Who Should I Start? - Week 17

Brandin Cooks or Sammy Watkins

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Experts' Pick
 
  Brandin Cooks
WR - LAR
Brandin Cooks
vs. SF, Sun 4pm EST
Sammy Watkins
WR - KC
Sammy Watkins
at DEN, Sun 4pm EST
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 9# 53-
Best Rank# 4# 28-
Worst Rank# 21# 150-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. IND at NE-
Matchup Rank2226-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rec2022.9
Rec Yds257.7269.9
Rec TD1.41.5
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total168.355.0-
Avg Game11.26.9-
Week 0-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
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12/31
#6-
    
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12/31
#6#28-
    
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12/31
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12/31
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12/31
#8-
    
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Pro Football Focus
12/31
#8-
    
Jason WillanJ. Willan
Gridiron Experts
12/31
#10#45-
    
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
12/31
#8#49-
    
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
12/31
#4#44-
    
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Fantasy Knuckleheads
12/31
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Football Diehards
12/31
#5#86-
    
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12/31
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Pyromaniac
12/31
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Drink Five
12/31
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Kevin HansonK. Hanson
EDSFootball
12/31
#10#49-
    
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
12/31
#5#48-
    
Muntradamus M.
Beast Dome
12/31
#13#53-
    
Kelly SmelserK. Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
12/31
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Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
12/31
#8#73-
    
Michael BellerM. Beller
Sports Illustrated
12/31
#6#38-
    
Brad RichterB. Richter
Going For 2
12/31
#11-
    
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
12/31
#12#52-
    
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
12/31
#12#50-
    
Scott EngelS. Engel
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12/31
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John PaulsenJ. Paulsen
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12/31
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12/31
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12/31
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EDSFootball
12/31
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Adam SuttonA. Sutton
Big Guy Fantasy Sports
12/31
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SoCalledFanEx
12/31
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12/31
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12/31
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12/31
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12/31
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12/31
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12/31
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FNTSY Sports Network
12/31
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12/30
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12/30
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12/30
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12/30
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Razzball
12/30
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James HatfieldJ. Hatf...
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12/30
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Jason MooreJ. Moore
The Fantasy Footballers
12/30
#20-
    
Tozzi BrothersT. Brot...
Legion Report
12/29
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Marc CavigliaM. Cavi...
Bruno Boys
12/29
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12/29
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12/29
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12/29
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12/29
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12/28
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12/28
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Rotoworld
12/28
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The Fantasy Footballers
12/28
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The Fantasy Footballers
12/28
#9#114-
    
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12/28
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12/27
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12/27
#8#60-
    
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12/27
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12/26
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Liz LozaL. Loza
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12/26
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12/26
#11#39-
    
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12/26
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numberFire
12/26
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12/26
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Dan HarrisD. Harris
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#4#43-
    
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DailyRoto
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#6#94-
    
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
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#7#65-
    
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#7#46-
    
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#9#43-
    
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Gridiron Experts
#9#52-
    
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#10#39-
    
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#10#119-
    
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#10#51-
    
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#10#38-
    
James RapienJ. Rapien
Get Sports Info
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Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
#17-
    
  Brandin Cooks
WR - LAR
Brandin Cooks
Sammy Watkins
WR - KC
Sammy Watkins
2017 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. IND
7 tar, 3 rec, 88 yds, 0 td
at NE
5 tar, 5 rec, 58 yds, 0 td
Week 2 vs. WAS
4 tar, 2 rec, 37 yds, 0 td
2 rush, 6 yds, 0 td
vs. PHI
2 tar, 2 rec, 30 yds, 0 td
Week 3 at SF
7 tar, 5 rec, 131 yds, 2 td
at LAC
7 tar, 6 rec, 106 yds, 2 td
Week 4 at DAL
6 tar, 3 rec, 38 yds, 0 td
1 rush, 4 yds, 0 td
vs. WAS
2 tar, 1 rec, 17 yds, 0 td
Week 5 vs. SEA
8 tar, 5 rec, 85 yds, 0 td
at HOU
4 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
Week 6 at JAC
9 tar, 6 rec, 93 yds, 0 td
vs. PIT
4 tar, 1 rec, 11 yds, 0 td
Week 7 vs. ARI
5 tar, 4 rec, 65 yds, 1 td
at OAK
5 tar, 3 rec, 42 yds, 0 td
Week 8BYE WEEK vs. DEN
Week 9 at NYG
at DAL
2 tar, 1 rec, 67 yds, 1 td
Week 10 vs. HOU
11 tar, 6 rec, 74 yds, 0 td
BYE WEEK
Week 11 at MIN
9 tar, 6 rec, 149 yds, 1 td
at NYG
4 tar, 3 rec, 36 yds, 0 td
Week 12 vs. NO
7 tar, 6 rec, 83 yds, 1 td
1 rush, 11 yds, 0 td
vs. BUF
9 tar, 4 rec, 82 yds, 1 td
Week 13 at ARI
3 tar, 2 rec, 17 yds, 0 td
1 rush, 5 yds, 0 td
at NYJ
4 tar, 3 rec, 38 yds, 1 td
Week 14 vs. PHI
7 tar, 1 rec, 38 yds, 0 td
vs. OAK
7 tar, 3 rec, 21 yds, 1 td
Week 15 at SEA
7 tar, 4 rec, 60 yds, 1 td
vs. LAC
5 tar, 2 rec, 14 yds, 0 td
Week 16 at TEN
5 tar, 2 rec, 19 yds, 0 td
1 rush, 6 yds, 0 td
vs. MIA
7 tar, 3 rec, 30 yds, 1 td
Week 17 vs. SF at DEN
  Brandin Cooks
WR - LAR
Brandin Cooks
Sammy Watkins
WR - KC
Sammy Watkins
2016 Points 
Week 127.44.3
Week 26.82.0
Week 31.9
Week 43.1
Week 5
Week 623.5
Week 711.8
Week 810.4
Week 96.6
Week 1015.8
Week 114.9
Week 128.0
Week 137.73.8
Week 146.111.4
Week 1530.61.0
Week 169.821.4
Week 171.93.1
  Brandin Cooks
WR - LAR
Brandin Cooks
Sammy Watkins
WR - KC
Sammy Watkins
2017 Targets 
Week 175
Week 242
Week 377
Week 462
Week 584
Week 694
Week 755
Week 88
Week 92
Week 10113
Week 1194
Week 1279
Week 1334
Week 1477
Week 1575
Week 1657
Week 1711
  Brandin Cooks
WR - LAR
Brandin Cooks
vs. SF, Sun 4pm EST
Sammy Watkins
WR - KC
Sammy Watkins
at DEN, Sun 4pm EST
Expert 
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
 Like fellow wideout Robert Woods, Watkins will reportedly play on Sunday against the 49ers, but will see very little action. Even in the good matchup, he's obviously not worth starting in any format in light of his likely limited workload.
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
He should torch Morris Claiborne at least once. 
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
The Jets are just 21st against fantasy wide receivers, Cooks is a WR1 against a bad Jets secondary.