Beckham has been one of the hottest names over the past week leading up to the draft.
Cooks, the draft's fastest receiver, told the New York Post on Tuesday that the Jets' interest has been "big time."
"We've been talking a lot on and off," Cooks added. "I took a visit. I think the visit went great. Itâs one of those things. I feel like they're pushing for me, but who knows?"
He's electric in space like Tavon Austin. If there's a knock on Cooks, it's the same as the one that prevented Austin from making an impact as a rookie: He lacks size and physicality.
Cooks would add a much-needed speed and playmaking element to the Jets' offense as a high-end slot receiver. The Jets just have to ask themselves if his skills are duplicative of Jeremy Kerley, who has been oft-injured but effective in the slot.