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Experts' Pick
 
 
Brandin Cooks
WR - HOU
vs. NYJ, Sun 1pm EST
at BAL, Sun 8pm EST
 
 
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Updated: Nov 27th, 2021
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 46# 152-
Best Rank# 38# 101-
Worst Rank# 50# 249-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. NYJ at BAL-
Matchup RatingThis is a 5 star matchup. WRs perform better than their average vs NYJThis is a 4 star matchup. RBs perform a little better than their average vs BAL-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total78.453.4-
Avg Game7.86.7-
Week 111.82.6-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather-
    
Expert Ranks 
Brandin CooksD'Ernest JohnsonAdd Player
    
Daniel Mader D. Mader
Belly Up Sports Belly Up Sports
33 m
#42#225-
    
Scott Pianowski S. Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
42 m
#40#116-
    
Bradley Stalder B. Stalder
FantasyData FantasyData
47 m
#35#169-
    
Pierre Camus P. Camus
RotoBaller RotoBaller
55 m
#49#104-
    
Nick Mariano N. Mariano
RotoBaller RotoBaller
59 m
#35#178-
    
Dalton Del Don D. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
1 h
#31#159-
    
Chris Meaney C. Meaney
FTN FTN
3 h
#48#117-
    
Billy Muzio B. Muzio
FantasyData FantasyData
3 h
#48#117-
    
Joe Bond J. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
3 h
#42#175-
    
Andrew Seifter A. Seifter
FantasyPros FantasyPros
4 h
#42#169-
    
Jason Petropoulos J. Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy BRoto Fantasy
5 h
#48#139-
    
Brandon Murchison B. Murchison
RotoBaller RotoBaller
5 h
#54#121-
    
Aaron Larson A. Larson
FantasyPros FantasyPros
6 h
#48#139-
    
Ellis Johnson E. Johnson
True North Fantasy Football True North Fantasy...
6 h
#49#154-
    
Richard Savill R. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
6 h
#48#116-
    
Mark Ringo M. Ringo
Sleepers and Busts Sleepers and Busts
7 h
#38#117-
    
Ryan Weisse R. Weisse
Footballguys Footballguys
8 h
#49#153-
    
Mauricio Gutierrez M. Gutierrez
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
8 h
#48#175-
    
James Bryer J. Bryer
Gridiron Experts Gridiron Experts
8 h
#48#117-
    
Patrick Thorman P. Thorman
Establish the Run Establish the Run
9 h
#48#215-
    
David Biggs D. Biggs
Drink Five Drink Five
9 h
#48#223-
    
Jared Smola J. Smola
Draft Sharks Draft Sharks
9 h
#49#165-
    
Chalk C.
The Undroppables The Undroppables
9 h
#40#174-
    
Ken Zalis K. Zalis
Pressbox Pressbox
9 h
#48-
    
Andrew Erickson A. Erickson
Pro Football Focus Pro Football Focus
9 h
#40#182-
    
Adrian Alpanseque A. Alpanseque
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
10 h
#50#142-
    
Jamie Calandro J. Calandro
Football Diehards Football Diehards
10 h
#32#172-
    
Heath Capps H. Capps
Fake Teams Fake Teams
14 h
#48#127-
    
Kevin Hanson K. Hanson
EDSFootball EDSFootball
1 d
#48#212-
    
Kyle Cunningham-Rhoads K. Cunningh...
STATS STATS
1 d
#36#118-
    
Matthew Freedman M. Freedman
FTN FTN
1 d
#48#193-
    
Chris Raybon C. Raybon
The Action Network The Action Network
1 d
#48#173-
    
Dave Major D. Major
XN Sports XN Sports
1 d
#48#174-
    
Francisco (Chato) Romero F. (Chato) ...
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
1 d
#48#188-
    
Jake Ciely J. Ciely
The Athletic The Athletic
1 d
#48#180-
    
Wilmar Chaves W. Chaves
Hablemos de Football Hablemos de Football
1 d
#40#102-
    
Andy Holloway A. Holloway
The Fantasy Footballers The Fantasy Footba...
1 d
#40#162-
    
