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Tagged: Brandin Cooks (49 Results)


Texans WR Cooks not interested in rebuild

If Houston Texans wide receiver BRANDIN COOKS is on your fantasy bench or your early 2023 draft board, you may want to monitor his situation closely this offseason. Cooks voiced hisMore displeasure earlier this season when he was not dealt prior to the trade deadline and on Tuesday he said that he did not want to “be a part of a rebuild” with the Texans. Houston finished the season with a 3-13-1 record and certainly appears to be in rebuilding mode. The 29-year-old Cooks signed a two-year contract extension with Houston before the season. Less



Frustrated Texans WR Cooks returns to team

Houston Texans wide receiver BRANDIN COOKS is back with the team, returning after missing last Thursday’s game and subsequent practice sessions. Cooks returned to practice on Thursday and is expected toMore play this Sunday against the New York Giants. Cooks admitted that he was frustrated that he was not traded prior to the November 1st trade deadline, adding that he wants to win…something the Texans are not, and have not, been doing. Less

Source: NBC Sports


Texans WR Cooks misses another practice, questionable for TNF

Disgruntled Houston Texans wide receiver BRANDIN COOKS took a second consecutive day off from practice on Wednesday, leaving his status for tonight’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles in doubt. The TexansMore have officially listed Cooks as questionable for tonight’s game. Cooks missed practice for what was described as personal reasons. In case fantasy owners missed it, Cooks was unhappy after Tuesday’s trade deadline came and went and he remained in Houston. Less

Source: NBC Sports


Trade deadline comes and goes, WR Cooks still a Texan

Houston Texans wide receiver BRANDIN COOKS was the subject of trade talks in recent weeks, but Tuesday’s trade deadline came and went without the veteran wideout being dealt. A cryptic tweetMore posted shortly after the deadline passed seemed to indicate that Cooks was not pleased with the situation. Had Cooks been traded, it would have been for a record-tying fourth time in his career. The 29-year-old wideout has remarkably posted a 1,000-yard season for each team he’s played for. Less


Fantasy News: Drafts vs. Auctions

I like auctions more than drafts. You have more control over your roster, and I like giving everyone a fair shot at the elite players. Especially with guys like Jonathan Taylor and Cooper Kupp, I would rather have them assigned to the teams willing to pay the most, rather than those who happening to hold the early draft slots.  more »



Texans agree to contract extension with WR Cooks

The Houston Texans agreed to a two-year contract extension with wide receiver BRANDIN COOKS that will keep him in town for the upcoming season and beyond. The agreement comes just daysMore after talk emerged that Cooks could be traded. Instead, the 28-year-old Cooks remains with the Texans heading into the 2022 season. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Factoid: Target hogs

There are four wide receivers who caught twice as many passes last year as anyone else on their own team. Cooper Kupp and Davante Adams, most notably, but also Michael Pittman and Brandin Cooks.   more »



Surprise duo leads Texans vs. Chargers

Fantasy owners willing to roll the dice with Houston Texans quarterback DAVIS MILLS and running back REX BURKHEAD were handsomely rewarded in Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Chargers. Mills threwMore for 2 touchdowns despite his favorite wide receiver, BRANDIN COOKS, missing the game on the Covid-19 Reserve list. Meanwhile, Burkhead finished with a career-high 149 rushing yards while also tying his career high with 2 rushing touchdowns. Less

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Texans QB Mills outplays Jaguars QB Lawrence in battle of rookie signal callers

Jacksonville quarterback TREVOR LAWRENCE was the top pick in the 2021 NFL draft, with Houston quarterback DAVIS MILLS being selected two rounds and 66 picks later. None of that mattered onMore Sunday, as Mills outplayed Lawrence in both fantasy football and the real version. Mills threw 2 touchdown passes to wide receiver BRANDIN COOKS while Lawrence didn’t throw touchdowns to anyone. Less

Source: Team Blog

Podcast: September 23 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff review Week 2 of the NFL regular season and look ahead to tonight's Panthers-Texans matchup. Sponsored by RealTime Fantasy Sports (  more »


Factoid: Houston Texans

The Texans look like they’re going to be pretty god-awful – the worst team in the league. And that makes it look pretty likely that there shouldn’t be much of value on that roster to pick from.  more »


Mailbag: October 9, 2020

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition. Is now the perfect time to trade DeVante Parker? David Johnson's underused pass-catching skills. Is Matt Ryan cooked? Brandin Cooks worries, and more. more »



Texans WR Cooks questionable for season opener

Houston Texans wide receiver BRANDIN COOKS is officially listed as questionable for tonight’s kickoff game against Kansas City due to a quadriceps injury. Cooks was a limited participant in practice onMore Monday and did not participate on Tuesday before returning in a limited capacity on Wednesday. With DEANDRE HOPKINS no longer in town, Cooks is expected to have a significant role for the Texans this season. Less



Texans offense to spread the wealth in 2020

With the Houston Texans having traded star wide receiver DEANDRE HOPKINS to the Arizona Cardinals during the offseason, the team’s offense is expected to look different in 2020. New wideout BRANDINMore COOKS said recently that the Texans will be able to spread the wealth among a talented group of wideouts this season, as opposed to relying on one receiver (as the team has done for years with Hopkins). Less



McVay sees WR Reynolds as capable starter

The Los Angeles Rams traded wide receiver BRANDIN COOKS earlier this month, but head coach Sean McVay does not seem concerned about his receiving corps. McVay said on Tuesday that fellowMore wide receiver JOSH REYNOLDS is a capable starting receiver, adding that the trade was “a big vote of confidence” for him. With Cooks gone, tight end GERALD EVERETT could also see more offensive opportunities heading into the 2020 season. Less

Source: NBC Sports

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