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DAL
TB
31
14
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23
41
LAC
JAX
30
31
MIA
BUF
31
34
NYG
MIN
31
24
BAL
CIN
17
24

Brandin Cooks or Irv Smith

Who Should I Start? - Week 4 • Start New
Brandin Cooks

Brandin Cooks

WRHouston Texans HOU
Irv Smith

Irv Smith

TEMinnesota Vikings MIN
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πŸ”“ EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Cooks over Smith

 
 
 
 
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Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News Brandin Cooks
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πŸ”“ EXPERT ANALYSIS

Owners starting Smith over Cooks

 
 
 
 
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Includes Detailed Projections

Latest News Irv Smith
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Performance Brandin Cooks
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REC YDS AVG LONG TD
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Season stats based on the past 7 days

REC YDS AVG LONG TD
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Season stats based on the past 14 days
Performance Irv Smith
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Next Up Redzone Touches
Redzone Touches Brandin Cooks
REDZONE
WK OPP ATT TAR REC
1 IND πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
2 @DEN πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
3 @CHI πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
4 LAC πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
5 @JAC πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
7 BYE πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
8 @LV πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
9 TEN πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
10 PHI πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
11 @NYG πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
12 WAS πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
13 @MIA πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
14 CLE πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
15 @DAL πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
16 KC πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
17 @TEN πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
18 JAC πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“

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Redzone Touches Irv Smith
REDZONE
WK OPP ATT TAR REC
1 GB πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
2 @PHI πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
3 DET πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
4 @NO πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
5 CHI πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
6 @MIA πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
8 BYE πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
18 ARI πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“
19 @WAS πŸ”“ πŸ”“ πŸ”“

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Next Up Own/Start Comparison
OWN/START Brandin Cooks
OWN
71%
-0.68 compared to last week
START
25%
-2.3 compared to last week
OWN/START Irv Smith
OWN
15%
+1.75 compared to last week
START
 
2%
+1.13 compared to last week
Next Up Consensus Rankings
Expert Consensus Brandin Cooks
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Expert Consensus Irv Smith
Not Ranked
Average Ranking of Fantasy Experts
Next Up Player Breakdowns
Breakdown Brandin Cooks

    Overview

  • Experts don't even rank him among WR's. Either he is on a bye week or is just plain bad. Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 50th with 88.60 total points (5.21 avg).
  • Currently 156.68 points behind the leader: Justin Jefferson
  • Average points in the past two weeks have dipped quite a bit at 5.2.
  • Receiving Stats

  • Top 50 in receptions and is currently ranked 46th among WR.
  • Top 50 in targets and is currently ranked 41st among WR.
  • Top 50 in reception yards with 699 and 12.26 YPC and is currently ranked 46th among WR.
  • Top 75 in Rec TDs with 3, though that isn't saying much, and is currently ranked 62nd among WR.
  • Rushing Stats

  • Top 75 in rush yards with 7 (0.41 per game), though that isn't saying much, and is currently ranked 69th among WR.
  • He is top 100 in rush tds with 0 (0.00 per game), though that isn't saying much, and is currently ranked 100th among WR.
  • Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 14 more games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: Receptions: +34, Rec Yards: +377 Rec TDs: +2,
  • Unfortunately two players have the same exact name and his rating may not be entirely accurate at this point. We are working on fixing situations like this!
  • Season Outlook

  • REC: 89, REC YDS: 1071, REC TDS: 5
Breakdown Irv Smith

    Overview

  • Experts don't even rank him among TE's. Either he is on a bye week or is just plain bad. Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 41st with 36.50 total points (4.06 avg).
  • Currently 205.4 points behind the leader: Travis Kelce
  • Decline in numbers lately by 4.1 PPG.
  • Receiving Stats

  • Top 50 in receptions and is currently ranked 41st among TE.
  • Top 50 in targets and is currently ranked 41st among TE.
  • Top 35 in red zone targets and is currently ranked 29th among TE.
  • Top 50 in reception yards with 185 and 7.12 YPC and is currently ranked 48th among TE.
  • Top 35 in Rec TDs with 3 and is currently ranked 32nd among TE.
  • Bonus Qualities

  • Played in 9 more games this year than last year.
  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: Receptions: +26, Rec Yards: +185 Rec TDs: +3,
  • Unfortunately two players have the same exact name and his rating may not be entirely accurate at this point. We are working on fixing situations like this!
  • Season Outlook

  • REC: 55, REC YDS: 574, REC TDS: 5
Next Up Health Check
Injury Brandin Cooks

No Injury Reported

Injury Irv Smith

No Injury Reported

Next Up Matchup Comparison
Matchups Brandin Cooks

Week 4
Houston Texans VS Los Angeles Chargers

PA/G YDS/G TO INT SACK TDs FSP
23.06342.8929184211.91
Compare to same point last season

Overview

  • Experts don"t even rank him among DST's. Either he is on a bye week or is just plain bad. Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 16th with 112.00 total points (6.22 avg).
  • Currently 74 points behind the leader: Patriots DST
  • Average points in the past two weeks have increased by 4.8 PPG. If you don"t have the confidence he can keep it up, then trade him for a sure thing.

