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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
 
at CLE, Sun 1pm EST
Brandin Cooks
WR - HOU
vs. SEA, Sun 1pm EST
 
 
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Expert
Percent


Updated: Dec 9th, 2021
100%
Recommended by
79 of 79 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 79 experts
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 15# 25-
Best Rank# 12# 21-
Worst Rank# 20# 32-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at CLE vs. SEA-
Matchup RatingThis is a 3 star matchup. WRs perform close to their average vs CLEThis is a 2 star matchup. WRs perform a little worse than their average vs SEA-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rec16.521
Rec Yds181.9229.3
Rec TD1.51.1
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total119.094.3-
Avg Game10.87.9-
Avg Projection9.29.1-
Week 135.55.4-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather-
    
Expert Ranks 
Marquise BrownBrandin CooksAdd Player
    
Jeff Boggis J. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire Fantasy Football E...
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Richard Cooling R. Cooling
5 Yard Rush 5 Yard Rush
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Mick Ciallela M. Ciallela
Fantrax Fantrax
2 h
#16#18-
    
Andy Vanda A. Vanda
Take Your League Take Your League
2 h
#15#25-
    
Donkey Teeth D. Teeth
Razzball Razzball
4 h
#15#25-
    
Pat Fitzmaurice P. Fitzmaurice
FantasyPros FantasyPros
5 h
#23#32-
    
Mark Ringo M. Ringo
Sleepers and Busts Sleepers and Busts
5 h
#15#26-
    
David Biggs D. Biggs
Drink Five Drink Five
5 h
#16#21-
    
Brandon Funston B. Funston
The Athletic The Athletic
6 h
#15#26-
    
Dalton Del Don D. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
6 h
#16#30-
    
Scott Pianowski S. Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
7 h
#16#35-
    
Dan Harris D. Harris
FantasyPros FantasyPros
8 h
#16#22-
    
Bart Wheeler B. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football Hail to Fantasy Fo...
8 h
#15#34-
    
Neema Hodjat N. Hodjat
Real GM Real GM
8 h
#17#28-
    
Robby Jeffries R. Jeffries
The Fantasy Authority The Fantasy Authority
8 h
#17#22-
    
Drew DeLuca D. DeLuca
NFL Spinzone NFL Spinzone
9 h
#16#35-
    
Adrian Alpanseque A. Alpanseque
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
9 h
#17#27-
    
Ellis Johnson E. Johnson
True North Fantasy Football True North Fantasy...
10 h
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Pierre Camus P. Camus
RotoBaller RotoBaller
10 h
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Brandon Murchison B. Murchison
RotoBaller RotoBaller
10 h
#15#25-
    
Heath Capps H. Capps
Fake Teams Fake Teams
11 h
#14#26-
    
Patrick Thorman P. Thorman
Establish the Run Establish the Run
11 h
#17#21-
    
Michael Petropoulos M. Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy BRoto Fantasy
11 h
#17#31-
    
James Bryer J. Bryer
Gridiron Experts Gridiron Experts
12 h
#14#26-
    
Jacob W. Dunne J. W. Dunne
New Life Fantasy New Life Fantasy
12 h
#15#29-
    
Staff Rankings S. Rankings
QB List QB List
13 h
#11#31-
    
Andy Behrens A. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
13 h
#15#28-
    
Jason Petropoulos J. Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy BRoto Fantasy
13 h
#17#28-
    
Joe Pisapia J. Pisapia
FantasyPros FantasyPros
13 h
#11#34-
    
Dylan Licciardo D. Licciardo
FF Gamers FF Gamers
14 h
#17#29-
    
Dan Clasgens D. Clasgens
Get Sports Info Get Sports Info
14 h
#16#30-
    
Liz Loza L. Loza
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
14 h
#16#27-
    
Lawrence Jackson L. Jackson
Fantasy Football Lord Fantasy Football Lord
14 h
#20#29-
    
Jason Willan J. Willan
Gridiron Experts Gridiron Experts
14 h
#17#25-
    
Andrew Seifter A. Seifter
FantasyPros FantasyPros
14 h
#12#31-
    
Jacob Gibbs J. Gibbs
SportsLine SportsLine
14 h
#12#27-
    
Jason Moore J. Moore
The Fantasy Footballers The Fantasy Footba...
14 h
#17#28-
    
David Zach D. Zach
FantasyPros FantasyPros
15 h
#16#21-
    
Derek Lofland D. Lofland
FantasyPros FantasyPros
16 h
#22#27-
    
Matthew Hill M. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football DataForce Fantasy ...
16 h
#17#25-
    