Jason Willan J. Willan
Gridiron Experts Gridiron Experts
1 d
#50#120-
    
Matthew McCarthy M. McCarthy
Gridiron Ratings Gridiron Ratings
1 d
#48#169-
    
Jeff Ratcliffe J. Ratcliffe
FTN FTN
1 d
#48#218-
    
Nathan Jahnke N. Jahnke
Pro Football Focus Pro Football Focus
1 d
#48#249-
    
Robert Waziak R. Waziak
Fantasy Life Fantasy Life
1 d
#38#174-
    
Andy Singleton A. Singleton
Expand The Boxscore Expand The Boxscore
1 d
#48#126-
    
Bart Wheeler B. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football Hail to Fantasy Fo...
1 d
#49#101-
    
Matthew Hill M. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football DataForce Fantasy ...
1 d
#49#113-
    
Chris Kennedy C. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners The Fantasy Headli...
1 d
#42#196-
    
Kevin Wheeler K. Wheeler
The Draft Zone The Draft Zone
1 d
#48#101-
    
Sean Koerner S. Koerner
The Action Network The Action Network
1 d
#36#213-
    
Anthony Cervino A. Cervino
FF Faceoff FF Faceoff
1 d
#49#101-
    
Jason Moore J. Moore
The Fantasy Footballers The Fantasy Footba...
1 d
#40#190-
    
Dennis Sosic D. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
1 d
#49#105-
    
Tommy Molioo T. Molioo
The Undroppables The Undroppables
1 d
#39#63-
    
Alex Godshall A. Godshall
Beaver Dam Beaver Dam
1 d
#48#145-
    
Lawrence Jackson L. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord Fantasy Football Lord
1 d
#41#113-
    
Benjamin Klotz B. Klotz
Touchdown Squad Touchdown Squad
1 d
#48#104-
    
Dan Harris D. Harris
FantasyPros FantasyPros
1 d
#48#194-
    
Mike MacGregor M. MacGregor
Draft Buddy Draft Buddy
1 d
#38#130-
    
Fantasy BR F. BR
Fantasy BR Fantasy BR
1 d
#41#140-
    
Neema Hodjat N. Hodjat
Real GM Real GM
1 d
#48#120-
    
Andy Vanda A. Vanda
Take Your League Take Your League
2 d
#48#149-
    
Brad Evans B. Evans
FadeTheNoise Podcast FadeTheNoise Podcast
2 d
#49#101-
    
Chet Gresham C. Gresham
DK Nation DK Nation
2 d
#49#104-
    
Tal Malachovsky T. Malachovsky
The Fantasy Scout The Fantasy Scout
2 d
#49#119-
    
Seth Miller S. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football Crossroads Fantasy...
2 d
#50#132-
    
Nader Saba N. Saba
SleeperWire SleeperWire
2 d
#143#165-
    
Kyle Yates K. Yates
FantasyPros FantasyPros
2 d
#47#133-
    
Andy Behrens A. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#55#106-
    
Allie Fontana A. Fontana
Fighting Chance Fantasy Fighting Chance Fa...
2 d
#48#157-
    
Jorge B. Edwards J. B. Edwards
Fantasy In Frames Fantasy In Frames
2 d
#50-
    
Joey Wright J. Wright
Razzball Razzball
2 d
#50#130-
    
Jordan Eisen J. Eisen
Field of Vision Sports Field of Vision Sp...
2 d
#55#130-
    
Aaron Schill A. Schill
FF Faceoff FF Faceoff
2 d
#50#119-
    
Nate Marcum N. Marcum
Fantasy In Frames Fantasy In Frames
2 d
#49#119-
    
Raju Byfield R. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League Win My Fantasy League
2 d
#53#69-
    
