WR Amari Cooper - Dallas Cowboys
|6-1, 211||Born: 6-18-1994||College: Alabama||Drafted: Round 1, pick 2015|
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From the upgrade/downgrade report (Mon Nov 11): Cooper not only produced through his injuries, he shines through them. He wasn't the reason the Cowboys lost to Minnesota and he continues to put his fantasy teams over the top.
Week 11: at Detroit Lions
Detailed matchup analysis coming soon.
Recent Stats and Projections
Weekly Performance vs WR 1, WR 12, WR 24, WR 36
Amari Cooper's percentile rank in each category, among WR with more than 50 fantasy points.
Recent Game Summaries
2019 Week 9 vs NYG (7 / 4 / 80 / 1 rec)
Cooper had a slow start against the Giants, not seeing a target until the late first quarter and being stuck on one reception (a wide open deep out route for 20+ yards) until the fourth quarter. Cooper came alive, however, in the final frame and ended up leading Dallas in receiving for the game. Cooper came wide open on a deep in-cut and bursting through the open field for a long touchdown, the likely dagger for Dallas' road win. Cooper also drew a defensive pass interference penalty beyond the box score and dropped a seam target, either of which would have pushed Cooper's stat line beyond 100 yards.
2019 Week 7 vs PHI (5 / 5 / 106 / 0 rec)
Despite being questionable during the week if he would play against the Eagles and seeing only five targets, Cooper logged an impact game and more than 100 yards. Cooper and Dak Prescott were in rhythm throughout with two deep passes for much of the pair's production, including a tight window completion down the sideline. Cooper also converted a back shoulder catch through defensive pass interference. Cooper had a highlight high-point touchdown but was called back by offensive pass interference on the play.
2019 Week 6 vs NYJ (2 / 1 / 3 / 0 rec)
Cooper exited the Jets game in the first quarter with a quad bruise and did not return. Before leaving, Cooper logged a single quick-out reception. Cedrick Wilson and Tavon Austin saw an uptick in snaps and offensive involvement (12 targets between them) in Cooper's absence. Cooper's status for Week 7 is a question mark to begin the week of preparation for the Eagles.
2019 Week 5 vs GB (14 / 11 / 226 / 1 rec)
Cooper nearly totaled his previous season total of yardage in Week 5 alone in his highlight performance. Cooper was the thorn in the Packers defense's side all game as he dominated the intermediate and deep zones of the field. Cooper got loose down the sideline, fueled by a perfect Dak Prescott pass, for more than 45 yards in the first half and added two huge receptions in the second half, all complimented by his typical collection of comeback and in-cut routes. Cooper was blanketed on a deep sideline route, but Prescott made the small window throw and Cooper added to the effort with the highlight reel toe-tap. Finally, Cooper beat double coverage and produced yards-after-the-catch for the long 'cherry on top' touchdown later in the game. Cooper is off to a career year start to 2019, averaging more than 100 yards per game and logging five touchdowns in as many weeks.
2019 Week 4 vs NO (8 / 5 / 48 / 0 rec)
Cooper led Dallas in targets against the Saints but struggled to make more positive plays than negative ones in the road loss. Cooper was limited to short completions and minimal yards-after-the-catch chances outside of a deep comeback route in the final minute of the game. Cooper added two offensive pass interference penalty to his ledger, including one which wiped off a promising completion. Cooper will face his toughest test of the season in Week 5 against the Packers.
2019 Week 3 vs MIA (7 / 6 / 88 / 2 rec)
Cooper raced to an early-game stat line of impressive stature, coming wide open on a deep crossing route for nearly 40 yards and another first-drive reception. Cooper surged through a defensive holding penalty for a double-move goal-line touchdown and down the seam for another score, but his day could have been more pronounced against Miami. Cooper dropped a wide-open seam target, a well-thrown pass from Dak Prescott, which would have pushed Cooper well past 100 yards on the day. It was Cooper's lone missed target against Miami. Michael Gallup missed the game as expected and Randall Cobb and Devin Smith were adequate replacements as ancillary options.
2019 Week 2 vs WAS (5 / 4 / 44 / 1 rec)
Cooper's five targets were third among Dallas' wide receivers against Washington. Cooper was efficient on his opportunities, however, with a red zone touchdown (defender jumped the route, whiffed on the interception attempt, and Cooper walked into the end zone) and deep in-cut reception as his highlights. Cooper did log a holding penalty on a Tony Pollard touchdown run to wipe off the scoring play and had a comeback route drop.
2019 Week 1 vs NYG (9 / 6 / 106 / 1 rec)
Cooper's route-running acumen was on display against the Giants as he led the team in targets. Cooper produced on all three levels of the field (short, intermediate, deep), including two deep receptions as a backbone to his production against the Giants. Cooper added two drops, both on slant routes, as Prescott was hyper-accurate on mostly of his throws. Dallas' passing game was white-hot against the Giants and looks to keep the momentum against Washington in Week 2.
Latest NewsCowboys | Amari Cooper lights up Minnesota (Mon Nov 11, 01:57 AM) - Dallas Cowboys WR Amari Cooper (ankle, knee) had 11 receptions for 147 yards and a touchdown in the team's Week 10 loss to the Dallas Cowboys. link to story Cowboys | Amari Cooper will be in uniform (Sun Nov 10, 07:02 PM) - Dallas Cowboys WR Amari Cooper (ankle, knee) is officially active for the team's Week 10 game. link to story Cowboys | Amari Cooper expected to play (Sun Nov 10, 08:11 AM) - Dallas Cowboys WR Amari Cooper (ankle, knee) is expected to play in Week 10's game against the Minnesota Vikings, according to a source. link to story Cowboys | Questionable tag for Amari Cooper (Fri Nov 8, 03:44 PM) - Dallas Cowboys WR Amari Cooper (ankle, knee) was limited during practice Friday, Nov. 8, and is listed as questionable for Week 10. Our View: Cooper is expected to play Sunday night and should be in lineups. These nicks and bumps and piling up and could accumulate to cause Cooper to miss time before the end of the year, but it won't be this weekend unless he suffers an unexpected setback.
link to story Cowboys | Amari Cooper has bruised knee (Thu Nov 7, 02:36 PM) - Updating a previous report, Dallas Cowboys WR Amari Cooper (knee, ankle) has bruised knee, according to a source detailing the results of an MRI that Cooper had Wednesday, Nov. 6. Our View: The Cowboys play on Sunday night, so have other options just in case. Cooper did not practice Thursday, Nov. 7, but is expected to return Friday and play Sunday in Week 10.
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