Amari Cooper RUMORS & NEWS

  • Amari Cooper does not feel Dolphins ‘suck’

    Larry Brown Sports "The Miami Dolphins have shown all signs so far this season that they may be a historically bad NFL team. They’re terrible, and it’s by intention. Despite all that, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper isn’t getting carried away or allowing himself to believe the Dolphins..." September 18

  • Amari Cooper intentionally patient in talks

    ESPN "The Dallas Cowboys already have signed running back Ezekiel Elliott, linebacker Jaylon Smith, defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence and offensive tackle La'el Collins to long-term contracts this year. But one player less likely to re-sign this season..." September 15

  • Dak Prescott negotiations stalled, Amari Cooper unlikely to re-sign this season

    Sporting News "The Cowboys have already signed several key players to contract extensions this season, but there are a few stars still waiting to reach a new deal.  Quarterback Dak Prescott and wideout Amari Cooper have been in negotiations, though it looks like it might be a little while..." September 15

  • Do Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott, Amari Cooper resemble Dallas Cowboys' 1990s triplets?

    USA Today "The Dallas Cowboys saw an offensive weapon hit 100 receiving yards just four times last season. No receiver topped the mark in Dallas’ first five games of 2018. On Sunday, the Cowboys opened 2019 to a faster start. Their 35-17 win over the Giants not only featured a 100-yard..." September 10

  • Dallas has yet to engage in advanced contract talks with Amari Cooper

    Clutch Points "The Dallas Cowboys have reached extension deals with running back Ezekiel Elliot, linebacker Jaylon Smith, tackle La’el Collins, and defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence, but they are yet to reach one with wide receiver Amari Cooper. Executive vice president Stephen Jones,..." September 06

  • Cowboys, Amari Cooper In Stalemate?

    Pro Football Rumors "The Cowboys, at long last, got a deal done with Ezekiel Elliott. Meanwhile, there hasn’t been much progress for star teammate Amari Cooper.  “There haven’t been a lot of negotiations with Amari (Cooper), period,”Cowboys executive VP Stephen Jones said (via..." September 05

  • Amari Cooper Could Be a Cap Casualty Down the Road for the Cowboys

    The Big Lead "When Ezekiel Elliott finally signed on the dotted line this morning to end his holdout, fans saw what could be the last major obstacle for a serious championship run disappear. The truth is that, while Jones may have (eventually) made the right decision by keeping his Pro Bowl running..." September 05

  • Amari Cooper went through pain-free practice as he works his way back

    Dallas Morning News "Amari Cooper took it slow Monday to begin his first practice since Aug. 3. The Cowboys wide receiver jogged in gray sweatpants, easing his way in and out of breaks on a warm morning. He thought about his left heel, which he injured during training camp. He thought about how he was..." September 02

  • Amari Cooper returns to practice Monday

    Fantasy Pros "Amari Cooper (heel) will return to practice Monday. (Michael Gehlken on Twitter) Fantasy Impact: Cooper was held out of practice throughout most of August, resting an injury that's been labeled as plantar fasciitis. " September 02

  • Cowboys won’t close door on talks with Dak Prescott, Amari Cooper once season begins

    Pro Football Talk "Dak Prescott‘s Faith Fight Finish Foundation brought Cowboys executives together with the quarterback’s agent, Todd France, on Sunday night. “Yeah, we talked about generalities, but there were no details discussed,” Cowboys executive vice president Stephen..." August 28

  • Cowboys expecting star WR Amari Cooper to play Week 1

    Sportsnaut "Dallas Cowboys star wide receiver Amari Cooper has been sidelined throughout preseason with a foot injury. The longer said injury lingers, the more concerned Dallas has to be. It was initially considered a minor ailment. With Dallas set to open up its regular season slate in..." August 27

  • Report: Amari Cooper dealing with “intrinsic muscle strain” and not plantar fasciitis

    Blogging The Boys "There is a lot of confusion with Amari Cooper, his heel, and what to make of it all. Since the Cowboys were in Oxnard we’ve heard about how Cooper has been dealing with a heel injury. This is part of why we haven’t seen him throughout the preseason (the..." August 22

  • Cowboys WR Amari Cooper expected to be out until season opener with plantar fasciitis

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dallas Cowboys receiver Amari Cooper has been out since the second of training camp with plantar fasciitis in his left foot. The Cowboys hope to get him back on the practice field next week, per coach Jason Garrett. It means Cooper will miss his third straight..." August 22

  • Amari Cooper dealing with “a form of plantar fasciitis,” plans to be ready for season opener

    Blogging The Boys "When Amari Cooper was first injured in training camp, it didn’t seem like a big deal. The injury was first reported as a bruised heel which seem likely to clear up in a week or two at most. Since then, it’s been termed a ligament injury and then the more specific plantar fasciitis...." August 21

  • What should Amari Cooper’s new deal with the Cowboys look like?

