Rams plan to line up TE Jared Cook in different spots, including the backfield
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Rams plan to line up TE Jared Cook in different spots, including the backfield

Jared Cook @JaredCook89 has never exceeded 50 receptions, 800 yards or four touchdowns in any of his four NFL seasons. Those aren't numbers worthy of a five-year, $35 million deal, but that's what the Rams think the athletic tight end is worth, and they will do just about anything with Cook to justify that fat contract. Literally, just about anything.
"He's going to play all over the place," head coach Jeff Fisher said of Cook. "We've even got him in the backfield, so we've got some good things for him."

Fantasy Analysis:

Cook played 67 percent of his snaps out of the slot last season, so he is no stranger to moving out wide. But positioning him behind the quarterback should be ... interesting. I love the creative approach the Rams are taking in the name of getting Cook open. He is poised for a huge season, and he is one of my favorite players to draft. If I don't end up with Jimmy Graham in the second round or Vernon Davis in the fourth or fifth round, I will happily wait until the middle rounds and let Cook fall to me. I expect his ADP to rise significantly during July and August.

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Yo B !!! yes cooks value will rise --- but if you are going to wait till rounds 6-9 ( lets say) 12-team format---- is olsen a B/U plan if you wait too long--- i seen one writer have him proj as # 2 TE---- olsen 2 games vs NO weeks 14-16

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STEAMROLLER O=O 07/02/13 09:38 AM

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I have played fantasy sports since 2001. I've played mostly in fantasy football and baseball leagues. I wrote for FFToolbox from 2002-2005 and re-joined in 2009.

I was an undergraduate from the University of Central Florida, and a master's graduate from Cal State University, Northridge specializing in journalism/mass communication. I make my home in Long Beach, Calif.

While I grew up in California, my favorite football team has always been the New York Giants.

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