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Tight End, New Orleans Saints

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Draft: 2009 Round 3 (25)
College: South Carolina
Ht: 6’5”  Wt: 248 DOB: 1987-04-07 Age: 33

Season Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  Receiving Fantasy
Season Team G Target Rec Yard Avg TD FPts FPts/G
2009 TEN 14 15 9 74 8.2 0 7.4 0.5
2010 TEN 16 45 29 361 12.4 1 42.1 2.6
2011 TEN 16 81 49 759 15.5 3 93.9 5.9
2012 TEN 13 72 44 523 11.9 4 76.3 5.9
2013 STL 16 83 51 671 13.2 5 97.1 6.1
2014 STL 16 98 52 634 12.2 3 81.4 5.1
2015 STL 16 75 39 481 12.3 0 48.1 3.0
2016 GB 10 51 30 377 12.6 1 43.7 4.4
2017 LV 16 86 54 687 12.7 2 80.7 5.0
2018 LV 16 101 68 896 13.2 6 125.6 7.9
2019 NO 14 65 43 705 16.4 9 124.5 8.9
2020 NO 10 37 22 285 13.0 4 52.5 5.3
2020 (Projected) NO     50 628 12.6 5 92.8  

2020 Outlook
Depth Chart
Cook is another 33-year-old with a long and successful career under his belt. He entered the league as a physical freak, with incredible speed, power, and quickness. That profile has been accurate, as he has been difficult to stop wherever he's been. Many thought his career was over a few years ago; in 2016 with the Packers, he only had 30 receptions and struggled to stay healthy. But he saw a resurgence with the Raiders, notching 101 receptions in 2018.

2019 was his first year with the Saints, and they struggled to involve him in the passing game. Much of that has to do with the fact that the Saints have several better options. But despite only 65 targets, Cook produced nicely - finishing with 43 receptions for 705 yards and 9 touchdowns. That equated to a 16.4 yards-per-reception mark, a ludicrous number for a tight end. When he did catch the ball, he often was catching a long touchdown or was wide open and could show off his still-intact speed.

Cook figures to get even fewer targets this season with Sanders in town, and it is likely his touchdown percentage will regress. This makes Cook a very risky fantasy option in 2020 leagues. The upside is clearly there, but because he has to score often to reach that upside, it is best to avoid Cook unless he falls into the later rounds.

Fan. Tm. Player
TE1TE1 Jared Cook
TE2TE2 Adam Trautman
TE3TE3 Josh Hill
TE4TE4 Garrett Griffin
TE5TE5 Cole Wick
Saints Depth Chart
News From The Past 90 Days
Injury Michael Thomas, Marquez Callaway Out for Week 8
Thomas limited in practice this week
By: Mike Krueger | Fri Oct 30, 3:58 pm

New Orleans
The Saints have officially ruled out WRs Michael Thomas and Marquez Callaway for Sunday at Chicago. And WR Emmanuel Sanders remains on the reserve-COVID list. So expect a heavy dose of Alvin Kamara, Jared Cook, Tre’Quan Smith and Deonte Harris in the passing game. (Mike Triplett on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: The frustration for Thomas owners continues. Thomas got in some limited work this week but won't be on the field this Sunday due to his hamstring injury. With Callaway (ankle) and Sanders (COVID) also out, it will be Tre'Quan Smith and Deonte Harris doing most the damage from the wide receiver spot. Both are sketch flex options given Kamara and TE Jared Cook should be the top two options in the offense against the Bears.


Injury Emmanuel Sanders placed on reserve-COVID list
Out for Week 7
By: Mike Krueger | Fri Oct 23, 2:45 pm

New Orleans
Saints are placing WR Emmanuel Sanders on reserve-COVID list, meaning he will be out for Sunday’s game vs. Panthers, per source. Issue is he practiced Thursday and now must quarantine. (Adam Schefter on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: With Michael Thomas looking doubtful after suffering a hamstring injury and missing practice Thursday and Friday, the Saints will be focused on Alvin Kamara, Jared Cook and Tre'Quan Smith on offense against the Panthers.


Injury Jared Cook expected to play Monday night
Groin injury
By: Mike Krueger | Mon Oct 12, 9:36 am

New Orleans
The #Saints won’t have star WR Michael Thomas (team discipline) tonight. But TE Jared Cook (groin) and DT Sheldon Rankins (thumb) -- both listed as questionable -- are expected to play against the #Chargers, per sources. (Tom Pelissero on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Cook missed Week 4 with a groin injury and was limited in practice this week. With Thomas out, Cook has viable paths to being a TE1 this week.


Michael Thomas to sit Monday night
Team discipline after altercation with teammate
By: Mike Krueger | Sun Oct 11, 4:21 pm

New Orleans
Saints’ WR Michael Thomas had an altercation with a teammate at practice this weekend, per league sources. Saints now disciplining Thomas by sitting him Monday night, when he was being listed as questionable with an ankle injury. (Adam Schefter on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Thomas was listed as Questionable with an ankle injury but will now sit after getting into it with a teammate. Tre'Quan Smith and Emmanuel Sanders will continue to operate as the top wide receivers for Drew Brees. There's a chance tight end Jared Cook (groin) will return.


