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Jerricho Cotchery | Wide Receiver

Team: Carolina Panthers
Age / DOB:  (32) / 6/16/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 205
College: North Carolina State
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Jerricho Cotchery caught two passes for 43 yards in the Panthers' Week 11 loss to the Falcons.
Cotchery was targeted just four times after drawing a team-high seven looks last week. He simply can't separate anymore, and isn't doing fantasy owners any good unless he's scoring touchdowns, which he's yet to do this season. Cotchery is obviously off the fantasy radar. Nov 16 - 6:09 PM

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Jerricho Cotchery (hamstring) is probable for Week 11.

Cotchery missed practice time, but his hamstring injury won't keep him out of Sunday's game. He should start in two-wide sets opposite Kelvin Benjamin.
Nov 14 - 5:41 PM

Jerricho Cotchery (hamstring) returned to Panthers practice Thursday, getting in a full session.

He'll be good to go against the Falcons. Cotchery is a weak WR5.
Nov 13 - 5:28 PM

Jerricho Cotchery (hamstring) is expected to play against the Falcons Sunday.

Cotchery sat out Wednesday and may sit out Thursday as well, but it appears precautionary. The veteran hasn't caught more than three passes in a game since Week 5.
Nov 13 - 9:01 AM

Jerricho Cotchery (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday.

Cotchery suffered a hamstring injury late in Monday night's loss. Kelvin Benjamin would be a candidate for 10-plus targets if Cotchery misses time.
Nov 12 - 5:43 PM

Jerricho Cotchery caught two passes for 15 yards in the Panthers' Week 10 loss to the Eagles.

Cotchery was targeted a team-high seven times, but predictable couldn't separate from defensive backs. The Panthers mind-numbingly kept calling deep shots for Cotchery. He was easily blanketed by Bradley Fletcher down the sideline. Cotchery has yet to find the end zone in 2014.
Nov 11 - 12:31 AM

Jerricho Cotchery caught 2-of-5 targets for 59 yards in Carolina's Week 9 loss to the Saints.

Cotchery could have had a third grab, but let a deep reception get knocked out of his hands as he took a huge shot to the back on an under-thrown ball. A world-class touchdown vulture for the Steelers in 2013, Cotchery has yet to score this season.
Oct 31 - 12:17 AM

Jerricho Cotchery caught three passes for 33 yards in Sunday's Week 8 loss to the Seahawks.

Even with Richard Sherman shadowing Kelvin Benjamin, Cotchery couldn't get loose. The 32-year-old possession receiver is now on pace for 52 catches, 632 yards and zero touchdowns halfway through his first year in Carolina. Even in plus matchups like Thursday's against the Saints, Cotchery will be a WR4 at best.
Oct 26 - 4:20 PM

Jerricho Cotchery caught 3-of-8 targets for 21 yards in the Panthers' Week 7 loss to the Packers.

A brutally inefficient day, but it wasn't Cotchery's fault. The Panthers simply never got into rhythm on offense. Cotchery has yet to score this season, severely under-cutting his WR4/5 floor.
Oct 19 - 6:45 PM

Jerricho Cotchery caught four passes for 58 yards in the Panthers' Week 6 tie with the Bengals.

Cotchery was targeted 10 times on the day, finishing second on the team behind Greg Olsen. His biggest play was one he couldn't capitalize on. Cam Newton threw a perfect pass to Cotchery in the end zone in overtime, but it went through Cotchery's hands in the eventual tie. Cotchery is a low-upside WR4.
Oct 12 - 5:41 PM

Jerricho Cotchery caught 5-of-7 passes for 80 yards in the Panthers' Week 4 loss to the Ravens.

Cotchery was a safety valve for Cam Newton, also reeling in a 26-yard catch down the sideline on Carolina's first snap of the game. When healthy -- Cotchery was not last week -- his usual range of reception outcomes will fall between four and six. He's a low-upside WR4 in fantasy leagues, but owners could do worse than Cotchery in bye-week crunches entering Week 5 against the Bears.
Sep 28 - 4:53 PM

Jerricho Cotchery (hamstring) is probable for Week 4 against the Ravens.

Cotchery will return to his role as the starter opposite Kelvin Benjamin. He doesn't see enough targets to warrant consideration as much more than a WR5/6.
Sep 26 - 1:02 PM

Jerricho Cotchery (hamstring) is practicing in full for Week 4.

He'll be ready for Sunday's game against the Ravens. Cotchery's return should be a nice boost for Cam Newton, who struggled for weapons in last week's loss to the Steelers.
Sep 25 - 6:27 PM

Jerricho Cotchery (hamstring) returned to Panthers practice Wednesday.

Cotchery sat out last week's game against the Steelers with a pulled hammy. It appears he'll be good to go as a WR5/6 this week against the Ravens.
Sep 24 - 12:57 PM

Jerricho Cotchery (hamstring) is inactive for Sunday night's Week 3 game against the Steelers.

Cotchery wasn't able to practice at all this week. Jason Avant (thigh) is active, but Cam Newton projects to rely very heavily on Kelvin Benjamin and Greg Olsen.
Sep 21 - 7:16 PM

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WR11Kelvin Benjamin
2Brenton Bersin
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