Anthony Staggs A. Staggs
Fanball Fanball
2 d
#49#165-
    
Christopher Dell C. Dell
Betting Predators Betting Predators
2 d
#37-
    
Scott Smith S. Smith
RotoViz RotoViz
2 d
#49#148-
    
Mike Wright M. Wright
The Fantasy Footballers The Fantasy Footba...
2 d
#49#218-
    
Kate Magdziuk K. Magdziuk
BallBlast BallBlast
2 d
#51#123-
    
Todd D Clark T. D Clark
The Fantasy Fix The Fantasy Fix
2 d
#49#121-
    
Michael Petropoulos M. Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy BRoto Fantasy
2 d
#52#123-
    
Travis Seel T. Seel
True North Fantasy Football True North Fantasy...
2 d
#50#117-
    
The FFGhost T. FFGhost
Dynasty League Football Dynasty League Foo...
2 d
#49#148-
    
Matt De Lima M. De Lima
Sports Illustrated Sports Illustrated
2 d
#49#148-
    
Clayton Cadieux C. Cadieux
Fantasy Football From Up North Fantasy Football F...
2 d
#49#182-
    
Mike Harmon M. Harmon
Swollen Dome Swollen Dome
2 d
#49#135-
    
Jacob Gibbs J. Gibbs
SportsLine SportsLine
2 d
#41#106-
    
Scott Whitfield S. Whitfield
Roto Rankings Roto Rankings
2 d
#49#155-
    
Sosa Kremenjas S. Kremenjas
Pro Football Focus Pro Football Focus
2 d
#48#121-
    
Matt Schauf M. Schauf
Draft Sharks Draft Sharks
2 d
#48#131-
    
Craig Phillips C. Phillips
FF Prophet FF Prophet
2 d
#50#119-
    
Nick Zylak N. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice Fantasy Football A...
2 d
#39#173-
    
Pat Fitzmaurice P. Fitzmaurice
FantasyPros FantasyPros
2 d
#48#193-
    
Tim Petropoulos T. Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy BRoto Fantasy
2 d
#32#123-
    
Richard Cooling R. Cooling
5 Yard Rush 5 Yard Rush
2 d
#41-
    
Garret Price G. Price
Dynasty Nerds Dynasty Nerds
2 d
#39#173-
    
Derek Lofland D. Lofland
FantasyPros FantasyPros
2 d
#38#101-
    
Mundo Fantasy MX M. Fantasy MX
Mundo Fantasy Mundo Fantasy
2 d
#50#131-
    
John Hesterman J. Hesterman
Dynasty League Football Dynasty League Foo...
2 d
#48#113-
    
Ricky Lemon R. Lemon
The Fantasy Champions The Fantasy Champions
2 d
#48#123-
    
Donkey Teeth D. Teeth
Razzball Razzball
2 d
#50#99-
    
Ben Wasley B. Wasley
The Fantasy First Down The Fantasy First ...
2 d
#49#172-
    
Jeff Paur J. Paur
RTSports RTSports
2 d
#41#118-
    
Kevin Tompkins K. Tompkins
BallBlast BallBlast
2 d
#50#123-
    
Dan Clasgens D. Clasgens
Get Sports Info Get Sports Info
2 d
#55#126-
    
Jacob W. Dunne J. W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy New Life Fantasy
2 d
#42#161-
    
Dan Larocca D. Larocca
Locked In Football Locked In Football
2 d
#48#121-
    
Robby Jeffries R. Jeffries
The Fantasy Authority The Fantasy Authority
2 d
#48#148-
    
Joe Pisapia J. Pisapia
FantasyPros FantasyPros
2 d
#49#137-
    
Mick Ciallela M. Ciallela
Fantrax Fantrax
2 d
#38#225-
    
Dave Kluge D. Kluge
Footballguys Footballguys
2 d
#53#119-
    
Dan Yanotchko D. Yanotchko
EDSFootball EDSFootball
2 d
#51#114-
    
Staff Rankings S. Rankings
QB List QB List
2 d
#54#141-
    
Steven Pintado S. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches The Fantasy Coaches
2 d
#48#104-
    
