Cooks had three catches (seven targets) for 22 yards in Sunday's 15-6 loss to the Bears.
Cooks had been red-hot of late, posting 100-yard efforts in three of his last four games, but the wheels really came off in this one. Jared Goff was unable to get comfortable in the pocket against the Bears' vaunted pass rush, which prevented Cooks from developing his routes downfield. The streaky receiver has been more boom than bust this year in Los Angeles, and there is a good chance we see Cooks take off against an Eagles defense next Sunday that was consistently burned by Amari Cooper on go routes this week.
Cooks checked in second behind Robert Woods in receptions and receiving yardage on the Rams for the afternoon while also recording a game-high 26-yard grab. The fifth-year speedster did see his three-game streak of 100-yard efforts come to an end, and he was the intended receiver on a deep second-quarter pass that was intercepted by the Lions' Quandre Diggs. Cooks will look to boost his overall numbers back to their usual stellar levels in a tough Week 14 showdown against the Bears.
Cooks caught eight of 12 targets for 107 yards in Monday's 54-51 win over the Chiefs.
Cooks briefly visited the locker room while dealing with cramps, but that didn't prevent him from returning to action and finishing with another stellar outing. Despite not scoring, the wideout led Los Angeles in all major receiving categories, hitting the 100-yard mark for the third straight game. As the most explosive option in a high-octane passing attack, Cooks continues to deliver in a big way, and will hope to keep his momentum when the Rams reconvene following their Week 12 bye.
Cooks is dealing with cramps and is questionable to return to Monday's contest against the Chiefs, Rich Hammond of The Orange County Register reports.
Cooks headed back to the locker room early in the third quarter due to cramps. If he is unable to return, look for Robert Woods and Josh Reynolds to see the majority of reps at wide receiver. Pharoh Cooper was activated off injured reserve before the contest and could also see increased action should Cooks not return.
Cooks hauled in 10 of 12 targets for 100 receiving yards, adding a nine-yard rushing touchdown during Sunday's 36-31 win against the Seahawks.
Following a fourth-quarter strip sack and recovery by Dante Fowler Jr., Cooks helped put the Seahawks in a two-possession hole by scoring on a jet sweep right from nine yards out on the ensuing play (his first rushing touchdown since Week 8 of his rookie season in 2014). What's been encouraging about his debut season in Los Angeles is the consistent volume of work despite there being a plethora of weapons in the passing game. Cooks has five-plus targets in every game but one this year, and five or more catches in six of 10 outings. Prior to the Week 12 bye, he and the Rams receiving corps will have an opportunity to tee off against a porous Kansas City pass defense (138 catches allowed to wide receivers this year, tied for fourth-most in NFL).
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