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Brandin
Cooks (#13)

WR - Houston Texans

Age 28
Exp 8th Season
HT/WT 5'10" / 183 LBS
Bye 10
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Weekly Projections
2021 Season Projections
Updated: Tuesday, December 7, 2021 5:08 PM
2021 Keeper/Dynasty Rankings
Updated: Thursday, January 6, 2022 9:50 PM
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2021 Stats
GAME RECEIVING RUSHING FUMBLES
Week OPP REC TGT CAT% Y/C YDS LG TD ATT YDS Y/A LG TD TOT LOST
1 JAX 5 7 71.4 26.4 132 52 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2 @CLE 9 14 64.3 8.7 78 22 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
3 CAR 9 11 81.8 12.4 112 30 0 1 5 5.0 5 0 0 0
4 @BUF 5 7 71.4 9.4 47 16 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
5 NE 3 5 60.0 7.7 23 14 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
6 @IND 9 13 69.2 9.9 89 20 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
7 @ARI 5 7 71.4 4.2 21 18 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
8 LAR 6 6 100.0 13.8 83 45 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
9 @MIA 6 14 42.9 9.3 56 10 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
11 @TEN 2 3 66.7 9.0 18 10 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
12 NYJ 3 5 60.0 15.0 45 40 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
13 IND 3 6 50.0 12.7 38 14 0 1 16 16.0 16 0 0 0
14 SEA 8 11 72.7 12.6 101 19 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
15 @JAX 7 10 70.0 14.6 102 43 2 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
16 LAC 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
17 @SF 7 11 63.6 9.4 66 24 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
18 TEN 3 4 75.0 8.7 26 25 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Career Stats
SEASON RECEIVING RUSHING FUMBLES
YEAR GP REC TGT CAT% Y/C YDS LG TD ATT YDS Y/A LG TD TOT LOST
2014 10 53 69 76.8 10.4 550 50 3 7 73 10.4 28 1 1 0
2015 16 84 129 65.1 13.5 1138 71 9 8 18 2.2 11 0 1 0
2016 16 78 117 66.7 15.0 1173 98 8 6 30 5.0 11 0 1 0
2017 16 65 114 57.0 16.6 1082 64 7 9 40 4.4 13 0 0 0
2018 16 80 117 68.4 15.0 1204 57 5 10 68 6.8 17 1 1 0
2019 14 42 72 58.3 13.9 583 57 2 6 52 8.7 27 0 0 0
2020 15 81 119 68.1 14.2 1150 57 6 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2021 16 90 134 67.2 11.5 1037 52 6 2 21 10.5 16 0 0 0
Preseason player profiles are written in July and do not reflect in-season updates.
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Brandin Cooks - Exits Sunday's game

Cooks was forced out of Sunday's game against the Titans with a knee injury.

Brandin Cooks - Leads team in receiving

Cooks (illness) hauled in seven of 11 targets for 66 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 23-7 loss to San Francisco.

Brandin Cooks - Off COVID list

Cooks (illness) was activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesday, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.

Brandin Cooks - Back at practice

Cooks (illness) was present for Wednesday's practice, Brooks Kubena of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Brandin Cooks - Not activated by Texans

The Texans didn't activate Cooks (illness) from the reserve/COVID-19 list ahead of Sunday's game against the Chargers, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

Brandin Cooks - Placed on COVID list

Cooks (illness) has been placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list.

Brandin Cooks - Stellar showing in win

Cooks brought in seven of 10 targets for 102 yards and two touchdowns in the Texans' 30-16 win over the Jaguars on Sunday.

Brandin Cooks - Triple-digit yardage total in loss

Cooks (back) caught eight of 11 targets for 101 yards in Sunday's 33-13 loss to Seattle.

Brandin Cooks - Suits up Sunday

Cooks (back) is listed as active for Sunday's game against the Seahawks.

Brandin Cooks - Added to injury report Friday

Cooks is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Seahawks after being limited at practice Friday due to a back issue, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.

