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Antonio Brown or Amari Cooper

 
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  Antonio Brown
WR - OAK
Antonio Brown
Amari Cooper
WR - DAL
Amari Cooper
 
 
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Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total219.7140.4-
Avg Game14.69.4-
Avg Projection174.6154.9-
    
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  Antonio Brown
WR - OAK
Antonio Brown
Amari Cooper
WR - DAL
Amari Cooper
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. DEN vs. NYG
Week 2 vs. KC at WAS
Week 3 at MIN vs. MIA
Week 4 at IND at NO
Week 5 vs. CHI vs. GB
Week 6BYE WEEK at NYJ
Week 7 at GB vs. PHI
Week 8 at HOUBYE WEEK
Week 9 vs. DET at NYG
Week 10 vs. LAC vs. MIN
Week 11 vs. CIN at DET
Week 12 at NYJ at NE
Week 13 at KC vs. BUF
Week 14 vs. TEN at CHI
Week 15 vs. JAC vs. LAR
Week 16 at LAC at PHI
Week 17 at DEN vs. WAS
  Antonio Brown
WR - OAK
Antonio Brown
Amari Cooper
WR - DAL
Amari Cooper
Receiving
   
Receptions95.280.3
Rec Yards1,221.41,092.0
Rec TDs8.97.7
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.01.2
Rush Yards0.09.2
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points174.6154.9
   
