Brandin Cooks, Willie Snead, Coby Fleener’s Post-Week 1 Fantasy Advice

September 12, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New Orleans Saints lost their season-opening game to the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, 35-34, but fantasy football players relying on their passing attack were not disappointed.
Quarterback Drew Brees racked up a head-turning 423 passing yards and four touchdown throws, three of which went to Brandin Cooks and Willie Snead. As long as fantasy players had Cooks and Snead and not tight end Coby Fleener in their lineup, they were likely pleased with Sunday’s outcome. 
Here is a look at the stats for the three pass-catchers:
Eight different Saints players were targeted on Sunday, so it’s clear Brees won’t hesitate to spread the love this season when he drops back to throw. That is something of a concern for fantasy players banking on critical performances from the wide receivers, but Cooks has a track record to fall back on in addition to his showing on Sunday.
He was tied with Snead with a team-high nine targets against the Raiders and led the S...

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