NFL tight end’s wing order comes with a chicken head

(Courtesy: Jared Cook Twitter)

(WBAY) – Green Bay Packers tight end Jared Cook got more than he bargained for while snacking on some chicken wings.

Cook Tweeted a photo of what appears to be a chicken head on a fork. He said it happened Tuesday when he ordered a carry-out meal at Buffalo Wild Wings.

Cook says it happened at the Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant on S. Oneida St., down the street from Lambeau Field.

He said he immediately took the food back. “It all went back,” he laughed.

Buffalo Wild Wings released a statement to Action 2 News:

Buffalo Wild Wings takes food preparation, service and quality extremely seriously and we are looking into this situation. We’ve reached out to Jared Cook and our suppliers for more information.”

Cook Tweeted that the restaurant workers’ response to the “fowl”-up was, “‘Sorry, unfortunately this happens because the chicken is fresh,’” and his reaction to that was, “What?!?”

Cook said the incident won’t stop him from eating chicken wings. “Seeing as how it’s one of my favorite foods, I don’t see how I can give that up. But my wife is a vegetarian, and she’s strongly encouraging that.” provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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