Colin on the Rams trading for Brandin Cooks and not Odell Beckham Jr.

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Colin Cowherd offers up his opinion on Odell Beckham Jr. after the Los Angeles Rams acquired Brandin Cooks from the New England Patriots.

COLIN COWHERD: Yesterday, I had a little text in the last hour of the show. Remember this Christine? I said oh, breaking news. I'm getting stuff. I'm getting stuff.

And so it was call me, call me, call me from a source. And so I waited. The show was over. And because it was like, in the last segment. And I said on the air, I got breaking news here, breaking news.

And he said call me, call me, call me. It was an NFL source. And I called. And they weren't there.


And it's was like no great thing. And then I did speak for yourself. And then I was in the way home. Finally got a hold of the source, and that's why I couldn't get it on either show I was on yesterday.

But I'm going to tell you today, I was told in regards to Odell Beckham Jr, that the LA Rams vetted him, and they didn't like what they heard. Now remember, this is the Rams, risk takers, Ndamukong Suh, Brandin Cooks, Aqib Talib, Marcus Peters. They vetted OBJ and they didn't like what they heard. And what they heard is, he's out, a lot, partying, having a good time, people gassing him up, telling him you the man, got to be the highest paid player in the league.

So the Rams-- and by the way, Peter Schrager came on the show yesterday, and said it without saying it. The market for him is not great. I got two pieces of information, one I'm going to show you at the top of the hour. The other one was this, is that the Rams vetted him.

And Sean McVay loves his offense. He loves his young players. He loves the cohesiveness. He loves how they get along. He loves how they're unified.

And Sean McVay, after they vetted him, doesn't want to go public, doesn't want to bash anybody, they said let's go Brandin Cooks. Who by the way, Brandin Cooks, is not close to Odell Beckham as a talent. Odell Beckham can go deep, put him in the slot.

Now Brandin Cooks, kind of a one-trick pony. I mean, there's a reason why Brandin Cooks is on his third team on his rookie deal. I mean, I've got nothing against Brendin Cooks. He's supposed to be a nice kid. He's a one trick pony.

He runs a deep threat. I actually think New England did very well in that trade yesterday. They get a first round pick.

And they gave up a guy that in a year, coming off his rookie deal, were going to have to pay a lot of money to. And Brandin Cooks is a one trick pony. And four really smart people, Sean Payton, Drew Brees, Tom Brady, Belichick have bailed on Brandin Cooks-- all four of them in the last year.