Defensive Stats

  • Top 6 in turnovers with 29 (1.61 per game) and is currently ranked 5th among DST.
  • Ranked 28th in rush defense with 2479 (137.72 per game).
  • Top 8 in pass defense with 3693 (205.17 per game) and is currently ranked 7th among DST.
  • Top 6 in interceptions with 18 (1.00 per game) and currently ranked 5th among DST.
  • Top 22 in points against with 23.06 per game and currently ranked 22nd among DST.
  • Currently ranked 23rd in Total TDs with 1 (0.06 per game) among DST.

Bonus Qualities

  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: Total Yards Against: -23.78, Turnovers: +21 Sacks: +31, INTs: +14, TDs: +1, Points Allowed: +3.56,
  • Unfortunately two players have the same exact name and his rating may not be entirely accurate at this point. We are working on fixing situations like this!

Season Outlook

  • SACK: 42, INT: 14, TDS: 4, PA/G: 28.7, YDS/G: 382.6
Matchups Irv Smith

Week 4
Minnesota Vikings @ New Orleans Saints

PA/G YDS/G TO INT SACK TDs FSP
20.29331.241674811.61
Compare to same point last season

Overview

  • Experts don"t even rank him among DST's. Either he is on a bye week or is just plain bad. Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 15th with 114.00 total points (6.71 avg).
  • Currently 72 points behind the leader: Patriots DST
  • Average points in the past two weeks have dipped quite a bit at 6.7.

Defensive Stats

  • Top 12 in total yards against with 331.24 per game and is currently ranked 12th among DST.
  • Ranked 24th in rush defense with 2218 (130.47 per game).
  • Top 2 in pass defense with 3413 (200.76 per game) and is currently ranked 1st among DST.
  • Top 8 in sacks with 48 (2.82 per game) and currently ranked 7th among DST.
  • Top 6 in points against with 20.29 per game and currently ranked 5th among DST.
  • Currently ranked 25th in Total TDs with 1 (0.06 per game) among DST.

Bonus Qualities

  • At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years: Total Yards Against: +73.36, Turnovers: +5 Sacks: +33, INTs: -1, TDs: -1, Points Allowed: -1.59,
  • Unfortunately two players have the same exact name and his rating may not be entirely accurate at this point. We are working on fixing situations like this!

Season Outlook

  • SACK: 44, INT: 14, TDS: 3, PA/G: 20.9, YDS/G: 338.1
Next Up Ratings Comparison
Rating Brandin Cooks
12.71
FantasySP Player Rating
Rating Irv Smith
8.11
FantasySP Player Rating
Next Up Career Comparison
Career Brandin Cooks
RECEIVING RUSH
YEAR TEAM GP TGTS REC YD AVG TD ATT YD AVG TD
2014 NO 10 69 53 550 10.4 3 7 73 10.4 1
2015 NO 16 129 84 1138 13.5 9 8 18 2.3 0
2016 NO 15 117 78 1173 15.0 8 6 30 5 0
2017 NE 16 114 65 1082 16.6 7 9 40 4.4 0
2018 LAR 15 116 80 1204 15.1 5 10 68 6.8 1
2019 LAR 14 72 42 583 13.9 2 6 52 8.7 0
2020 HOU 15 119 81 1150 14.2 6 0 0 0 0
2021 HOU 15 129 87 1011 11.6 6 2 21 10.5 0
2022 HOU 12 87 52 593 11.4 2 2 7 3.5 0
3-YEAR AVG 14 113 74 927 12.5 5 1 9 7 0
Totals 130 962 630 8616 13.7 49 50 309 6.2 2
Career Irv Smith
RECEIVING RUSH
YEAR TEAM GP TGTS REC YD AVG TD ATT YD AVG TD
2019 MIN 14 48 36 311 8.6 2 0 0 0 0
2020 MIN 12 43 30 365 12.2 5 0 0 0 0
2022 MIN 7 33 22 168 7.6 2 0 0 0 0
3-YEAR AVG 6 25 17 178 10.3 2 0 0 0 0
Totals 35 129 92 861 9.4 10 0 0 0 0
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Week 4
ARI @CAR
ATL vs CLE
BAL vs BUF
CHI @NYG
CIN vs MIA
DAL vs WAS
DEN @LV
DET vs SEA
GB vs NE
HOU vs LAC
IND vs TEN
JAC @PHI
KC @TB
LAR @SF
MIN @NO
NYJ @PIT
Matchup Time Pitchers
No games scheduled
Matchup Time
CHA @MIL 8:00 PM EST
CHI vs LAC 8:00 PM EST
CLE vs MIA 7:00 PM EST
DEN vs NO 10:00 PM EST
LAL @NY 7:30 PM EST
Matchup Time
CAR vs LA 7:00 PM EST
CBJ vs WAS 7:00 PM EST
MON vs OTT 7:00 PM EST