  Antonio Brown
WR - OAK
Antonio Brown
Amari Cooper
WR - DAL
Amari Cooper
2018 Points 
Week 115.31.8
Week 26.711.6
Week 311.01.7
Week 412.218.8
Week 522.11.0
Week 616.50.0
Week 7
Week 819.4
Week 910.211.8
Week 1015.67.5
Week 1117.73.6
Week 126.730.0
Week 1321.45.5
Week 143.539.7
Week 1510.94.3
Week 1630.52.0
Week 171.1
  Antonio Brown
WR - OAK
Antonio Brown
Amari Cooper
WR - DAL
Amari Cooper
2018 Targets 
Week 1163
Week 21710
Week 395
Week 41111
Week 5131
Week 661
Week 7
Week 88
Week 9118
Week 10610
Week 11135
Week 12139
Week 13138
Week 14713
Week 1577
Week 16195
Week 1711
  Antonio Brown
WR - OAK
Antonio Brown
Amari Cooper
WR - DAL
Amari Cooper
Expert 
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
Moving him and Amari Cooper back into Round 2. 
Richard Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
Antonio Brown appears ready for work. The climbdown of his grievances with the league over equipment looks headed for a soft landing. However, for optimism to flourish it requires no further incidents or grievances. Plus a strong tonic of consistent commitment from Brown when it's all over with. He remains a volatile stock in fantasy. The reward depends on more than just his presence, but consistent performance with a new team and quarterback. Visual frustration symphonies on the sideline in the key of Dez B is something no one wants to see. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
He's now going away from Ben Roethlisberger, so let's see if he remains an elite fantasy wide receiver like he's claimed. We've witnessed both Amari Cooper and Michael Crabtree remain consistent with Derek Carr under center and it's not as if there's been a new offense installed from last year where we can expect a drastic change. Because of that, Brown is likely going to be a tad inconsistent. Still, he's one of the rare cases where you can essentially lock him in for 150 targets if he's on the field. That's where the next question is: Will he be on the field? He's dealing with frostbite on both his feet and is upset about the NFL telling him he's unable to wear his current helmet. The drama continues...It was good to see Cooper go to Dallas and get consistent targets, as that's something he was missing throughout his time in Oakland. He saw at least five targets in each of his nine games with the Cowboys, while seeing seven or more targets in 7-of-9 games. Because of that, he finished as the No. 4 wide receiver in fantasy from the time he joined them, behind only Antonio Brown, Davante Adams, and Julio Jones. He may not offer the consistency that those guys do, but not many do. Cooper should be on the low-end WR1 radar
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
You can say what you want about Brown's attitude but he has one heck of a work ethic which has led to him being one of the all-time great receivers. Derek Carr is a rough draw for him, but Brown is still in the second-tier of WRs and likely to reach double-digit TDs for the 5th time in 6 seasons. His minor concerns over the frostbite and threatened retirement drop his stock a bit, but he is still a WR1.Cooper has put up some historical numbers to start his career despite playing in an awful offense that refused to throw him the ball. It was no wonder he exploded with a new offense and better quarterback despite learning the playbook on the fly. The ceiling is enormous in his first full season with Dallas but there is also quite a bit of unknown too, particularly his plantar fasciitis.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Brown has been a clown show since he arrived in Oakland. He has WR1 ability, but his head is not in a good place and he plays on a terrible offense. He is a boom / bust WR2.Cooper was a great addition to the Cowboys passing offense, but he is a little hit or miss in their run-heavy scheme. He is a low-end WR1 that should see a ton of targets in the passing game.
Kevin Wheeler
DraftWize
"While I disagree with the arbitrator's decision, I'm working on getting back to full health and looking forward to rejoining my teammates on the field. I'm excited about this season appreciate all the concerns about my feet." - AB 8/12 
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
Antonio Brown has been a top 5 WR every single season since 2013 under Big Ben. Those days are gone. Derek Carr is not Big Ben, and AB was a worse receiver last season. He is also considering retiring because of a helmet.Yes, Coop was a stud with Prescott looking at the surface numbers, but look close and see that it was regular ol' Coop. In 9 games with the Cowboys, Cooper put up single digits 4 times, under 15 7 times, and two monster games where he put up around 35 and 45. The inconsistencies continued.
Jason Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
Antonio Brown was third in True Target Value last season seeing 168 targets from Big Ben. If we assume AB sees the same amount of targets this season and consider the downgrade from Roethlisberger to Derek Carr throwing those passes, AB's TTV drops to 13th. He's a high-end WR2 with an unbelievable amount of off-field baggage. The value is not there at the moment in drafts.Amari Cooper's career high in TD's is 7. He's passed 1100 yards once. He's passed 75 catches once. He played 9 games for Dallas and put up FOUR games in which his stat line was less than or equal to 5/36/0. And you want to take him in the third round?
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
Brown is one of the great route runners in the game, and although he was looking at a sharp decline in his quarterback play and his touchdown numbers hid some of his regression last year, he was surely in line for double-digit targets per game and a likely WR1 season. Of course, with Brown comes drama, and we've already seen plenty of it this preseason. Brown has been dealing with frostbite on his feet, and is now purportedly threatening to retire unless he is permitted to use his old helmet, which is no longer allowed by the NFL. Even assuming Brown plays, which he likely will, he's cost himself time to build chemistry with Derek Carr. It's hard to draft Brown with any confidence at this point and until we see him actually on the field and practicing with Carr, fantasy owners would be wise to avoid him absent a steep drop in price. 
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
Without timetable for return due to frostbite in his feet from cryptotherapy. Basically undraftable until we have a more concrete timeline on his recovery 
Kyle Yates
The Fantasy Footballers
Antonio Brown now shifts from the Steelers to the Oakland Raiders and now has to begin life without Big Ben throwing him the ball. While Brown will still be a target monster in Oakland, it's easy to expect some drop-off in production due to the difference from Big Ben to Derek Carr throwing him the ball. Brown will still have every opportunity to succeed, but it's important to remember that the days of 1,500+ receiving yards for Antonio is most likely over. 
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
Move to OAK not an upgrade in terms of QB, offensive environment, but good reason to believe that, given Raiders offensive construct, Brown could very well lead NFL in targets (200+, maybe?) 
Nick Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
I won't be drafting AB this season. It's nothing to do with his age or his talent, there are just too many unknowns for me to spend an early second round pick on him. He's changing team, which is never something you want for a WR, and he's going to a lower volume offense with a worse QB. Brown can complain all he wants about Big Ben and Pittsburgh, but Big Ben is a great QB, fed him the ball, and they were an elite offense. Only one of those are going to be true in Oakland. Carr is far from an elite QB and they are not going to be an elite offense. The only positive is that they are likely to feed him. Unfortunately for Brown, these targets will be less numerous, and come with less upside than they did in Pittsburgh. There are so many other elite players going in his range that I just can't justify spending such a high value pick on him.I love Amari Cooper this season. He's finally out of Oakland, and in a place where he can see consistent volume. Dak Prescott is by no means an elite QB, but he's a big upgrade from Derek Carr. In the 9 games after being traded last season Cooper averaged 6/80/0.67. He was used in all areas of the field, and he showed his weekly upside with 2 games over 180 yards and 2 scores. He did all of this after being traded in the middle of the season. Receivers usually struggle when they change teams during an offseason, so the fact that he was able to produce right away is incredible. After a full Summer to train with the team, I expect Cooper to have some monster games this season. I'd be very excited to get Cooper in the third round. That's the point in the draft where you should have locked up two stud skill position players already. So capturing the weekly upside of Cooper on top of that is a no brainer.