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Experts' Pick
 
 
Jared Cook
TE - LAC
Jared Cook
Jared Cook
TE - LAC
 
 
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Recommended by
148 of 205 experts
28%
Recommended by
57 of 205 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 18# 25-
Best Rank# 8# 10-
Worst Rank# 34# 52-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total90.423.1-
Avg Game6.01.9-
Avg Projection93.662.1-
    
Schedule 
    
SOS Rank2511-
    
Misc 
    
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Jeff Ratcliffe J. Ratcliffe
FTN FTN
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Scott Pianowski S. Pianowski
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Jordan Eisen J. Eisen
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Jason Moore J. Moore
The Fantasy Footballers The Fantasy Footba...
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Muntradamus M.
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Dave Major D. Major
XN Sports XN Sports
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Matthew McCarthy M. McCarthy
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The Hateful 8 The Hateful 8
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FantasyPros FantasyPros
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ProjectRoto ProjectRoto
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Raju Byfield R. Byfield
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NBC Sports NBC Sports
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Jason Willan J. Willan
Gridiron Experts Gridiron Experts
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Robert Waziak R. Waziak
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Michael Tomlin M. Tomlin
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FantasyPros FantasyPros
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Pro Football Focus Pro Football Focus
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FantasyData FantasyData
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Mark Ringo M. Ringo
Sleepers and Busts Sleepers and Busts
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Sosa Kremenjas S. Kremenjas
Pro Football Focus Pro Football Focus
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Tommy Molioo T. Molioo
The Undroppables The Undroppables
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Tal Malachovsky T. Malachovsky
The Fantasy Scout The Fantasy Scout
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Jody Smith J. Smith
FullTime Fantasy FullTime Fantasy
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RTSports RTSports
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Brendan Tuma B. Tuma
FantasyPros FantasyPros
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Seth Keller S. Keller
Gridiron Experts Gridiron Experts
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Justin Sablich J. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy 5th Down Fantasy
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KJ K.
Fantasy Team Advice Fantasy Team Advice
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FF Faceoff FF Faceoff
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Jason Petropoulos J. Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy BRoto Fantasy
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Dynasty League Football Dynasty League Foo...
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Win Daily Sports Win Daily Sports
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4for4.com 4for4.com
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Nate Hamilton N. Hamilton
The Game Day The Game Day
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Mike MacGregor M. MacGregor
Draft Buddy Draft Buddy
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Michael Petropoulos M. Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy BRoto Fantasy
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Sportsnet Sportsnet
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RotoViz RotoViz
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Gridiron Experts Gridiron Experts
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FTN FTN
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Jared Cook
TE - LAC
Jared Cook
Jared Cook
TE - LAC
2021 Schedule 
Week 1 at WAS vs. GB
Week 2 vs. DAL at CAR
Week 3 at KC at NE
Week 4 vs. LV vs. NYG
Week 5 vs. CLE at WAS
Week 6 at BALBYE WEEK
Week 7BYE WEEK at SEA
Week 8 vs. NE vs. TB
Week 9 at PHI vs. ATL
Week 10 vs. MIN at TEN
Week 11 vs. PIT at PHI
Week 12 at DEN vs. BUF
Week 13 at CIN vs. DAL
Week 14 vs. NYG at NYJ
Week 15 vs. KC at TB
Week 16 at HOU vs. MIA
Week 17 vs. DEN vs. CAR
Week 18 at LV at ATL
Player Projections Comparison
 
Jared Cook
TE - LAC
Jared Cook
Jared Cook
TE - LAC
Receiving
   
Receptions50.637.8
Rec Yards620.8427.7
Rec TDs5.43.4
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.00.0
Rush Yards0.00.0
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points93.662.1
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Jared Cook
TE - LAC
Jared Cook
Jared Cook
TE - LAC
2020 Points 
Week 18.00.0
Week 27.31.7
Week 32.11.7
Week 40.0
Week 511.2
Week 6
Week 79.20.0
Week 811.1
Week 91.09.9
Week 100.0
Week 110.61.9
Week 120.00.8
Week 138.80.9
Week 149.71.2
Week 152.9
Week 168.24.5
Week 1710.30.5
Week 18
Total90.423.1
Average6.01.9
Player Targets Comparison
 
Jared Cook
TE - LAC
Jared Cook
Jared Cook
TE - LAC
2020 Targets 
Week 170
Week 251
Week 332
Week 40
Week 53
Week 6
Week 741
Week 870
Week 933
Week 1020
Week 1111
Week 1221
Week 1353
Week 1441
Week 1550
Week 1642
Week 1751
Week 18
Notes for Player Combination
 