Brandin Cooks - Catches three passes

Cooks caught three of six targets for 38 yards and rushed once for 16 yards in Sunday's 31-0 loss to the Colts.

Brandin Cooks - Suits up Sunday

Cooks (illness) listed as active for Sunday's game against the Colts.

Brandin Cooks - Expected to play

Cooks (illness) is expected to play Sunday against the Colts, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Brandin Cooks - Gets questionable tag for Week 13

Cooks (illness) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Colts.

Brandin Cooks - Back at practice

Cooks (illness) returned to practice Friday, Brooks Kubena of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Brandin Cooks - Doesn't practice Thursday

Cooks (illness) didn't practice Thursday, NFL reporter Aaron Wilson reports.

Brandin Cooks - Bothered by illness

Cooks is dealing with an illness and wouldn't have participated Wednesday if the Texans had practiced.

Brandin Cooks - Can't produce against Titans

Cooks recorded two receptions on three targets for 18 yards in Sunday's 22-13 win over the Titans.

Brandin Cooks - Six grabs in loss

Cooks secured six of 13 targets for 56 yards in the Texans' 17-9 loss to the Dolphins on Sunday.

Brandin Cooks - Productive against former team

Cooks recorded six receptions for 83 yards and one touchdown on six targets against the Rams on Sunday.

Week 18 Game Hub: TEN-HOU

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 18's Titans-Texans matchup.

Top Week 18 DFS Values

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Week 17 Advanced Matchups

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Scheme breakdown, DFS salary analysis, ATS picks, and in-depth matchup analysis for every game.

Week 17 Game Hub: HOU-SF

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 17's Texans-49ers matchup.

Week 17 Start/Sit

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The Market Report: Week 17

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Burrow, Dak, AJB up; JRob, Thielen, Lamar down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Week 16 Game Hub: LAC-HOU

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 16's Chargers-Texans matchup.

The Market Report: Week 16

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J-Rob, Cooks, Deebo up; Ekeler, Jeudy, down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Week 15 Game Hub: HOU-JAX

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 15's Texans-Jaguars matchup.

Week 15 Advanced Matchups

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Scheme breakdown, DFS salary analysis, ATS picks, and in-depth matchup analysis for every game.

Week 14 Game Hub: SEA-HOU

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 14's Seahawks-Texans matchup.

Week 14 Start/Sit

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If you're facing tough lineup decisions, here are some notable start/sit suggestions for leagues of all sizes.

The Market Report: Week 14

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Kyler, Javonte, Nuk up; Lamar, Saquon, down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Week 13 Game Hub: IND-HOU

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 13's Colts-Texans matchup.

Week 12 Advanced Matchups

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Scheme breakdown, DFS salary analysis, ATS picks, and in-depth matchup analysis for every game.

Week 12 Game Hub: NYJ-HOU

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 12's Jets-Texans matchup.

Top Week 12 DFS Values

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Week 12 Start/Sit

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Week 11 Game Hub: HOU-TEN

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 11's Texans-Titans matchup.

Week 11 Advanced Matchups

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Scheme breakdown, DFS salary analysis, ATS picks, and in-depth matchup analysis for every game.

Week 11 Start/Sit

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If you're facing tough lineup decisions, here are some notable start/sit suggestions for leagues of all sizes.

DFS Early Look: Week 11

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A look ahead at slate, salaries, and players for Week 11 DFS on FanDuel. and DraftKings

Barfield's Best Bets: Week 9

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Game picks, player props, and analysis that Graham Barfield is betting on for Week 9 games.

Week 9 Game Hub: HOU-MIA

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 9's Texans-Dolphins matchup.

Week 9 Advanced Matchups

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Scheme breakdown, DFS salary analysis, ATS picks, and in-depth matchup analysis for every game.

The Market Report: Week 9

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AJB, Pittman, Jeudy up; Herbert, Ridley, OBJ down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Week 8 Game Hub: LAR-HOU

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 8's Rams-Texans matchup.

