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Brandin Cooks or Chris Carson

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Chris CarsonC. Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Brandin CooksB. Cooks
WR - HOU
Brandin Cooks
Expert
Recommendation

99%
Recommended by
72 of 73 experts
1%
Recommended by
1 of 73 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 100% 0%
Top WR, RB Experts100%0%
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Rankings 
   
ECR# 33# 86
Best Rank# 10# 35
Worst Rank# 59# 174
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total195.675.5
Avg Game13.05.4
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank3030
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
   
Expert Ranks 
Chris CarsonBrandin Cooks
   
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
3 h
#28#96
   
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
5 h
#23#101
   
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
7 h
#44#74
   
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
19 h
#31#109
   
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
2 d
#27#89
   
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#57#115
   
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
2 d
#51#174
   
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
2 d
#40#82
   
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
3 d
#23#88
   
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Football
3 d
#30#89
   
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Dynasty Nerds
3 d
#52#107
   
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
3 d
#32#170
   
Brad EvansB. Evans
Fantasy Analyst
3 d
#28#72
   
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
3 d
#20#86
   
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
4 d
#39#64
   
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
4 d
#44#86
   
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
The Quant Edge
4 d
#31#108
   
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
4 d
#44#58
   
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
5 d
#44#111
   
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
5 d
#51#147
   
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
5 d
#57#74
   
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
5 d
#47#124
   
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
5 d
#52#75
   
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
5 d
#50#71
   
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
5 d
#20#94
   
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
6 d
#17#105
   
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
6 d
#51#65
   
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
1 w
#31#88
   
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
1 w
#28#90
   
Bill EnrightB. Enright
FFChamps
1 w
#50#86
   
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
1 w
#31#64
   
Bobby SylvesterB. Sylv...
FantasyPros
1 w
#28#102
   
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
1 w
#40#88
   
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
1 w
#42#107
   
Zach GreubelZ. Greubel
Gridiron Experts
2 w
#28#101
   
Mark RossM. Ross
Athlon Sports
2 w
#59#39
   
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
2 w
#42#64
   
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
2 w
#28#35
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FFToday
2 w
#25#78
   