Bill Enright B. Enright
Sports Illustrated Sports Illustrated
2 d
#48#184-
    
Elvin Ryan E. Ryan
The Pregame HQ The Pregame HQ
2 d
#49#135-
    
Corbin Young C. Young
FantasyData FantasyData
2 d
#49#123-
    
Ryan Noonan R. Noonan
4for4.com 4for4.com
2 d
#48#104-
    
Dominick Petrillo D. Petrillo
Fantasy Hot Read Fantasy Hot Read
2 d
#38#127-
    
Tim Brosnan T. Brosnan
Tim's Fantasy Tips Tim's Fantasy Tips
2 d
#49#127-
    
Jose Ramon Llaca J. Ramon Llaca
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
2 d
#50#123-
    
Ryan Skolrud R. Skolrud
SkullKing Sports SkullKing Sports
2 d
#49#144-
    
Derek Dennington D. Dennington
The Good Old Boys Fantasy Football Podcast The Good Old Boys ...
2 d
#49#148-
    
Donald Gibson D. Gibson
FantasyPros FantasyPros
2 d
#49#133-
    
Dylan Licciardo D. Licciardo
FF Gamers FF Gamers
2 d
#49#113-
    
Adam Pelletier A. Pelletier
Sports Gambling Podcast Network Sports Gambling Po...
2 d
#50#113-
    
Drew DeLuca D. DeLuca
NFL Spinzone NFL Spinzone
2 d
#39#106-
    
Richard King R. King
King Fantasy Sports King Fantasy Sports
2 d
#48#153-
    
David Zach D. Zach
FantasyPros FantasyPros
2 d
#42#127-
    
Jeff Smith J. Smith
FantasyData FantasyData
2 d
#48#104-
    
Seth Keller S. Keller
Gridiron Experts Gridiron Experts
2 d
#49#132-
    
Jody Smith J. Smith
FullTime Fantasy FullTime Fantasy
2 d
#49#126-
    
Justin Sablich J. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy 5th Down Fantasy
2 d
#49#178-
    
Tyler Orginski T. Orginski
Fantasy Hot Read Fantasy Hot Read
2 d
#50#122-
    
Matthew Betz M. Betz
The Fantasy Footballers The Fantasy Footba...
2 d
#50#122-
    
Mitchell Carl M. Carl
Rise or Fall Rise or Fall
2 d
#49#133-
    
Rich Piazza R. Piazza
Fantasy Shed Fantasy Shed
2 d
#49#113-
    
Mike Maher M. Maher
FantasyPros FantasyPros
2 d
#50#198-
    
Marc Caviglia M. Caviglia
Bruno Boys Bruno Boys
2 d
#49#133-
    
Elisha Twerski E. Twerski
OddsChecker OddsChecker
2 d
#49#122-
    
Tyrell Maclachlan T. Maclachlan
True North Fantasy Football True North Fantasy...
2 d
#49#134-
    
Scott Engel S. Engel
RotoBaller RotoBaller
2 d
#51-
    
Scott Bogman S. Bogman
FantasyPros FantasyPros
2 d
#49#133-
    
Morgan Colby M. Colby
The Fantasy Champions The Fantasy Champions
2 d
#48#113-
    
Des Bieler D. Bieler
The Washington Post The Washington Post
2 d
#51#122-
    
Justin Dodds J. Dodds
SleeperWire SleeperWire
2 d
#50#122-
    
Ryan Hicks R. Hicks
Belly Up Sports Belly Up Sports
2 d
#50#101-
    
Nick Raducanu N. Raducanu
Dr. Roto Dr. Roto
2 d
#49#101-
    
Tozzi Brothers T. Brothers
Legion Report Legion Report
2 d
#50#122-
    
Brandon Funston B. Funston
The Athletic The Athletic
2 d
#50#152-
    
Zachary Hanshew Z. Hanshew
FantasyPros FantasyPros
2 d
#51#105-
    
Lenny Pappano L. Pappano
Draft Sharks Draft Sharks
2 d
#51#119-
    
Kelly Smelser K. Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland Punch Drunk Wonder...
2 d
#51#130-
    
