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James Cook

James Cook

RB - Buffalo Bills

Height: 5' 11"Weight: 190 lbsAge: 24College: Georgia

2024 Outlook

Strength of Schedule
RB Rank: 30th (hard)
Draft Rank (ECR) #47
Best / Worst #33 / #67
ADP #47

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After Joe Brady took over as the Bills' offensive coordinator, Cook's season took off. In Weeks 11-18, Cook was the RB11, averaging 19.6 touches and 104.3 total yards per game. Yes, he only played more than 60% of the snaps twice during that stretch, but it didn't matter. When he was on the field, he was being fed the rock, and his pass game usage skyrocketed. After Week 10, he was 16th in target share (11.4%) among 34 qualifying backs while also ranking 10th in TPRR, fourth in receiving yards per game, and second in YPRR. The touchdown worries and red zone usage remain concerning, especially with the addition of Ray Davis. Still, in the final seven games of the season, he did lead the running back room with a 48.1% snap rate inside the 20, but that number ranked 32nd out of 61 qualifying backs. Cook has top-12 upside, but he should best be viewed as an RB2.

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James Cook rushes for 36 yards in Week 18 win

James Cook accounted for 52 yards in the Buffalo Bills' 21-14 win over the Miami Dolphins.

Fantasy Impact

With the Bills trailing for most of the game, Cook wasn't very involved in the offensive scheme. He carried the ball 13 times for just 36 yards. Josh Allen outperformed him in both categories. He added three catches for 16 yards.

Phil Wood19 weeks ago
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ECRBestWorst# of Experts
DraftRB #15RB #10RB #1936
Dynasty ----
Running Backs#12
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Projections (2024)
Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
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Statistics (avgs.)
Rush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Last Week36035.2
Last 3 Weeks51.301.34.9
Season to Date660.12.611.1
Game Log
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Game Log
OPPRush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Week 18@ MIA36035.2
Week 17vs. NE48014.4
Week 16@ LAC70005
Week 15vs. DAL1791234.1
Strength of Schedule
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Strength of Schedule (2024)
Next Gamevs. ARI1st easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesMIA, JAC, BAL26th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)DET, NE, NYJ25th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--25th easiest remaining opponents