Injury Michael Thomas listed as Questionable
WR/KR Deonte Harris ruled out
By: Mike Krueger | Sat Oct 10, 5:00 pm

New Orleans
It looks like there is a good chance Saints WR Michael Thomas will play since he has practiced for two weeks and got upgraded to questionable this week. But for fantasy purposes it’s always smart to have a just-in-case backup option ready since the Saints don’t play until Monday. (Mike Triplett on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Since the Saints play Monday night, some fantasy owners will have to make a call on Sunday whether or not to have Thomas is their lineup. TE Jared Cook is also listed as Questionable. The Saints have a bye in Week 6.


Injury Michael Thomas, Cook out for the Saints
Thomas limited in practice Friday
By: Mike Krueger | Fri Oct 2, 5:00 pm

New Orleans
Wow. Saints WR Michael Thomas ruled out for Sunday as they decide to practice caution with his ankle injury - along with five other starters ruled out: CB Marshon Lattimore, CB Janoris Jenkins, DE Marcus Davenport, TE Jared Cook and G Andrus Peat. (Mike Triplett on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: The amount of high-profile skill position players that have missed time over the first three weeks is astounding. Without Thomas and Cook, it should be the Alvin Kamara show once again for the Saints. Tre'Quan Smith and Emmanuel Sanders will be the wideout options for the Saints. Both are Flex candidates.


Injury Michael Thomas may miss several weeks
Ankle injury
By: Mike Krueger | Tue Sep 15, 6:41 pm

New Orleans
#Saints star WR Michael Thomas' high-ankle injury is worse than originally believed, and he’s now expected to miss several weeks, sources tell me and @RapSheet. Thomas is as tough as they come and surely will try to defy that timeline. But it'll be a battle. (Tom Pelissero on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Thomas is a fantasy stud that can't be replaced. It won't be surprising if the team puts Thomas on the three-week injured reserved. Without Thomas, Tre'Quan Smith could see some increased playing time but targets typically headed to Thomas will likey be spread around to Kamara, Emmanuel Sanders and Jared Cook.



2020 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  Receiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Target Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 TB W 34-23 7 5 80 16.0 0 8.0
2 at LV L 24-34 5 2 13 6.5 1 7.3
3 GB L 30-37 3 2 21 10.5 0 2.1
5 LAC W 30-27 3 2 52 26.0 1 11.2
7 CAR W 27-24 4 3 32 10.7 1 9.2
8 at CHI W 26-23 7 5 51 10.2 1 11.1
9 at TB W 38-3 3 2 30 15.0 0 3.0
10 SF W 27-13 2 0 0 - 0 0.0
11 ATL W 24-9 1 1 6 6.0 0 0.6
12 at DEN W 31-3 2 0 0 - 0 0.0

2019 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  Receiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Target Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 HOU W 30-28 3 2 37 18.5 0 3.7
2 at LAR L 9-27 7 2 25 12.5 0 2.5
3 at SEA W 33-27 2 1 7 7.0 0 0.7
4 DAL W 12-10 6 3 21 7.0 0 2.1
5 TB W 31-24 6 4 41 10.3 1 10.1
6 at JAC W 13-6 3 3 37 12.3 1 9.7
10 ATL L 9-26 10 6 74 12.3 0 7.4
11 at TB W 34-17 2 2 33 16.5 1 9.3
12 CAR W 34-31 8 6 99 16.5 1 15.9
13 at ATL W 26-18 6 3 85 28.3 0 8.5
14 SF L 46-48 2 2 64 32.0 2 18.4
15 IND W 34-7 4 4 54 13.5 0 5.4
16 at TEN W 38-28 4 3 84 28.0 2 20.4
17 at CAR W 42-10 2 2 44 22.0 1 10.4
WC MIN L 20-26 5 5 54 10.8 0 5.4
WC = Wild-Card

2018 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  Receiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Target Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 LAR L 13-33 12 9 180 20.0 0 18.0
2 at DEN L 19-20 4 4 49 12.3 0 4.9
3 at MIA L 20-28 6 5 31 6.2 0 3.1
4 CLE W 45-42 13 8 110 13.8 2 23.0
5 at LAC L 10-26 6 4 20 5.0 0 2.0
6 SEA L 3-27 2 2 10 5.0 0 1.0
8 IND L 28-42 5 4 74 18.5 1 13.4
9 at SF L 3-34 2 2 20 10.0 0 2.0
10 LAC L 6-20 9 4 52 13.0 0 5.2
11 at ARI W 23-21 6 3 31 10.3 1 9.1
12 at BAL L 17-34 5 2 32 16.0 1 9.2
13 KC L 33-40 8 7 100 14.3 1 16.0
14 PIT W 24-21 10 7 116 16.6 0 11.6
15 at CIN L 16-30 5 2 23 11.5 0 2.3
16 DEN W 27-14 3 2 20 10.0 0 2.0
17 at KC L 3-35 5 3 28 9.3 0 2.8

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