Amari Cooper RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cowboys WR Amari Cooper believes Dallas will get a new deal done

    Clutch Points "Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper is set to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason. However, he believes he will get a new deal with the Cowboys and remain on the team. “I do [want to stay in Dallas],” Cooper said. “I mean that wholeheartedly...." January 23

  • 3 Impending Free Agents Not Named Dak Prescott and Amari Cooper the Cowboys Need to Re-Sign

    12 Up "The Dallas Cowboys are facing a pivotal offseason following the departure of Jason Garrett. Several key contributors from last year's team could hit the open market, and while Jerry Jones knows he can't keep everyone -- especially with a major contract in the works for Dak..." January 23

  • Why the Cowboys might just lose Amari Cooper in free agency

    Clutch Points "In October 2018, the Dallas Cowboys made a trade for a No. 1 wide receiver that they thought would take them to the next level. They acquired Amari Cooper from the Oakland Raiders in exchange for a first-round pick. Looking back at the trade, the Raiders could be the big..." January 04

  • Amari Cooper wants to stay with Cowboys

    Larry Brown Sports "One of the looming questions about the Dallas Cowboys’ offseason is the future of wide receiver Amari Cooper. He had been a big boost to the team’s passing game after first arriving, but has been met with more criticism this season. Cooper, however, made clear when asked..." December 27

  • Cowboys limited Amari Cooper late because he wasn’t playing well

    Pro Football Talk "It still seems unfathomable that, with the Cowboys’ season on the line on fourth-and-eight, that their best receiver would be standing on the sideline. But that’s exactly what happened Sunday in the waning seconds of the Cowboys’ 17-9 loss to the..." December 23

  • Jason Garrett explains why Amari Cooper, Randall Cobb were on sideline for key play

    Larry Brown Sports "The Dallas Cowboys made more head-scratching decisions in their latest disappointing loss on Sunday, but Jason Garrett insists they were calculated and not the result of disorganization. The Cowboys had the ball at the Philadelphia Eagles’ 23-yard line trailing 17-9 with 1:26..." December 23

  • Seven Big Unsigned NFL Free Agents for the 2020 Season

    The Big Lead "A.J. Green - WR, Cincinnati Bengals For years, Green was the go-to weapon for Andy Dalton as the Bengals remained a playoff contender, reaching seven consecutive Pro Bowls. This year, Green has yet to play a game after suffering an ankle injury in July during training camp...." December 14

  • Trash-Talker Extraordinaire Jalen Ramsey With Rare, Effusive Praise For Amari Cooper

    Sportsnaut "Jalen Ramsey is known for being one of the biggest trash talkers in the NFL. But when he was asked to comment on Amari Cooper, he had nothing but good things to share. Watch as Ramsey speaks about Cooper for well over a minute, gushing over his game while calling him “one..." December 12

  • Amari Cooper wants to re-sign with Cowboys: ‘I love it here’

    Larry Brown Sports "The Dallas Cowboys are focused on trying to sign Dak Prescott to a contract extension, but they are also at risk of losing the quarterback’s favorite target in free agency. While there has been no indication that Amari Cooper and the Cowboys have made progress toward a deal, the star wide..." December 02

  • Odds increasing that Cowboys lose both Amari Cooper and Byron Jones in free agency

    CBS Sports "While most of the attention around the slumping Cowboys had focused on the future of head coach Jason Garrett, the likelihood of big roster changes for Dallas in 2020 continues to grow as well. Sources said there has been no progress on new deals for a trio of star free agents --..." December 02

  • Report: Amari Cooper will get X-Ray on his knee on Friday

    Blogging The Boys "There were a lot of horrible things about Thanksgiving’s Dallas Cowboys loss, and injuries were unfortunately part of them. Offensive lineman Connor Williams battled through injury to the point that he left the game and eventually returned before finally leaving again,..." November 29

  • Amari Cooper gets MRI, but news is good

    Pro Football Talk "Amari Cooper has played through a number of injuries this season, but the latest one doesn’t appear to be serious. According to Todd Archer of, the Cowboys wide receiver had an MRI on Friday, after he took a hit to his left knee late in last night’s..." November 29

  • Stephon Gilmore: It was fun shutting out Amari Cooper "The best cornerback in the NFL earned a signature game in what has been a Defensive Player of the Year-caliber season. New England Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore completely wiped Dallas Cowboys star receiver Amari Cooper from the box score,..." November 25

  • Cowboys owner Jerry Jones thinks Amari Cooper will play in Week 12

    Clutch Points "Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said he expects wide receiver Amari Cooper will be able to play in Week 12 against the New England Patriots. He also said he expects La’el Collins and DeMarcus Lawrence to be able to..." November 19

  • Amari Cooper ‘good to go’ for Cowboys against Lions

    Sportsnaut "Dallas Cowboys star receiver Amari Cooper has been dealing with nagging ankle and knee injuries but said he is good to go Sunday against the Detroit Lions. " November 15

  • How Cowboys QB Dak Prescott's words have helped WR Amari Cooper's toe-tapping catches

    USA Today "In the moment, Amari Cooper doesn’t have much time to think. He knows he’s close to the sideline. He knows he must drag his feet in bounds before falling out. And he knows that if quarterback Dak Prescott targets him any further inside, the Cowboys duo increases their risk..." November 13

  • Cowboys' Dak Prescott, Amari Cooper blast team's lack of execution

    CBS Sports "There's a common theme developing for the Dallas Cowboys in 2019, or rather it's one already developed and is simply taking on more and more water as they grab buckets weekly to try and avoid seeing their season sink because of it. The team is now 5-4 after suffering..." November 12

