Brandin Cooks

Wide Receiver
 / Houston Texans
 / Texans

Player Stats

Touchdowns TD Receiving Yards Yd Receptions Rec Targets Tar
3 699 57 93

Player News

Brandin Cooks Finds End Zone In Week 16
Houston Texans wide receiver Brandin Cooks caught Houston's only passing score of the day in Saturday's win over the Tennessee Titans, finishing with four catches for 34 yards. The veteran wideout hadn't played since Week 12 due to a calf injury and some theorized he wouldn't play again this season, but he ended up being Houston's most targeted player in Week 16, with the ball coming his way nine times, No other player saw more than four targets. If Cooks plays next week, he'll have some deep ... [Read More]
Brandin Cooks Catches Five Passes Against Miami
Houston Texans wide receiver Brandin Cooks was quiet in the first half but ended up posting a solid stat line in Sunday's loss to Miami, catching all five of his targets for 59 yards. Considering how bad Houston's offense looked early in this one, it's a decent showing for Cooks, who should be viewed as a WR4 play going forward. He's not living up to his preseason hype, but he's still worth a roster spot in most formats. [Read More]
Brandin Cooks Leads Team In Receiving Yards In Week 11 Loss
Houston Texans wide receiver Brandin Cooks caught a team-high 70 yards in Sunday's loss to the Washington Commanders, but his low volume continues to be a concern. Cooks had just three receptions, and he now hasn't had more than four catches in a game since Week 4. Going forward, Cooks is a risky WR3/4 play due to his diminishing role in an offense that doesn't produce a ton of yardage. [Read More]
Brandin Cooks Quiet In His Return
After missing last week's game for personal reasons, Houston Texans wide receiver Brandin Cooks returned in Week 10 against the Giants to middling results. He had a touchdown wiped away by penalty, but otherwise didn't do much, catching four of his seven targets for 37 yards. He also had five rushing yards. Cooks definitely doesn't look like Houston's No. 1 receiver at this point, making him borderline unplayable in shallow leagues and a dart throw in deep leagues. [Read More]
Should I Drop Brandin Cooks? Fantasy Football Outlook
Brandin Cooks entered his ninth season with high expectations. Cooks and second-year quarterback Davis Mills were expected to lean on each other heavily with the lack of talent within the Houston Texans' offense. Midway through the season, the former Oregon State Beaver is the WR44 on the year, averaging 10.5 PPG.Amid frustrations with the Texans' organization and performance thus far this year, Cooks was held out of Houston's Week 9 matchup with the Philadelphia Eagles. The veteran playmaker's ... [Read More]