    Clutch Points "There are quite a few instances in the NFL where teams deal first-round picks for what they thought were talented skill players. It’s a gamble that usually doesn’t work out due to the value of the pick and the pressure put on the player traded, with running back Trent Richardson..." August 17

  • Amari Cooper reportedly battling strained heel

    Larry Brown Sports "Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper has seen his preseason slowed by a heel problem. According to Ian Rapoport of, Cooper has not been practicing due to a heel muscle strain. Though there is no clear timetable for his return, Cooper has not been ruled out for..." August 16

  • Jason Garrett maintains that Cowboys WR Amari Cooper is day to day with foot injury

    Clutch Points "Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper has been sidelined for quite some time with a foot injury, but head coach Jason Garrett doesn’t seem too concerned, saying that Cooper is “day to day,” according to David Helman of the Cowboys’ official team..." August 13

  • Cowboys Amari Cooper missing sixth straight practice due to bruised heel

    Clutch Points "Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper missed his sixth straight practice on Monday as a result of a bruised heel, according to David Moore of The Dallas Morning News. Cooper has not practiced since Aug. 2. Cooper is entering his first full season with the Cowboys after arriving in..." August 12

  • Cowboys Frustrated With Dak Prescott, Amari Cooper, Ezekiel Elliott Talks

    Pro Football Rumors "The Cowboys are growing frustrated with the lack of progress in negotiations with Ezekiel Elliott, Dak Prescott, and Amari Cooper, Todd Archer of (on Twitter) hears. The team believes solid offers have been made that would put each player in the top five at their..." August 06

  • Cowboys Reportedly Made 'Generous' Contract Offers to Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott and Amari Cooper

    12 Up "Jerry Jones continues to be adamantly confident about locking down his dynamic offensive trio of Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott and Amari Cooper, despite there being no concrete evidence to suggest an agreement will be made in the near future. As we know, patience is a virtue..." August 06

  • Is Amari Cooper or Ezekiel Elliott more important to the Cowboys’ offense?

    Clutch Points "Although team owner and general manager Jerry Jones has expressed confidence in getting all his offensive players paid, he is still faced with the question of which deal takes priority over the others. There have been plenty of speculation regarding the pecking order of how Jones..." August 06

  • Jerry Jones on extending Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott, and Amari Cooper,: 'It'll happen' "For Jerry Jones, striking a new deal with Ezekiel Elliott is a matter of when not if. That goes for Dak Prescott and Amari Cooper as well. The Cowboys owner held court following Sunday's intrasquad scrimmage and said he didn't have any "specific" updates on player..." August 05

  • Amari Cooper leaves Cowboys practice with heel injury

    Sporting News "Amari Cooper suffered a setback at Cowboys training camp. The receiver left practice early on Saturday due to a bruised heel, the Dallas Morning News reported. He was seen standing on the sidelines after he left the field. According to Cowboys executive vice president..." August 04

  • Amari Cooper not anxious about contract, more interested in playing

    ESPN "A year ago at this time, the Dallas Cowboys were in the midst of selling a wide-receiver-by-committee approach as they held a training camp without Dez Bryant for the first time since 2010. Meanwhile, Amari Cooper was up the California coast with the Oakland..." August 02

  • Amari Cooper offers a great, if not slightly ironic quote about social media

    Sportsnaut "Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper, like many of his peers around the NFL, took notice of Michael Thomas’ record-breaking contract extension. Cooper, of course, is certainly hoping to match or exceed that deal on an extension with the..." August 01

  • NFL analyst thinks Cowboys WR Amari Cooper could be league’s highest-paid receiver soon

