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Brandin Cooks

New England Patriots
Wide Receiver

Ht: 5-9 | Wt: 189

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Patriots | Key Patriots to sit Thursday

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 13:56:20 -0700

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady, TE Rob Gronkowski and WR Brandin Cooks are not expected to play in the Patriots' first preseason game Thursday, Aug. 10, according to sources.

Fantasy Tip: This shouldn't come as a shock to any. Playing stars simply isn't worth the risk early on in the preseason. This will have no impact on their respective fantasy values. As you were.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Boston Herald - Jeff Howe

Patriots | Brandin Cooks putting on a clinic

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 09:14:42 -0700

New England Patriots WR Brandin Cooks has been impressive throughout the offseason, and he has put on "a clinic" against the Jacksonville Jaguars during two days of joint practices at Gillette Stadium.

Fantasy Tip: The narrative surrounding Cooks since he arrived from New Orleans via trade this spring was he was a one-trick pony who would get swallowed up into the Patriots' spread-the-wealth passing game and be highly inconsistent as a result. Cooks is anything but a one-trick pony and has 10-touchdown upside in an offense that has lacked his big-play ability. All in all, he should be considered a top-10 receiver and a value pick if he last until the third round in fantasy drafts.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Boston Herald - Jeff Howe

Patriots | Tom Brady, Brandin Cooks building chemistry

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 14:51:11 -0700

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady said he has been working with WR Brandin Cooks during training camp so they can work on building a better chemistry.

Fantasy Tip: The Patriots added Cooks this offseason, and he should be a big part of the passing game this season. He has posted at least 1,100 yards in each of the last two seasons and has 17 touchdowns during that span. Cooks should be considered a solid No. 2 receiver in all fantasy leagues. Brady will have plenty of weapons to work with and will be No. 1 quarterback in all leagues.

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

Patriots | Brandin Cooks praised by head coach

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 16:49:40 -0700

New England Patriots WR Brandin Cooks has already impressed head coach Bill Belichick. "Brandin's worked hard. Definitely, he has some skill. A transition for him [from the Saints]; he's working hard to make it," Belichick said. Belichick said Cooks is able to do multiple things for the Patriots and they'll have to see how those tools translate at training camp.

Fantasy Tip: Cooks, Julian Edelman and Rob Gronkowski, among others, give Tom Brady a versatile and formidable group of pass-catchers. Cooks may not be as involved with the Patriots, but he'll still play an integral role. As such, he should part of the WR2 conversation for fantasy purposes.

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

Patriots | Brandin Cooks lining up everywhere

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 08:23:54 -0700

New England Patriots WR Brandin Cooks is lining up everywhere on the field for the team, and he caught a team-high eight passes during a three-day minicamp this week. Cooks finishes every single route, regardless of how quickly the ball is delivered, and he flashes his hands at the end of the route to simulate the timing of the throw, according to S Devin McCourty.

Fantasy Tip: Cooks is a weapon, but it's hard to envision him harnessing his WR1 potential with so many other weapons in this offense. Cooks is at-best a WR2 in fantasy.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Boston Herald - Jeff Howe

Patriots | Brandin Cooks impressive at minicamp

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 12:45:41 -0700

New England Patriots WR Brandin Cooks has been one of the breakout performers during minicamp this week and his speed has set him apart from his teammates, in the opinion of the Boston Herald's Jeff Howe.

Fantasy Tip: Cooks probably will be used as a deep threat for the Patriots but could also see short passes that would allow him to use his speed. He has posted at least 1,100 yards in each of the last two seasons and will have a solid role in the Patriots' passing game. Cooks can be a low-end No. 1 or a No. 2 receiver in most fantasy leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Boston Herald - Jeff Howe

Patriots | Brandin Cooks' option exercised

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 10:05:39 -0700

New England Patriots WR Brandin Cooks' 2018 option was picked up, as expected, according to ESPN's Field Yates.

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

Patriots | Brandin Cooks most successful in Superdome

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 18:51:49 -0700

New England Patriots WR Brandin Cooks played 21 games at home in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and 21 games on the road during his first three seasons in the league with the New Orleans Saints. While his receptions and targets were split pretty evenly, he accumulated 1,644 receiving yards and 13 touchdowns in the Superdome, compared to 1,217 yards and seven touchdowns in away contests.

Fantasy Tip: This shouldn't deter owners from being high on Cooks going into the 2017 campaign, as it's just something to think about, since he'll be playing more in outdoor weather. Despite these splits, however, Cooks figures to have the potential to be a WR1, considering he still has a top quarterback throwing to him, and the fact that the Patriots have remarkably been amongst the three highest-scoring teams in each of the past seven seasons.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

Patriots | New England to lose new pick

Sat, 11 Mar 2017 20:33:35 -0800

The New England Patriots will lose the fourth-round pick in the 2017 NFL Draft acquired from the New Orleans Saints as part of the trade for WR Brandin Cooks, according to multiple reports. Part of the Patriots' punishment for the deflated balls scandal was the loss of their highest pick in the fourth round, and the pick acquired from New Orleans is No. 118 while New England's own fourth-round pick is No. 132.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Times-Picayune - Josh Katzenstein

Eagles | Philly made solid offer for Brandin Cooks

Sat, 11 Mar 2017 16:40:55 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles S Malcolm Jenkins was part of a package the team used in attempt to acquire former New Orleans Saints WR Brandin Cooks before he was traded to the New England Patriots. The Eagles offered Jenkins, a 2017 third-round pick and a 2017 fourth-round pick, but the Saints wanted a second-round pick plus Jenkins.

Fantasy Tip: The Saints ultimately settled on a first- and third-round pick from the Patriots in exchange for Cooks and a fourth-rounder. Especially considering how deep this year's draft is and the fact Jenkins spent the first five years of his career in New Orleans, it is a bit hard to believe the Saints accepted the Patriots' offer over the Eagles'. Nevertheless, Cooks should be a solid albeit slightly inconsistent WR2 in fantasy with New England in 2017.

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

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