Saints TE Cole Wick opts out of 2020 season, report says

Saints tight end Cole Wick is planning to opt out of the 2020 NFL season, according to a report from's Tom Pelissero.

More opt-outs: #Saints veteran TE Cole Wick and #Titans undrafted rookie OL Anthony McKinney are opting out of the 2020 season, per sources.Worth noting: Undrafted rookies who take the voluntary opt-out aren’t eligible for the $150,000 salary advance.

— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) July 28, 2020

Players are allowed to opt out of the upcoming season over concerns of the Covid-19 pandemic and so far is the only Saints player to have reportedly elected not to play.

Wick, a 6-foot-6, 257-pound tight end joined the Saints practice squad last season after stints with the Raiders and Tennessee Titans. During his three year career he's appeared in 11 games.