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
2 w
#31#90
   
Anthony AmicoA. Amico
DraftKings
2 w
#10#82
   
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
2 w
#21#86
   
Huseyin AksuH. Aksu
Fantasy Couch
2 w
#28#101
   
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
2 w
#47#74
   
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
2 w
#34#88
   
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
2 w
#31#88
   
Jacob HubmanJ. Hubman
The Fantasy Headliners
3 w
#34#87
   
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
3 w
#47#86
   
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
3 w
#31#101
   
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
3 w
#44#88
   
Heath CummingsH. Cumm...
CBS Sports
3 w
#10#81
   
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
3 w
#40#88
   
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
3 w
#20#124
   
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
3 w
#27#102
   
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
3 w
#44#72
   
Chris MeaneyC. Meaney
The Athletic
4 w
#34#86
   
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
4 w
#36#52
   
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
4 w
#31#86
   
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
4 w
#42#88
   
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
4 w
#34#122
   
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
4 w
#28#109
   
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
04/29
#34#82
   
Walton SpurlinW. Spurlin
FantasyPros
04/27
#34#86
   
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
04/27
#34#109
   
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
04/26
#33#78
   
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
04/26
#40#107
   
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
3 w
#20#96
   
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
04/10
#31#107
   
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
04/08
#34#113
   
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
4 w
#20#157
   
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
01/14
#22#102
   
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
01/14
#28#107
   
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
01/14
#23#82
   
Player Game Logs Comparison
  Chris CarsonC. Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Brandin CooksB. Cooks
WR - HOU
Brandin Cooks
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at ATL at KC
Week 2 vs. NE vs. BAL
Week 3 vs. DAL at PIT
Week 4 at MIA vs. MIN
Week 5 vs. MIN vs. JAC
Week 6BYE WEEK at TEN
Week 7 at ARI vs. GB
Week 8 vs. SFBYE WEEK
Week 9 at BUF at JAC
Week 10 at LAR at CLE
Week 11 vs. ARI vs. NE
Week 12 at PHI at DET
Week 13 vs. NYG vs. IND
Week 14 vs. NYJ at CHI
Week 15 at WAS at IND
Week 16 vs. LAR vs. CIN
Week 17 at SF vs. TEN
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Chris CarsonC. Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Brandin CooksB. Cooks
WR - HOU
Brandin Cooks
2019 Points 
Week 118.03.9
Week 26.713.6
Week 33.012.0
Week 414.57.1
Week 518.35.6
Week 621.93.2
Week 77.45.9
Week 815.00.0
Week 911.3
Week 1016.1
Week 11
Week 125.73.3
Week 1316.92.4
Week 149.10.0
Week 1525.74.6
Week 166.09.9
Week 174.0
Notes for Player Combination
  Chris CarsonC. Carson
RB - SEA
Chris Carson
Brandin CooksB. Cooks
WR - HOU
Brandin Cooks
Expert 
Bart Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
The Seahawks signing Carlos Hyde likely has more to do with Penny's health (or lack thereof), but it still has me moving Carson down a couple of spots. 
Seth Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
Hip injury is definitely something to follow-> Actually didn't need surgery for it, is expected to make a full recovery. Meanwhile, there is talk of the PUP list for Rashaad Penny, and bring Marshawn Lynch back, all good news for Chris CarsonThe fun part is trying to figure out who will disappoint out of the Rams WR trio if they decide to continually target the TE or if the TE targets were mostly due to Cooks absence. What I hadn't realized is that Cooks only missed 2 games(Basically 3). Despite still being around the TE revolution still happened, and the consistency of the WRs suffered. Almost 2 less targets per game for Cooks in 2019 vs 2018. Passer Rating when targeted: 2019 - 88.1, 2018 - 115.9, 2017 - 106.9
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
If we knew Carson would be healthy the entire season, he'd be ranked as a top-12 running back. But we don't. There is a lot of uncertainty surrounding the Seahawks backfield, as Carson is coming off a season-ending hip injury, while Rashaad Penny is recovering from a torn ACL, and they drafted DeeJay Dallas in the fourth round of the draft. You'll want to pay close attention to this backfield as we approach fantasy draft season.There have been just nine wide receivers who've finished as top-24 fantasy options in at least four of the last five seasons: Julio Jones, Mike Evans, Jarvis Landry, DeAndre Hopkins, Antonio Brown, Davante Adams, Amari Cooper, and... Cooks. Keep in mind he's done that while playing for three different teams, so he's essentially team-proof. Concussions were problematic in 2019 and will be a problem moving forward in his career, as another one could end it. While on the field, though, he's proven to have a WR2 floor in the NFL. We can't pretend that going to Deshaun Watson isn't an upgrade from Jared Goff, either. The issue is that Will Fuller plays a similar role and has chemistry with Watson. Cooks can likely be drafted as a WR4, but he'll be a starter when he's on the field.
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
 Texans acquired WR Brandin Cooks and a 2022 fourth-round pick from the Rams in exchange for the No. 57 overall pick of the 2020 draft. Cooks, who has suffered some concerning (head) injuries in recent years but not missed much time, is coming off by far the worst campaign of his career. Somehow, this is the third time he's been traded in three years. He has a bad contract and has suffered at least five concussions as a pro.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Carson has two good things going for his fantasy value. First, his hip injury appears to not need surgery, which means he should be participating in off-season activities. Second, Rashaad Penny could be a candidate to start the season on the PUP list with a late-season ACL injury. Carson is a RB2 coming off a season with 1,496 yards from scrimmage and 9 touchdowns. The only downside this year was the emergence of Penny and 7 fumbles. 
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