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Derrick Henry or Brandin Cooks

 
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  Derrick Henry
RB - TEN
Derrick Henry
Brandin Cooks
WR - LAR
Brandin Cooks
 
 
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Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total186.3163.2-
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  Derrick Henry
RB - TEN
Derrick Henry
Brandin Cooks
WR - LAR
Brandin Cooks
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 at CLE at CAR
Week 2 vs. IND vs. NO
Week 3 at JAC at CLE
Week 4 at ATL vs. TB
Week 5 vs. BUF at SEA
Week 6 at DEN vs. SF
Week 7 vs. LAC at ATL
Week 8 vs. TB vs. CIN
Week 9 at CARBYE WEEK
Week 10 vs. KC at PIT
Week 11BYE WEEK vs. CHI
Week 12 vs. JAC vs. BAL
Week 13 at IND at ARI
Week 14 at OAK vs. SEA
Week 15 vs. HOU at DAL
Week 16 vs. NO at SF
Week 17 at HOU vs. ARI
  Derrick Henry
RB - TEN
Derrick Henry
Brandin Cooks
WR - LAR
Brandin Cooks
2018 Points 
Week 13.19.3
Week 25.915.9
Week 35.79.0
Week 43.118.6
Week 55.6
Week 62.65.3
Week 712.513.1
Week 88.3
Week 99.217.4
Week 1017.816.9
Week 114.610.7
Week 122.9
Week 1310.56.2
Week 1447.82.2
Week 1529.25.9
Week 1615.26.2
Week 1710.618.2
  Derrick Henry
RB - TEN
Derrick Henry
Brandin Cooks
WR - LAR
Brandin Cooks
Expert 
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
Epic run in final 4 games of '18 (146.3 rush YPG, 7 rush TDs) has some dreaming of things to come - but let's not let 4 games wipe away 42 other games that show he's a wiggle-less power runner with no pass game upside 
Kevin Wheeler
DraftWize
 - 4 straight 1,000 yard seasons. - 4 straight seasons playing all 16 games. - 5,147 yards and 32 touchdowns.
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
As long as Henry is being handed the ball 20+ times a game, he will be well worth his ADP. That's no guarantee, but all signs point to Tennessee being a ground and pound team this year. Game script could be Henry's downfall if the Titans trail early and often, bringing pass catching back, Dion Lewis into the game. 
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
Henry is currently dealing with a strained calf muscle so this will be something to keep an eye on. After the way he performed to close out the season, there is no doubting that Tennessee will actually use Henry as the primary back all season, however. He might lead the league in rushing yards, as he can be a workhorse, but without much help on offense, the touchdowns probably won't accompany the yards, nor will any receiving production, limiting his fantasy ceiling substantially.Cooks has now been a top 13 fantasy receiver in four straight seasons so if you are suddenly expecting that to change, you might be disappointed. He will have to split the target share with Woods and Kupp, of course, but Cooks has managed to produce these big numbers despite averaging just 119 targets per season in that time.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Are the Titans really ready to promote Henry to a workhorse role? That's doubtful considering Dion Lewis is still on the roster and they're not paying him close to $5 million this year to sit on the bench and be a cheerleader. Henry deserves more touches, that much is certain, but what happens when the Titans fall behind in a game? Lewis is far-and-away the better pass-catcher, which means Henry will be gamescript-dependent. If you believe the Titans are contenders and will finish with a winning record, that's a vote of confidence for Henry, though it's hard to say that with any confidence. He's the ultimate boom-or-bust running back, which is why he's best-suited as an RB2Most wouldn't believe it, but 2018 was Cooks' most consistent season from a fantasy standpoint. That's impressive considering it was his first year in the offense, while the other receivers had more experience. He finished as a WR2 or better in 53.3 percent of his games, which ranked 14th among wide receivers. With Cooper Kupp and Robert Woods getting theirs, it'll be hard for Cooks to get into elite territory, but knowing he was this consistent should give drafters confidence in taking him as a high-end WR2
Sean Koerner
The Action Network
most likely workhorse back to play full 16 game season. very high floor 
Nick Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
Derrick Henry is one of the most polarizing players in fantasy football. Unfortunately, I don't have a strong take for or against Henry. I believe that the end of last season was likely the best run of his career, but that he's capable of matching that performance for stretches going forward. He finished last season with a disgusting 87/585/7 stat line over the final FOUR WEEKS! That was 6.72 yards per carry across 87 carries!. Now, most of that was from the crazy Jaguars game. In fact, he went over 95 rushing yards just twice last season, and was under 60 rushing yards in every game from weeks 1-12. I'll even do you one further. Henry has under 95 rushing yards in 91% of his career regular season games, and less than 3 targets in that same percentage. It's not all bad for Henry though. He was PFF's third rated RB last season, ranked second in yards per carry after contact, 3rd in elusiveness rating, and 3rd in percent of carries that gained positive yardage. Henry is a good RB, and it's shocking that he's never been given the opportunity to be the bell cow. Henry has more than 19 carries in just 6% of his career regular season games. I expect that to increase this season. The Titans should improve as an offense with the addition of A.J. Brown, and the return of Delanie Walker. The receptions won't be there, so he's going to be volatile, but Henry has massive weekly upside in any format...and I wouldn't be shocked if he posts a 1,300/13 stat line this season.I absolutely love Cook's 4th round ADP. This is guy who's posted four consecutive 1,100 yard seasons, even after playing with 3 different QB's! In fact, there have been just 5 players with at least 5,000 receiving yards and 30+ TD's before their age 26 season. Their names are Randy Moss, Larry Fitz, DeAndre Hopkins, Mike Evans, and Brandin Cooks (Pat Thorman). We know for a fact that Cooks is going to have a massive role on an elite offense, and that's not even considering that Kupp won't be 100% to start the seasons. He's and elite WR, with an elite opportunity share, on an elite offense. Cooks is a lock in the 4th round. He should absolutely be going in the early third in all formats.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Henry carries some risk in 2019, because the bulk of his production came in Week 13-17, when he had 97 rushing attempts for 625 yards, 6.44 yards per carry and 7 TDs. I would value him as a RB2 until he shows he can be a bell cow back for an entire season.Cooks is one of the best deep-ball threats in the NFL, but he is similar to Cooper in that he is a little hit or miss in a run-heavy offensive scheme.