  • Report: Cowboys' Amari Cooper expected to play vs. Vikings on SNF

    The Score "Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper is expected to play in Sunday night's game against the Minnesota Vikings despite being listed as questionable due to knee and ankle injuries, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. An MRI on Cooper's knee..." November 10

  • Amari Cooper, Leighton Vander Esch limited in Wednesday’s practice

    Clutch Points "Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper and linebacker Leighton Vander Esch were both limited in practice on Wednesday, per Charean Williams of Pro Football Talk. Cooper is dealing with knee and ankle issues and was seen limping on the sideline during his team’s win..." November 07

  • Amari Cooper undergoes MRI on knee, misses practice "A short week isn't getting any easier for the Dallas Cowboys. Cowboys receiver Amari Cooper underwent an MRI on his knee Wednesday, coach Jason Garrett said, and did not practice Thursday. The receiver was instead visiting with team doctors, Garrett..." November 07

  • Amari Cooper: Injury wasn’t knocking me out this time

    Dallas Morning News "Amari Cooper tried squats. He tried stretching. He jogged on the sideline, grimacing when his left foot hit the ground. He sat on the bench when athletic trainers massaged and motioned his left knee this way and that, working to ease his discomfort. Not again, the wide receiver..." November 05

  • Cowboys WR Amari Cooper wants to wait until the offseason for a new contract

    Dallas Morning News "If you’re wondering why the Cowboys haven’t finalized a deal with wide receiver Amari Cooper, it’s because he wants to wait. “I’d prefer to wait until after the season,” Cooper said Friday afternoon. Cooper added that there haven’t been any..." November 01

  • Cowboys coach says Amari Cooper is ‘not elite yet’

    Heavy "cursory glance at Amari Cooper’s NFL resume reveals over 4,500 yards, more than 300 catches, and exactly 30 touchdowns spread across six incomplete seasons. These numbers are good enough to make Cooper a three-time Pro Bowler, to draw a first-round pick via trade, and, soon, to..." October 23

  • The Raiders Haven’t ‘Lost’ the Amari Cooper Trade With Cowboys Yet

    Heavy "What a difference a year will make when talking about narratives. It was just a year ago when people were praising the Oakland Raiders for scoring a first-round pick for Amari Cooper and hailing the Dallas Cowboys as “losers.” Well, as fate would have..." October 22

  • Report: Amari Cooper ‘increasingly likely’ to leave Cowboys as contract talks stall

    Larry Brown Sports "Wide receiver Amari Cooper had looked likely to stay with the Dallas Cowboys long-term, but that is apparently becoming increasingly doubtful. Cooper, who is in the final year of his contract, is “increasingly likely” to depart the Cowboys after the season, according..." October 20

  • Amari Cooper wants to play through latest injury against Eagles

    Larry Brown Sports "Amari Cooper could desperately use an extra week of rest before the bye with all the injuries he has been battling this season, but the Dallas Cowboys star insists he does not want it. Cooper exited early in the Cowboys’ loss to the New York Jets last week with a quad injury,..." October 18

  • Amari Cooper in danger of missing Eagles game with quad injury

    Larry Brown Sports "The Dallas Cowboys have been banged up on the offensive side of the ball for several weeks now, and they may be without yet another key player in their important divisional game against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Amari Cooper left the Cowboys’ loss to the New York Jets..." October 15

  • Cowboys’ Amari Cooper ruled out for remainder of Jets game due to quad injury

    Clutch Points "Dak Prescott will not have his favorite target for the rest of the Dallas Cowboys’ game against the New York Jets. Wide receiver Amari Cooper has been ruled out for the rest of Sunday’s game with a quadriceps injury, according to Michael Gehlken of..." October 13

  • Cowboys' Amari Cooper questionable to return vs. Jets due to quad injury

    CBS Sports "Injuries are piling up for the Dallas Cowboys, and in a game they truly need to win. Already without starting tackles Tyron Smith and La'El Collins due to an ankle and knee injury, respectively, they were also forced to rule out veteran wide receiver Randall Cobb as..." October 13

  • Amari Cooper: It’s time to talk about the Cowboys receiver’s drops

    Clutch Points "Amari Cooper is a big-play receiver and a legitimate number one option for most any team in the NFL. His acquisition not only saved the Dallas Cowboys after a 3-5 start in 2018, but ended up catapulting the team to an 11-5 record and even a playoff victory over the Seattle..." October 08

  • Amari Cooper still limited by ankle

    CBS Sports "Amari Cooper (ankle) practiced in a limited capacity Wednesday, Calvin Watkins of The Dallas Morning News reports. " October 03

  • Cowboys' title-caliber triplets "I know some folks like to take shots at Cowboys owner Jerry Jones for winning just four playoff games in the 23 seasons since Dallas last won the Super Bowl, but the Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee still has a proven formula for building a title winner. In fact, it..." September 28

  • Cowboys WR Amari Cooper ‘in good shape’ to play in Week 4 vs. Saints

    Sporting News "Cowboys receiver Amari Cooper is expected to play Sunday night against the Saints despite some uncertainty about his status as he deals with an ankle issue, owner Jerry Jones confirmed Friday.  Asked whether Cooper will be a full-go for Week 4, Jones said: "Yes, I..." September 27

  • Amari Cooper gets “precautionary” MRI

    Dallas Morning News "Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper underwent an MRI exam on his right ankle, sources said on Wednesday. The sources said the MRI was done for precautionary reasons, and the club is awaiting results. Cooper has played through an intrinsic muscle strain in his left heel this..." September 26

  • Dak Prescott, Amari Cooper talks paused, and Byron Jones joins their patience party

    CBS Sports "The waiting game continues regarding ongoing contract talks between the Dallas Cowboys and Dak Prescott, with the former essentially being at the mercy of the latter. Negotiations between the two sides truly started to gain traction in late April following the finalization of a..." September 25

  • 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