Who Should I Start? - Week 7

Mike Evans or Brandin Cooks

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Mike EvansM. Evans
WR - TB
Mike Evans
at BUF, Sun 1pm EDT
Brandin CooksB. Cooks
WR - NE
Brandin Cooks
vs. ATL, Sun 8pm EDT
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 6# 7-
Best Rank# 1# 3-
Worst Rank# 13# 21-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at BUF vs. ATL-
Matchup Rank2221-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rec14.514.4
Rec Yds155.5144.1
Rec TD0.30.9
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total55.162.2-
Avg Game11.010.4-
Avg Projection10.09.2-
Week 615.59.3-
    
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Injury Alert-
Weather65 F, Partly Cloudy54 F, Mostly Cloudy-
    
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  Mike EvansM. Evans
WR - TB
Mike Evans
Brandin CooksB. Cooks
WR - NE
Brandin Cooks
2017 Schedule 
Week 1BYE WEEK vs. KC
7 tar, 3 rec, 88 yds, 0 td
Week 2 vs. CHI
9 tar, 7 rec, 93 yds, 1 td
at NO
4 tar, 2 rec, 37 yds, 0 td
2 rush, 6 yds, 0 td
Week 3 at MIN
12 tar, 7 rec, 67 yds, 0 td
vs. HOU
7 tar, 5 rec, 131 yds, 2 td
Week 4 vs. NYG
11 tar, 5 rec, 67 yds, 1 td
vs. CAR
6 tar, 3 rec, 38 yds, 0 td
1 rush, 4 yds, 0 td
Week 5 vs. NE
8 tar, 5 rec, 49 yds, 0 td
at TB
8 tar, 5 rec, 85 yds, 0 td
Week 6 at ARI
8 tar, 3 rec, 95 yds, 1 td
at NYJ
9 tar, 6 rec, 93 yds, 0 td
Week 7 at BUF vs. ATL
Week 8 vs. CAR vs. LAC
Week 9 at NOBYE WEEK
Week 10 vs. NYJ at DEN
Week 11 at MIA at OAK
Week 12 at ATL vs. MIA
Week 13 at GB at BUF
Week 14 vs. DET at MIA
Week 15 vs. ATL at PIT
Week 16 at CAR vs. BUF
Week 17 vs. NO vs. NYJ
  Mike EvansM. Evans
WR - TB
Mike Evans
at BUF, Sun 1pm EDT
Brandin CooksB. Cooks
WR - NE
Brandin Cooks
vs. ATL, Sun 8pm EDT
Receiving
   
Receptions5.34.4
Rec Yards73.565.2
Rec TDs0.40.4
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.00.3
Rush Yards0.01.2
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points10.09.2
   
  Mike EvansM. Evans
WR - TB
Mike Evans
Brandin CooksB. Cooks
WR - NE
Brandin Cooks
2017 Points 
Week 18.8
Week 215.34.3
Week 36.727.1
Week 412.74.2
Week 54.98.5
Week 615.59.3
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Week 17
  Mike EvansM. Evans
WR - TB
Mike Evans
Brandin CooksB. Cooks
WR - NE
Brandin Cooks
2017 Targets 
Week 17
Week 294
Week 3127
Week 4116
Week 588
Week 689
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  Mike EvansM. Evans
WR - TB
Mike Evans
at BUF, Sun 1pm EDT
Brandin CooksB. Cooks
WR - NE
Brandin Cooks
vs. ATL, Sun 8pm EDT
Expert 
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
 Cooks has only scored in on game this season, ironically against the Texans, so owners might be discouraged. Don't sell low on him and be sure to start him every week, as he is still a definite WR1.
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
Evans has had a bizarre season, in that he hasn't been efficient at all, but is seeing such a high volume of targets (47) and scoring so many touchdowns (three), that he's providing fantasy owners with almost exactly what they expected. The Bills are solid, though not elite, against opposing wide receivers, but lack a true shutdown corner, which should mean positive things for Evans. Regardless of whether it's Ryan Fitzpatrick or Jameis Winston throwing him the ball, Evans should again see plenty of targets and finish as a WR1.  
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Evans draws a Buffalo D that is 5th against fantasy receivers, but Evans is good enough to maintain WR1 value in any matchup.Cooks has started to pick up the pace, posting over 80 yards in back-to-back weeks. He is a low-end WR1 against the Falcons secondary.