The Saints expect Brandin Cooks to play faster this season.
Brandin Cooks said he's improved mentally since last season.
The New Orleans Times-Picayune says a completely healthy Brandin Cooks "could chalk up No. 1 receiver-type numbers."
Drew Brees talked up second-year WR Brandin Cooks on Wednesday and revealed he's spent time this offseason training with Cooks in San Diego.
The Saints plan to open the season with Brandin Cooks and Marques Colston at the top of their depth chart.
Brandin Cooks was on pace for 85 catches, 997 yards from scrimmage, and over six touchdowns before succumbing to a year-ending thumb injury as a rookie.
Brandin Cooks plans to work out with Drew Brees this summer.
Brandin Cooks (thumb surgery) has resumed catching passes and lifting weights.
Saints placed WR Brandin Cooks (thumb surgery) on injured reserve, ending his season.
Updating a previous item, the agent for Brandin Cooks (thumb surgery) says his client will miss 4-6 weeks.
Brandin Cooks broke his thumb in Sunday's loss to the Bengals and his initial timetable is 2-4 weeks.
Brandin Cooks caught 5-of-7 targets for 50 yards in New Orleans' Week 11 loss to the Bengals.
Brandin Cooks caught 5-of-8 targets for 90 yards and a touchdown in New Orleans' Week 10 loss to the 49ers.
Brandin Cooks caught 3-of-3 targets for 38 yards in the Saints' Week 9 win over the Panthers.