*HOUSTON – The Houston Texans have agreed to a contract with unrestricted free agent FB Jameel Cook it was announced today.
Cook (5-10, 237) played in all 16 games with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this past season catching seven passes for 43 yards. His lone touchdown in 2005 was a historical feat. In Week 16, Cook caught a nine-yard score, the 900th touchdown in the Buccaneers' 30 years of existence. Throughout his career Cook has utilized his hands as he had a career-high 20 catches for 120 yards in 2003.
Cook, a sixth round pick in the 2001 draft from Illinois, was a major contributor on the Bucs special teams, finishing second on the team with 23 tackles. He had a season-high five special teams stops against Detroit.