Brad Evans B. Evans
FadeTheNoise Podcast FadeTheNoise Podcast
17 h
#15#31-
    
Ken Zalis K. Zalis
Pressbox Pressbox
17 h
#17#22-
    
Andrew Erickson A. Erickson
Pro Football Focus Pro Football Focus
17 h
#11#32-
    
Matthew McCarthy M. McCarthy
Gridiron Ratings Gridiron Ratings
18 h
#13#27-
    
Adam Murfet A. Murfet
5 Yard Rush 5 Yard Rush
18 h
#19#29-
    
Mike Wright M. Wright
The Fantasy Footballers The Fantasy Footba...
19 h
#16#29-
    
Richard Savill R. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
19 h
#16#26-
    
Geoff Lambert G. Lambert
Going For 2 Going For 2
19 h
#13#27-
    
Jamey Eisenberg J. Eisenberg
CBS Sports CBS Sports
22 h
#11#29-
    
Daniel Mader D. Mader
Belly Up Sports Belly Up Sports
22 h
#11#24-
    
Dave Richard D. Richard
CBS Sports CBS Sports
22 h
#17#29-
    
Robert Waziak R. Waziak
Fantasy Life Fantasy Life
23 h
#15#27-
    
Site Projections S. Projections
numberFire numberFire
1 d
#17#19-
    
Chris Meaney C. Meaney
FTN FTN
1 d
#13#28-
    
Bill Enright B. Enright
Sports Illustrated Sports Illustrated
1 d
#13#28-
    
Smitty S.
SleeperU SleeperU
1 d
#16#26-
    
Chalk C.
The Undroppables The Undroppables
1 d
#15#28-
    
Joe Bond J. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
1 d
#17#29-
    
Mike MacGregor M. MacGregor
Draft Buddy Draft Buddy
1 d
#16#29-
    
Ryan Weisse R. Weisse
Footballguys Footballguys
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#8#18-
    
Adam Pelletier A. Pelletier
Sports Gambling Podcast Network Sports Gambling Po...
1 d
#16#28-
    
Chris Raybon C. Raybon
The Action Network The Action Network
1 d
#20#23-
    
Michael Tomlin M. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
1 d
#15#26-
    
Tal Malachovsky T. Malachovsky
The Fantasy Scout The Fantasy Scout
1 d
#14#26-
    
Kevin Wheeler K. Wheeler
The Draft Zone The Draft Zone
1 d
#14#26-
    
Jose Ramon Llaca J. Ramon Llaca
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
1 d
#13#27-
    
Walter Cherepinsky W. Cherepinsky
WalterFootball WalterFootball
1 d
#37#39-
    
Chet Gresham C. Gresham
DK Nation DK Nation
1 d
#15#26-
    
Anthony Cervino A. Cervino
FF Faceoff FF Faceoff
1 d
#13#27-
    
Aaron Schill A. Schill
FF Faceoff FF Faceoff
2 d
#13#27-
    
Lenny Pappano L. Pappano
Draft Sharks Draft Sharks
2 d
#14#25-
    
Dennis Sosic D. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack Fantasy Six Pack
2 d
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Francisco (Chato) Romero F. (Chato) ...
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
2 d
#18#29-
    
Nick Zylak N. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice Fantasy Football A...
2 d
#14#26-
    
Matt Harmon M. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#16#29-
    
Andy Holloway A. Holloway
The Fantasy Footballers The Fantasy Footba...
2 d
#15#28-
    