    Clutch Points "Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper is entering the final year of his rookie deal and has made it clear that he wants a new contract with America’s Team. Michael Thomas of the New Orleans Saints just signed a contract that made him the highest-paid receiver in the..." August 01

  • 3 Receivers Bound to Get Paid After Michael Thomas' Record-Setting Deal

    12 Up "New Orleans Saints receiver Michael Thomas became the highest paid player at his position when he signed a five-year, $100 million extension on Wednesday morning. This deal may be great for Thomas, but it's even better for high-profile receivers still under contract. Once..." July 31

  • Amari Cooper is smart to avoid a holdout from Cowboys and could break the bank next year

    CBS Sports "A host of big-time NFL wide receivers want new contracts before the 2019 season. This is nothing new, and it usually involves a contract that is either way under market or coming up after the season. In Dallas, oddly, there is no such holdout, despite Amari Cooper entering the final year of his..." July 28

  • Dak Prescott, Amari Cooper not sweating contracts

    ESPN "Dak Prescott and Amari Cooper are not sweating their contract negotiations with the Dallas Cowboys. "It will happen when it happens," Prescott, heading into his fourth season as Dallas' starting quarterback, said after Saturday's first training camp practice. "I..." July 28

  • Cowboys confident they will sign Amari Cooper to extension

    Larry Brown Sports "The Dallas Cowboys have several key offensive players who are looking for long-term contract extensions prior to the start of the regular season, and they remain confident that they can keep their core intact. Like Dak Prescott, star wide receiver Amari Cooper is entering the final..." July 26

  • Cowboys’ Amari Cooper in no rush to sign extension with Dallas

    Clutch Points "The Dallas Cowboys have quite a problem on their hands, though it is a good problem to have nowadays. As it stands today, the Cowboys will attempt to sign quarterback Dak Prescott, running back Ezekiel Elliott and wide receiver Amari Cooper to contract extensions. While it will..." July 23

  • Dak Prescott Says It’s Not “Far-Fetched” For Him, Amari Cooper, Ezekiel Elliott To Be Highest-Paid

    NFL Trade Rumors "Cowboys QB Dak Prescott says he doesn’t believe he should have to take less money on his pending contract extension to allow the Cowboys to sign other players because of how much the cap will grow in the future.  “I don’t think it’s fair to sit..." July 11

  • Amari Cooper: Raiders Weren’t ‘Good Fit’

    Sports Day "On why a change of scenery from Oakland to Dallas was necessary Cooper: "Yeah. Whatever the circumstances may be, there are certain reasons why one place might not work for a guy and another place will. I think the change of scenery was really necessary. I really, honestly,..." June 29

  • Execs Say Ezekiel Elliott Must Be Top Priority for Dallas over Prescott, Cooper

    Bleacher Report "The question was a simple one: Of the three Cowboys stars in quarterback Dak Prescott, running back Ezekiel Elliott and receiver Amari Cooper, which one do you prioritize paying, since it's difficult (virtually impossible) to pay all three top-dollar? Three team..." June 28

  • Dak Prescott loves Amari Cooper’s confidence in setting 2,000-yard goal

    Pro Football Talk "Michael Irvin set the Cowboys’ single-season receiving yards record with 1,603 in 1995. Amari Cooper‘s goal is 400 yards higher than that, he told #PFTPM on Monday. Cooper has never had more than 1,153 yards in a single season, but his 725 yards in nine games in Dallas..." June 25

  • Amari Cooper explains why Dak Prescott deserves to be among the NFL's highest-paid QBs

    CBS Sports "The Dallas Cowboys' offseason has been all about identifying the long-term pieces of their core and figuring out whether they want to pay them big money, and if so, how much. First up was Demarcus Lawrence, who signed a five-year, $105 million deal. The Cowboys haven't done any..." June 25

  • Amari Cooper To Play Without New Deal?