Week 8 Advanced Matchups

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Scheme breakdown, DFS salary analysis, ATS picks, and in-depth matchup analysis for every game.

Week 8 Players to Trade/Trade For

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Detailed list and breakdown of guys to acquire via a trade, and guys to put on the block.

Barfield's Best Bets: Week 7

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Game picks, player props, and analysis that Graham Barfield is betting on for Week 7 games.

Week 7 Game Hub: HOU-ARI

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 7's Texans-Cardinals matchup.

Week 7 Start/Sit

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DFS Early Look: Week 7

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A look ahead at slate, salaries, and players for Week 7 DFS on FanDuel. and DraftKings

Week 6 Game Hub: HOU-IND

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 6's Texans-Colts matchup.

Week 6 Start/Sit

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Week 5 Game Hub: NE-HOU

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 5's Patriots-Texans matchup.

Week 4 Game Hub: Hou-Buf

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 4's Texans-Bills matchup.

Week 4 Start/Sit

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Week 4 Advanced Matchups

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Scheme breakdown, DFS salary analysis, ATS picks, and in-depth matchup analysis for every game.

DFS Early Look: Week 4

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A look ahead at slate, salaries, and players for Week 4 DFS on FanDuel. and DraftKings

Week 3 TNF Advanced Matchups

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Scheme breakdown, DFS salary analysis, ATS picks, and in-depth matchup analysis for TNF.

Week 3 Start/Sit

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Week 3 Game Hub: Car-Hou

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 3's Panthers-Texans TNF matchup.

Week 3 Players to Trade/Trade For

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Detailed list and breakdown of guys to acquire via a trade, and guys to put on the block.

The Market Report: Week 3

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Kupp, Kyler, Lamar up; Jacobs, Zeke, CEH down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Week 2 Game Hub: Hou-Cle

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 2's Texans-Browns matchup.

Week 2 Start/Sit

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The Market Report: Week 2

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Mixon, Dak, Hurts up; RoJo, OBJ, Aiyuk down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Week 1 Advanced Matchups

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Scheme breakdown, DFS salary analysis, ATS picks, and in-depth matchup analysis for every game.

Week 1 Game Hub: JAX-HOU

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 1's Jaguars-Texans matchup.

Scott Barrett's My Guys: 2021

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Scott Barrett dives into his favorite fantasy players for 2021 at each position, with stats to back it up and analysis to expand.

Week 17 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, injuries, and comments for every team ahead of Week 17 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.

Week 17 Start/Sit

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Week 17 Advanced DFS Matchups

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Week 16 Advanced DFS Matchups

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Formerly CB/WR matchups, Wes Huber breaks down matchups to target and avoid at each position for DFS.

Week 15 Injury Report

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Dr. Edwin Porras preview notable injuries ahead of Week 15 action and checks in on other return-to-play statuses.

Scott Barrett's Week 15 DFS Breakdown

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A position-by-position rundown of Scott Barrett's favorite plays for Week 15 DFS, including stats, ownership, and more.

Week 15 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, stats, and comments for every team ahead of Week 15 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.

Week 15 Advanced DFS Matchups

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Formerly CB/WR matchups, Wes Huber breaks down matchups to target and avoid at each position for DFS.

Week 14 Injury Report

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Dr. Edwin Porras preview notable injuries ahead of Week 14 action and checks in on other return-to-play statuses.

Week 14 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, stats, and comments for every team ahead of Week 14 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.

Week 14 Advanced DFS Matchups

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Formerly CB/WR matchups, Wes Huber breaks down matchups to target and avoid at each position for DFS.

The Market Report: Week 14

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JT, Davis, Waller up; Kyler, Sanders, Jeudy down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Week 13 Player Props

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John Hansen's favorite player props with detailed analysis for Week 13 Sunday action.

Scott Barrett's Week 13 DFS Breakdown

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A position-by-position rundown of Scott Barrett's favorite plays for Week 13 DFS, including stats, ownership, and more.

