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Brandin Cooks

New Orleans Saints
Wide Receiver

Ht: 5-9 | Wt: 189

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Saints | Michael Thomas to work as starter?

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 22:59:14 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Michael Thomas has a big body and could be a stud receiver in the red zone. Many project him to be the team's No. 2 wideout behind WR Brandin Cooks.

Fantasy Tip: Thomas is worth watching in training camp and the preseason. If the rookie can build rapport with Drew Brees, and the club doesn't look outside of the organization for veteran depth, Thomas might be worth a look as a WR3/4 or flex option in most fantasy leagues of 12 or more teams.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Conor Orr

Saints | Brandin Cooks in line for big year

Tue, 12 Jul 2016 20:05:54 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Brandin Cooks managed 1,138 receiving yards last season, and beat writer Nick Underhill sets the floor at 1,200 yards heading into 2016, with Cooks possibly flirting with 1,500 yards if he can stay healthy and post a few big games.

Fantasy Tip: Cooks will be a Top 15 fantasy option at his position. As long as he can stay healthy he has the potential to be a bona fide WR1 by season's end.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The New Orleans Advocate - Nick Underhill

Saints | Drew Brees confident in young receivers

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:19:08 -0700

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees has confidence in his young corps of wide receivers led by WR Brandin Cooks and WR Willie Snead.

"I think when Drew is out there, he doesn't look at Brandin Cooks as a young player," head coach Sean Payton said. "I don't think he looks at Snead that way anymore because of the experience they've had. There's a combination there of guys that know what to do and how do they fit with the scheme that we're asking of them."

Fantasy Tip: Brees is 37, but he led the league in passing yards last season and completed 68.3% of his passes. The 32 touchdowns limited his output some, but that could increase as the experience with this group increases. Cooks has the ability of a WR1 in fantasy, but he's probably better served as a WR2. Snead amassed 984 yards and three scores last year and is a serviceable WR3. Brandon Coleman is a breakout candidate as a WR4. As for Brees, he's just below the elite tier of fantasy QBs, but he should be one of the first options after the top three are gone.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Advocate - Joel A. Erickson

Saints | Brandin Cooks still not practicing

Thu, 02 Jun 2016 16:53:36 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Brandin Cooks (undisclosed) worked off to the side with trainers during practice Thursday, June 2.

Fantasy Tip: Cooks will be the Saints' No. 1 wide receiver assuming he's full-go when the season starts. He has added value in PPR leagues, too, after catching 84 passes for over 1,100 yards and nine touchdowns last season. View Cooks as a low-end WR1 to high-end WR2.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Mike Triplett

Saints | Michael Thomas practices with first team

Thu, 26 May 2016 17:00:18 -0700

New Orleans Saints rookie WR Michael Thomas practiced with the first-team offense during organized team activities Thursday, May 26, with WR Brandin Cooks (undisclosed) missing practice.

Fantasy Tip: Thomas will still play behind Cooks, Willie Snead and Brandon Coleman for now, although he eventually could compete with Coleman for the No. 3 wide receiver spot. As it stands, Thomas is a WR4 consideration.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune - Larry Holder

Saints | Brandin Cooks out of practice

Thu, 26 May 2016 10:46:30 -0700

New Orleans Saints WR Brandin Cooks (undisclosed) is out of practice Thursday, May 26, and working on the side with trainers.

Fantasy Tip: The odds are it's a minor ailment that shouldn't affect his draft stock. He had a decent 84-1,138-9 season last year. He's a solid WR2, and entering that pivotal third year, he has upside.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Mike Triplett

Saints | Brandin Cooks tops 100 yards

Sun, 27 Dec 2015 18:41:41 -0800

New Orleans Saints WR Brandin Cooks had five catches for 123 yards and a touchdown and four carries for 10 yards in a 38-27 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 16.

Fantasy Tip: Cooks has now topped 100 yards in three of his last four games and has three touchdowns during the same span. He has been solid in the second half of the season and has saved his best football for the final weeks.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press

Saints | Brandin Cooks has big game on MNF

Mon, 21 Dec 2015 22:51:03 -0800

New Orleans Saints WR Brandin Cooks posted 10 receptions for 124 yards and a touchdown in the Week 15 game against the Detroit Lions Monday, Dec. 21. He was targeted 13 times.

Fantasy Tip: Cooks had just one 100-yard game over his first 11, but he has hit the century mark twice in the past three games while finding the end zone seven times in the past seven games. He has re-emerged as a must-have WR2 in all fantasy formats.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press

Saints | Brandin Cooks not involved

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 17:10:57 -0800

New Orleans Saints WR Brandin Cooks finished with three catches on five targets for 29 yards in a 24-17 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 14.

Fantasy Tip: After a hot stretch, Cooks has now delivered two duds in his last three games. He still has solid upside, but he isn't a must-start at FantasyScore by any means.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press

Saints | Brandin Cooks listed as probable

Fri, 11 Dec 2015 13:15:12 -0800

Updating previous reports, New Orleans Saints WR Brandin Cooks (head) practiced in full Friday, Dec. 11, and is probable to play against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 14, according to head coach Sean Payton.

Fantasy Tip: Well then. It seemed doubtful that Cooks ($6,600, 13.2% of cap) would miss Week 14 when he suffered an apparent concussion in practice yesterday. But it wasn't that serious and he's already been cleared. The Bucs are a top-10 PPR matchup for receivers, so Cooks is a strong FantasyScore play now that he's good to go.

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