Kyle Yates K. Yates
FantasyPros FantasyPros
2 d
#13#27-
    
Mauricio Gutierrez M. Gutierrez
Estadio Fantasy Estadio Fantasy
2 d
#17#30-
    
Kent Weyrauch K. Weyrauch
Pro Football Focus Pro Football Focus
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Brandin Cooks
WR - HOU
2021 Schedule 
Week 1 at LV
6 tar, 6 rec, 69 yds, 1 td
1 rush, 5 yds, 0 td
vs. JAC
7 tar, 5 rec, 132 yds, 0 td
Week 2 vs. KC
10 tar, 6 rec, 113 yds, 1 td
at CLE
14 tar, 9 rec, 78 yds, 1 td
Week 3 at DET
7 tar, 3 rec, 53 yds, 0 td
vs. CAR
11 tar, 9 rec, 112 yds, 0 td
1 rush, 5 yds, 0 td
Week 4 at DEN
5 tar, 4 rec, 91 yds, 1 td
at BUF
7 tar, 5 rec, 47 yds, 0 td
Week 5 vs. IND
10 tar, 9 rec, 125 yds, 2 td
vs. NE
5 tar, 3 rec, 23 yds, 0 td
Week 6 vs. LAC
5 tar, 4 rec, 35 yds, 0 td
at IND
13 tar, 9 rec, 89 yds, 0 td
Week 7 vs. CIN
14 tar, 5 rec, 80 yds, 1 td
at ARI
7 tar, 5 rec, 21 yds, 0 td
Week 8BYE WEEK vs. LAR
6 tar, 6 rec, 83 yds, 1 td
Week 9 vs. MIN
12 tar, 9 rec, 116 yds, 0 td
at MIA
14 tar, 6 rec, 56 yds, 0 td
Week 10 at MIA
13 tar, 6 rec, 37 yds, 0 td
BYE WEEK
Week 11 at CHI
at TEN
3 tar, 2 rec, 18 yds, 0 td
Week 12 vs. CLE
10 tar, 8 rec, 51 yds, 0 td
vs. NYJ
5 tar, 3 rec, 45 yds, 1 td
Week 13 at PIT
7 tar, 5 rec, 55 yds, 0 td
vs. IND
6 tar, 3 rec, 38 yds, 0 td
1 rush, 16 yds, 0 td
Week 14 at CLE vs. SEA
Week 15 vs. GB at JAC
Week 16 at CIN vs. LAC
Week 17 vs. LAR at SF
Week 18 vs. PIT vs. TEN
Player Projections Comparison
 
at CLE, Sun 1pm EST
Brandin Cooks
WR - HOU
vs. SEA, Sun 1pm EST
Receiving
   
Receptions5.25.8
Rec Yards68.273.5
Rec TDs0.40.3
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.10.3
Rush Yards0.21.9
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points9.29.1
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Brandin Cooks
WR - HOU
2021 Points 
Week 113.413.2
Week 217.313.8
Week 35.311.7
Week 415.14.7
Week 524.52.3
Week 63.58.9
Week 714.02.1
Week 814.3
Week 911.65.6
Week 103.7
Week 111.8
Week 125.110.5
Week 135.55.4
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Week 18
Total119.094.3
Average10.87.9
Player Targets Comparison
 
Brandin Cooks
WR - HOU
2021 Targets 
Week 167
Week 21014
Week 3711
Week 457
Week 5105
Week 6513
Week 7147
Week 86
Week 91214
Week 1013
Week 113
Week 12105
Week 1376
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Week 18
Notes for Player Combination
 
at CLE, Sun 1pm EST
Brandin Cooks
WR - HOU
vs. SEA, Sun 1pm EST
Expert 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Through the first several weeks of the 2021 season, Brown was playing insanely well and had transformed into a very reliable fantasy asset at the WR position. Unfortunately, the offense has gone off the rails a bit in recent weeks and Brown's fantasy stock is taking a hit because of it. Over his past three games, Brown has finished as the WR43, the WR34, and the WR36 in Half PPR scoring. While he continues to remain heavily targeted - 30 targets over those three contests - it's simply not translating to top-tier production. From Weeks 1-9, Brown was averaging 14.8 Yards Per Reception. However, from Weeks 10-13, Brown has watched his YPR numbers literally be sliced in half to 7.5. Without the potential of big plays from Brown, there's very little reason to keep ranking him as a top-24 WR. He can be viewed as a low-end WR2/high-end WR3 for Week 14 against the Browns.At one point this year, Cooks was viewed as one of the safest options at the WR position. There wasn't much upside with him being in this offense, but we at least felt comfortable that he wasn't going to hurt our lineups week in and week out. Unfortunately, that is no longer the case with Cooks. He has topped 40 receiving yards just once over the past three weeks and he's finished outside the top-40 WRs in two of those games. With Tyrod now out of the lineup indefinitely and the Texans being forced to turn back to Davis Mills, there's very little suggesting that we should be confident in starting Cooks as anything more than a low-end WR3 moving forward.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Brown is averaging only 7.9 fantasy points over his last 3 games, he is a boom / bust WR3 against a Browns team that isCooks is back to playing with Davis Mills under center, Cooks is a boom / bust WR3 against a Seahawks D that is 4th against fantasy wide receivers over the last 5 weeks.