Jared Cook
TE - LAC
Jared Cook
Jared Cook
TE - LAC
Expert 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Cook has exceeded my expectations each of the past two seasons and he's still producing at 34 years old! He now steps into an offense that has a huge hole at the TE position following Hunter Henry's departure and a QB that is only going to grow from here on out. Cook's age is going to play a huge factor in his ADP, but if you want to wait on TE and grab Cook with one of your last picks, he's got an excellent chance of returning that value in this situation. My Very Early Projection: 43-596-5 receiving.If you're looking for a sleeper TE that could absolutely breakout this season, it's easy to get excited about Trautman in New Orleans. Trautman needed some time to adjust to the NFL level after coming out of Dayton, but he's got some big time talent that flashed in his limited opportunities last season. With Jared Cook now out of the picture, plus a very top-heavy receiving corps, Trautman's staring a massive opportunity in the face. It'll be up to him to see if he can rise to the challenge - and there are currently some questions about his true role in this offense - but someone else in this offense will need to step up. Why not Trautman? He can be viewed as a mid-range TE2.
Mark Ringo
Sleepers and Busts
Cook is 34 so he's no spring chicken, but maybe a change of scenery will help. The Saints spread the ball around a lot. He goes to an up and coming QB in Justin Herbert and the Chargers will be in some shootouts with the Chiefs and Raiders. He'll take over for TE Hunter Henry who left in free agency. Henry had 60 rec 613 yards 4 TDs in 14 games. If Cook gets anywhere close to that, he'll be a value on draft day given his cheap price.INJURY UPDATE- Trautman was carted off with a lower leg injury vs the Jaguars. Not sure how bad it is. Stay tuned. "Colonel" Adam Trautman will take over for Jared Cook who left in free agency. The Saints spread the ball around so much, it's hard to get to excited about his fantasy prospects. I'll let someone else draw First Blood on him in 2021. Colonel Trautman, "God didn't create Ringo. I did." Sheriff Will Teasle, "Who the hell are you?" Colonel Trautman, "Colonel Adam Trautman. I've come here to get my boy, Mark Ringo. Sheriff, you don't seem to want to accept the fact you're dealing with an expert in fantasy football warfare, with a man who's the best at analyzing: QBs, RBs, WRs, TEs, team defenses, and kickers with his bare hands. A man who's been trained to ignore pain, ignore weather, to live off the land, to make bold predictions that would make a billy goat puke." Sheriff Will Teasler, "Are you telling me over 100 analysts against Ringo in the Fantasy Pros Rankings Contest is a no win situation?" Colonel Trautman, "If you're seriously still thinking of trying to beat him in fantasy football, just remember one thing." Sheriff Will Teasle, "What's that?" Colonel Trautman, "A good supply of bodybags."
Zachary Hanshew
FantasyPros
After a successful stint in the Big Easy, Cook finds himself with another TE-needy team. Hunter Henry is off to Boston with the Pats, leaving a significant void for the Bolts. Though he often flies under the radar, Cook's fantasy finishes over the last four seasons are: TE13, TE5, TE7, TE17. Though his receiving yards and receptions have declined in each of the last two seasons, Cook has buoyed his fantasy value with touchdowns - a lot of them. Over the past three seasons, he's scored 22 times. That's the type of upside we're looking for in a late-round sleeper, especially at this position. Cook can be a legitimate red-zone weapon for Justin Herbert in 2021, and I expect him to handily outperform his ADP. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
If there's one thing Cook has going for him with the Chargers, it's that he knows the offense that's being installed by Joe Lombardi. Unfortunately, that's the only thing. He's now 34 years old, starting over with a new quarterback who certainly played favorites last year, and Hunter Henry wasn't even one of them. Prior to playing with Drew Brees, Cook had never topped six touchdowns in a season, so dialing back expectations would be wise. He could be a solid streamer in projected shootouts, but relying on him every week wouldn't be wise.When running through projections on the Saints, it's easy to fall in love with Trautman this year. Outside of Michael Thomas and Alvin Kamara, they don't have any reliable targets, and Trautman did well with his opportunity last year. After parting ways with both Emmanuel Sanders and Jared Cook, there's suddenly a lot of opportunity available for him. There would certainly be less appeal if Taysom Hill were the starter, but many are expecting Jameis Winston to be under center come Week 1. Whatever the case, Trautman makes for a great late-round pick where you'll find out exactly what you have in the first game of the season. There's a scenario where he finishes as a top-10 tight end, especially now that we know Michael Thomas is going to miss time at the start of the season. Monitor his recent foot injury, but consider him a sleeper pick for the moment.
Wolf of Roto Street
Roto Street Journal
2nd most TDs among. TEs over the past 2 years, has a shot to stay hot in the RZ on what could be a scorching Chargers O. Carryover from new OC Joe Lombardi who was w/ Saints, who loved using TEs creatively.8/13 - Unimpressive camp. Hasn't stepped up like I'd hoped. Pass blocked on 3 of his 9 snaps, while seeing 0 targets.
Elliot Berkovits
Packer Report
Jared Cook is now entering the "twilight" of his career with the Los Angeles Chargers. Cook was never a burner and mainly relied on TDs to get his fantasy points and I don't see that changing in 2021. Having a QB like Justin Herbert throwing him the ball will help, but if he doesn't score, he won't be much help to your fantasy team.Adam Trautman is a relative unknown amongst the average fan but he is now the presumed starting TE for the Saints and has reportedly had a fantastic start to training camp. Considering the Saints QB situation, I wouldn't be eager to draft Trautman, but he's definitely worth keeping an eye on throughout the season.
John Hesterman
Dynasty League Football
 With the recent news concerning Michael Thomas, second year tight end Adam Trautman is in immediate conversation for an increase in usage and volume.