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  Jared CookJ. Cook
TE - NO
Jared Cook
Luke WillsonL. Willson
TE - SEA
Luke Willson
 
 
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ECR# 7# 66-
Best Rank# 1# 35-
Worst Rank# 13# 88-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total125.68.7-
Avg Game7.90.8-
Avg Projection114.512.1-
    
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  Jared CookJ. Cook
TE - NO
Jared Cook
Luke WillsonL. Willson
TE - SEA
Luke Willson
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. HOU vs. CIN
Week 2 at LAR at PIT
Week 3 at SEA vs. NO
Week 4 vs. DAL at ARI
Week 5 vs. TB vs. LAR
Week 6 at JAC at CLE
Week 7 at CHI vs. BAL
Week 8 vs. ARI at ATL
Week 9BYE WEEK vs. TB
Week 10 vs. ATL at SF
Week 11 at TBBYE WEEK
Week 12 vs. CAR at PHI
Week 13 at ATL vs. MIN
Week 14 vs. SF at LAR
Week 15 vs. IND at CAR
Week 16 at TEN vs. ARI
Week 17 at CAR vs. SF
  Jared CookJ. Cook
TE - NO
Jared Cook
Luke WillsonL. Willson
TE - SEA
Luke Willson
Receiving
   
Receptions63.310.6
Rec Yards794.582.5
Rec TDs6.00.7
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.00.0
Rush Yards0.00.0
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points114.512.1
   
  Jared CookJ. Cook
TE - NO
Jared Cook
Luke WillsonL. Willson
TE - SEA
Luke Willson
2018 Points 
Week 118.00.0
Week 24.91.3
Week 33.11.0
Week 423.00.6
Week 52.0
Week 61.0
Week 70.8
Week 813.42.1
Week 92.01.7
Week 105.2
Week 119.10.0
Week 129.20.4
Week 1316.00.8
Week 1411.6
Week 152.3
Week 162.00.0
Week 172.8
  Jared CookJ. Cook
TE - NO
Jared Cook
Luke WillsonL. Willson
TE - SEA
Luke Willson
2018 Targets 
Week 1121
Week 241
Week 363
Week 4132
Week 560
Week 62
Week 72
Week 854
Week 922
Week 109
Week 1161
Week 1251
Week 1382
Week 14100
Week 1550
Week 1630
Week 175
  Jared CookJ. Cook
TE - NO
Jared Cook
Luke WillsonL. Willson
TE - SEA
Luke Willson
Expert 
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
Cook was great with the Raiders last year. Just imagine what he can do with Drew Brees. 
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
Cook was perhaps the lone bright spot for the Raiders last year, and he parlayed his success into a multi-year deal with the Saints. The coaching staff hasn't been shy about talking up Cook, and outside of Michael Thomas and Alvin Kamara, reliable pass-catchers for New Orleans are few and far between. Cook is getting a little long in the tooth, but after last year, and with a spot on an elite offense, he certainly should be considered a top-10 tight end on draft day. 
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
Brees hasn't had a legit TE threat in a while, so it will be interesting to see the role Cook plays in this offense. I don't see him reaching the 896 yards he reached last year as Oakland's de facto WR1, but I can see him at least matching the 6 TDs. I do expect some overall regression despite the QB upgrade since he is no longer the #1 target, he is 32 years old and last season was his career best. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Recency bias is real with Cook, who has been a disappointment throughout his fantasy career. Sure, he's going to play with Drew Brees in New Orleans, but don't forget that he played with Aaron Rodgers just a few short years ago. Did you know that 2018 was the first time he scored more than five touchdowns in a season? Or how about that it was his first time topping 54 receptions or 759 yards? Over the last three years there hasn't been a running back/tight end duo who's topped 195 targets on the same team (the highest duo on the Saints has been just 151). Over the last two years, Kamara has totaled at least 100 targets, which tells you that Cook's ceiling is extremely limited 
Nick Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
It's extremely difficult to judge how good Cook is going to be this season. At age 32 he's fresh off his best season as a pro after putting together a 68/896/6 stat line in Oakland. Over the past three seasons, Saints TE's as a whole have combined for 87 targets on average. We know that Taysom Hill, Josh Hill, and Dan Arnold are all going to get targets...so a realistic projection for Cook is around 50. My current projection on Cook is 46/639/3.4. That projection honestly seems a little high, and yet it still comes in as the 13th highest among TE's. Cook is being over valued this season compared to the amount of targets he's set to receive. He's not a bad pick, and he's not someone I would flat out avoid...because the TD upside is massive. There are just other guys you should be targeting instead. 
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
We know Drew Brees' offense is fantasy gold for tight ends, but we saw Cook with Green Bay and Aaron Rodgers in 2016 and he did nothing, so perhaps even Brees won't lock him into the fantasy top 12. Additionally, Cook was TE15 in 2017 before his big 2018 season which was fueled by the fact that Jordy Nelson was their #1 receiver. In New Orleans, he will be the #3 or #4 option at best so perhaps we should be careful with our expectations. 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Cook had 896 yards receiving and 6 touchdowns on a team with no legit wide receivers after they traded WR Amari Cooper midseason. He landed in a great spot in New Orleans, but he will not see as many targets in a loaded offense. He is still a TE1 candidate playing with a future Hall of Fame quarterback.