New Orleans Saints
  • 5'10"
  • 189
  • 23
  • 3 years
  • Oregon State
  • 2014 R1 O, None

Historical Stats

Year Team Gms Plays Targets Catch Catch Yards YPC Catch TDs Car Rush Yards Rush TDs Fum Total Yards Total TDs 50+ Yd TDs 100+ Yard Gms 1+ TD Gms
2014 NO 10 76 69 53 550 10.4 3 7 73 1 0 623 4 0 0 3
2015 NO 16 137 129 84 1138 13.5 9 8 18 0 0 1156 9 0 5 7
  Avg 10 80 75 51 637 12.9 5 6 36 0 0 673 5 0 2 4

Season To Date Statistics

Year Team Gms Plays Targets Catch Catch Yards YPC Catch TDs Car Rush Yards Rush TDs Fum Total Yards Total TDs 50+ Yd TDs 100+ Yard Gms 1+ TD Gms
2016 NO 3 28 26 15 224 14.9 2 2 17 0 0 241 2 0 1 1

Recent Player News

  • Posted: 9/26/2016 9:48pm ET

    New Orleans Saints WR Brandin Cooks was targeted eight times in the Week 3 game against the Atlanta Falcons Monday, Sept. 26, but he posted just two receptions for 13 yards. He also carried once for six yards.

    Huddle Up: It was a disappointing fantasy performance for Cooks considering there were a total of 77 points scored in the game. Cooks remains a must-start in all fantasy leagues until this kind of performance becomes a regularity. It won't.

  • Posted: 9/11/2016 6:39pm ET

    New Orleans Saints WR Brandin Cooks posted six receptions for 143 yards and two touchdowns in Week 1 against the Oakland Raiders. The highlight of the game was a 98-yard score in the second half. He was targeted nine times.

    Huddle Up: Cooks and Willie Snead each had huge stat lines against a very giving Raiders pass defense, and he'll face another favorable matchup in Week 2 at N.Y. Giants. He is a bona fide WR1 in all fantasy formats going forward.

  • Posted: 7/13/2016 10:44am ET

    New Orleans Saints WR Brandin Cooks managed 1,138 receiving yards last season, and beat writer Nick Underhill sets the floor at 1,200 yards heading into 2016, with Cooks possibly flirting with 1,500 yards if he can stay healthy and post a few big games.

    Huddle Up: Those seem like reasonable--and fantasy-friendly--projections for Cooks, but keep in mind that in the Drew Brees era New Orleans has spread the ball around enough to keep their WR1 below the level of elite fantasy wideouts.

  • Posted: 6/3/2016 11:06am ET

    New Orleans Saints WR Brandin Cooks (undisclosed) worked off to the side with trainers during practice Thursday, June 2.

    Huddle Up: Too early to worry about Cooks missing time; if he's still sitting out in August, then you can start waving the red flags.

  • Posted: 5/27/2016 10:50am ET

    New Orleans Saints rookie WR Michael Thomas practiced with the first-team offense during organized team activities Thursday, May 26, with WR Brandin Cooks (undisclosed) missing practice.

    Huddle Up: You would hope that even if Cooks were available Thomas would be running with the first team in the role vacated by Marques Colston. Fantasy owners can hope that Thomas is simply taking advantage of the opportunity to learn all of the different receiver positions in the Saints offense and that he won't be bumped to the back burner once Cooks returns.

  • Posted: 5/26/2016 3:01pm ET

    New Orleans Saints WR Brandin Cooks (undisclosed) is out of practice Thursday, May 26, and working on the side with trainers.

    Huddle Up: The Saints are notoriously hush-hush with injuries, but it doesn't sound too alarming if Cooks is at least still getting in some work on the side. Stay tuned ...

  • Posted: 12/11/2015 4:28pm ET

    Updating an earlier report, New Orleans Saints WR Brandin Cooks (dizziness) apparently did not have a concussion, and he has been cleared to play Sunday, Dec. 13, according to head coach Sean Payton. Cooks experienced dizziness Wednesday, Dec. 9, but he has cleared the concussion protocol.

    Huddle Up: It's Sean Payton and the Saints, so the unclear injury report was far from a surprise. Meanwhile, Cooks owners can breathe a sigh of relief and keep the WR locked into their postseason lineups.

  • Posted: 12/10/2015 7:24pm ET

    New Orleans Saints WR Brandin Cooks missed practice Thursday, Dec. 10, due to a concussion. It is not yet known when the concussion took place but it makes him doubtful for Sunday, Dec. 13, versus the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

    Huddle Up: Yikes -- tough break and tough timing for the Saints' leading receiver and his fantasy owners. See if there's any better news Friday, but start making plans to be without him Sunday.

2016 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 OAK 9 6 143 2
2 @NYG 9 7 68 0
3 ATL 8 2 13 0

2015 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 @ARI 8 4 49 0
2 TB 7 5 62 0
3 @CAR 8 7 79 0
4 DAL 8 4 25 0
5 @PHI 9 5 107 1
6 ATL 5 4 41 0
7 @IND 13 6 81 0
8 NYG 8 6 88 2
9 TEN 6 4 71 1
10 @WAS 8 5 98 2
12 @HOU 8 5 35 0
13 CAR 10 6 104 1
14 @TB 5 3 29 0
15 DET 13 10 124 1
16 JAC 7 5 123 1
17 @ATL 6 5 22 0

2014 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 @ATL 8 7 77 1
2 @CLE 6 3 17 0
3 MIN 10 8 74 0
4 @DAL 6 5 31 0
5 TB 11 9 56 0
7 @DET 3 2 23 0
8 GB 7 6 94 1
9 @CAR 3 3 38 0
10 SF 8 5 90 1
11 CIN 7 5 50 0

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