Johnny's Cash Game Plays: Week 13

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John Hansen chooses his favorite DFS cash game plays by position for Week 13, along with sample lineup construction from his picks.

Top Week 13 DFS Values

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Week 13 Start/Sit

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Week 13 Advanced DFS Matchups

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Week 12 Start/Sit

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Week 11 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, stats, and comments for every team ahead of Week 11 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.

The XFP Report: Week 11

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Comparing fantasy finishes with expected fantasy finishes for sell-high targets and undervalued DFS plays for Week 11.

Scott Barrett's Week 10 DFS Breakdown

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A position-by-position rundown of Scott Barrett's favorite plays for Week 10 DFS, including stats, ownership, and more.

Week 10 Start/Sit

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The XFP Report: Week 10

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Comparing fantasy finishes with expected fantasy finishes for sell-high targets and undervalued DFS plays for Week 10.

Week 9 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, stats, and comments for every team ahead of Week 9 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.

Week 9 Start/Sit

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Week 9 Advanced DFS Matchups

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Scott Barrett's Week 7 DFS Breakdown

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A position-by-position rundown of Scott Barrett's favorite plays for Week 7 DFS, including stats, ownership, and more.

Week 7 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, stats, and comments for every team ahead of Week 7 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.

Week 7 Start/Sit

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Week 7 Waiver Wire

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The staff lists their favorite waiver wire pickups for the week, organized by position and estimated availability.

The XFP Report: Week 7

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Comparing fantasy finishes with expected fantasy finishes for sell-high targets and undervalued DFS plays for Week 7.

Week 6 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, stats, and comments for every team ahead of Week 6 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.

Week 6 Waiver Wire

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The staff lists their favorite waiver wire pickups by the week, organized by position and estimated availability.

Week 5 DFS WR/CB Matchups

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A look at both beneficial and dangerous WR/CB matchups to help with start/sit and DFS lineup positions.
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The Market Report: Week 5

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Hunt, Mixon, OBJ up; Drake, AJG, Fant down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Scott Barrett's Week 4 DFS Breakdown

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A position-by-position rundown of Scott Barrett's favorite plays for Week 4 DFS, including stats, ownership, and more.

Top Week 4 DFS Values

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Week 4 Waiver Wire

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The staff lists their favorite waiver wire pickups of the week, organized by position and estimated availability.

Week 3 Injury Report

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Keeping tabs on notable injuries that affect game-time decisions, performance expectations, and start/sit decisions.

Week 3 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, stats, and comments for every team ahead of Week 3 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.

Week 3 Waiver Wire

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The staff lists their favorite waiver wire pickups by the week, organized by position and estimated availability.

Week 3 Start/Sit

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Week 3 DFS WR/CB Matchups

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Week 2 Injury Report

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Dr. Edwin Porras breaks down notable injuries heading into Week 2, and updates throughout the week.

Week 2 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, stats, and comments for every team ahead of Week 2 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.

Week 1 Injury Report

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Dr. Edwin Porras breaks down notable injuries heading into Week 1, and updates throughout the week.

Week 1 TNF Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, and player comments ahead of Thursday nights Texans-Chiefs Week 1 matchup.
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96 Stats

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Countless days of research, social media scavenging, & a headache worth of numbers, here is the ultimate stat breakdown for 2020.

Best-Ball Notebook: Wide Receivers

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A breakdown of Graham Barfield's WR targets, ADP analysis, and strategy for best-ball drafts.

Top-150 vs Yahoo! and ESPN

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A look at notable top-150 players in Fantasy Points' rankings against Yahoo! and ESPN's rankings.

Injury Profile: Marquise Brown

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Dr. Edwin Porras looks at Hollywood Brown's 2019 season and his return from a Lisfranc injury.

Injury Volatility: Wide Receivers

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Dr. Edwin Porras looks at injury volatility among current WRs and ranks them in tiers.
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Off-Season Tracker: WR

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Tracking trades and acquisitions in free agency across the league at the Wide Receiver position.