunday.

The Texans selected to not switch Cooks earlier than the Nov. 1 buying and selling deadline. He despatched out a tweet shortly after that second handed, which appeared to hit the Texans.

“Don’t underestimate the kindness of a person,” he wrote. “Lined for the lies too lengthy, these days are over. I crossed the road enjoying with my profession.”

He didn’t say what the “lies” had been on Thursday.

“I used to be completely annoyed. I need to win, it isn’t the case,” Cooks stated by way of ESPN. “That is what is going on on. That is how I expressed my emotion. I feel all of us need to win. We’re all annoyed not directly… That is just a little little bit of that, however as I stated, so far as going deeper, I will maintain it inside.”

Cooks has 354 yards and a landing on 32 receptions this season, his third with the Texans. The 29-year-old signed a two-year, $39.7 million extension with the group final offseason.

“How I am feeling proper now, take the method daily,” Cooks stated, by way of ESPN. “I am right here now, for now, and till that is all sorted out, let’s maintain this inside.”

Brandin Cooks despatched out a tweet apparently attacking the Texans after they did not commerce him on the buying and selling deadline earlier this month. (Steve Marcus/Getty Pictures)