Michael Tomlin M. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
#48#121-
    
Geoff Lambert G. Lambert
Going For 2 Going For 2
2 d
#44#111-
    
Adam Murfet A. Murfet
5 Yard Rush 5 Yard Rush
3 d
#41#97-
    
Jeff Boggis J. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire Fantasy Football E...
3 d
#51#124-
    
Smitty S.
SleeperU SleeperU
3 d
#55#141-
    
Liz Loza L. Loza
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
3 d
#51#141-
    
Jordan Rains J. Rains
The IDP Army The IDP Army
3 d
#57#136-
    
Matt Harmon M. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
3 d
#57#141-
    
Kent Weyrauch K. Weyrauch
Pro Football Focus Pro Football Focus
5 d
#47#97-
    
Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Brandin Cooks
WR - HOU
2021 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. JAC
7 tar, 5 rec, 132 yds, 0 td
at KC
Week 2 at CLE
14 tar, 9 rec, 78 yds, 1 td
vs. HOU
Week 3 vs. CAR
11 tar, 9 rec, 112 yds, 0 td
1 rush, 5 yds, 0 td
vs. CHI
2 rush, 9 yds, 0 td
Week 4 at BUF
7 tar, 5 rec, 47 yds, 0 td
at MIN
0 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
Week 5 vs. NE
5 tar, 3 rec, 23 yds, 0 td
at LAC
Week 6 at IND
13 tar, 9 rec, 89 yds, 0 td
vs. ARI
1 rush, 2 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 7 yds, 0 td
Week 7 at ARI
7 tar, 5 rec, 21 yds, 0 td
vs. DEN
22 rush, 146 yds, 1 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 22 yds, 0 td
Week 8 vs. LAR
6 tar, 6 rec, 83 yds, 1 td
vs. PIT
4 rush, 22 yds, 1 td
3 tar, 1 rec, 7 yds, 0 td
Week 9 at MIA
14 tar, 6 rec, 56 yds, 0 td
at CIN
8 rush, 16 yds, 0 td
Week 10BYE WEEK at NE
19 rush, 99 yds, 0 td
8 tar, 7 rec, 58 yds, 0 td
Week 11 at TEN
3 tar, 2 rec, 18 yds, 0 td
vs. DET
5 rush, 26 yds, 0 td
Week 12 vs. NYJ at BAL
Week 13 vs. INDBYE WEEK
Week 14 vs. SEA vs. BAL
Week 15 at JAC vs. LV
Week 16 vs. LAC at GB
Week 17 at SF at PIT
Week 18 vs. TEN vs. CIN
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Brandin Cooks
WR - HOU
2021 Points 
Week 113.2
Week 213.8
Week 311.70.9
Week 44.70.0
Week 52.3
Week 68.90.9
Week 72.122.8
Week 814.38.9
Week 95.61.6
Week 1015.7
Week 111.82.6
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Week 18
Total78.453.4
Average7.86.7
Player Targets Comparison
 
Brandin Cooks
WR - HOU
2021 Targets 
Week 17
Week 214
Week 3110
Week 470
Week 55
Week 6131
Week 772
Week 863
Week 9140
Week 108
Week 1130
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Week 18
Notes for Player Combination
 
Brandin Cooks
WR - HOU
vs. NYJ, Sun 1pm EST
at BAL, Sun 8pm EST
Expert 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
The player who most embodies the definition of consistency in fantasy football at the WR position disappointed this last week, but this was a bizarre game-script for Houston that they're unlikely to find themselves in most weeks moving forward. Cooks quite frankly wasn't needed and it resulted in a lower statistical output than what he has been used to getting in previous weeks. This matchup against New York is about as good as they come for opposing wideouts though, so we should be plugging Cooks right back into our lineups as a low-end WR2 with some upside this week. 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Cooks had only 3 fantasy points in a game where the Titans turned the ball over 5 times in the rain, which limited the Texans need to throw the ball. He should bounce back and be a WR2 at home against a Jets team that is 30th against fantasy wide receivers over the last 5 weeks.