    Pro Football Rumors "The Cowboys and Amari Cooper have exchanged figures this offseason, but it doesn’t sound like there will be a new deal in place between now and September. In an appearance on ESPN (video link), Cooper indicated that he is willing to prove his value over the course a full..." June 24

  • Cowboys WR Amari Cooper’s goal is to reach 2,000 yards in 2019

    Clutch Points "Dallas Cowboys’ wide receiver Amari Cooper has some pretty lofty goals ahead of him for the 2019 NFL season: 2,000 yards. Cooper told Pro Football Talk that he wants to reach 2,000 receiving yards in his first full season with the Cowboys. No one has ever..." June 24

  • Julio Jones, Michael Thomas could boost Amari Cooper’s next contract

    Alabama "It didn’t seem as though wide receiver Amari Cooper met with reporters during the Dallas Cowboys’ offseason program without fielding questions about his contract situation, including his final press appearance during mandatory minicamp last week. Cooper had no..." June 18

  • Michael Irvin: ‘I’ve never heard a receiver say’ what Cowboys’ Amari Cooper told me

    USA Today "Michael Irvin caught 750 passes for 11,904 receiving yards and 65 ­touchdowns in 12 years of regular-season play with the Dallas Cowboys. Irvin compiled another 87 catches for 1,315 yards and eight touchdowns in the playoffs, helping the Cowboys to three Super Bowl titles in the..." June 13

  • Amari Cooper unconcerned about his contract

    Yahoo! Sports "The last time we heard about Amari Cooper‘s contract, the sides were at a stalemate. The Cowboys receiver didn’t offer much of an update Wednesday. “I don’t know,” Cooper said, via Calvin Watkins of “I’m just waiting it out,..." June 12

  • 'Three steps ahead': How Cowboys' Amari Cooper leverages chess, Rubik’s Cube to outwit defenders

    USA Today "Amari Cooper drops into the leather seat at his walnut locker, angles left and faces Cowboys teammate Chidobe Awuzie. An orange and beige chessboard rests between them, the next match awaiting its opening moves. “We can do it now,” says Cooper, confident an interview..." June 09

  • Cowboy’ Jason Witten expects new contracts for Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott, and Amari Cooper

    Clutch Points "The Dallas Cowboys gave defensive lineman DeMarcus Lawrence a contract extension earlier this offseason, but they are far from done. Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott and Amari Cooper are all looking for new deals, and slowly but surely, the Cowboys are working on negotiating with each..." June 01

  • Is Amari Cooper waiting for Julio Jones to do a deal?

    Clutch Points "The Dallas Cowboys have engaged in contract extension talks with wide receiver Amari Cooper, but Cooper may be waiting to see what kind of deal Atlanta Falcons wideout Julio Jones gets before he gets deep into discussions, according to Clarence Hill Jr. of The Fort Worth..." May 25

  • Cowboys and Amari Cooper Reportedly in Stalemate in Contract Extension Talks

    12 Up "Monday just isn't the Cowboys' day. After video surfaced of star running back Ezekiel Elliott getting handcuffed, Amari Cooper and the Dallas Cowboys are now reportedly in a stalemate in contract extension talks.

  • How Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott, and Amari Cooper can all get paid

    Blogging The Boys "As we inch closer and closer to the 2019 season for the Dallas Cowboys there are still some important matters at hand that need addressing. These matters involve the contractual status of several Cowboys players that are the cornerstones of the franchise in its current..." May 16

  • Dak Prescott, Amari Cooper could team up and play hardball with Dallas Cowboys

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys hope to sign both quarterback Dak Prescott and receiver Amari Cooper to new contracts. If they sign only one, they can use the franchise tag on the other. If they sign neither, they’ve got a little problem. With only one franchise tag to use each year, a failure to..." May 08

  • NFL rumors: Amari Cooper has 'shockingly high' contract demands

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Amari Cooper fit the logo on his helmet after being traded from the Raiders to the Cowboys last season. The wide receiver simply turned into a star in Dallas.  The 2015 first-round draft pick hauled in 53 receptions for 725 yards and six touchdowns in nine games with..." May 08

  • Cowboys Rumors: 'More Progress' Made for Dak Prescott Contract Than Amari Cooper

    Bleacher Report "The Dallas Cowboys are reportedly working toward a contract extension with quarterback Dak Prescott that would "approach $30 million annually." Clarence E. Hill Jr. of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported the update Tuesday and noted the Cowboys..." May 07

  • Amari Cooper is focused on improving, not looming extension

    247 Sports "With that level of comfort, it's no wonder the last thing on his mind right now is what his next NFL contract will pay him. Coming off of a third pro bowl season wherein he also reeled in more than 1,000 yards for the third time in his four-year career, Cooper is one of the next Dallas..." May 03