Amari Cooper RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Amari Cooper on contract talks with Cowboys: 'I feel like they're active about it and they want to get it done'

    Dallas Morning News "Amari Cooper doesn't seem overly concerned about his contract situation. The Cowboys' star receiver, who Dallas traded this year's first-round pick for last October, is entering the final year of his rookie deal. "It's kind of weird situation, just..." April 24

  • Amari Cooper talks about offseason work with Dak Prescott: We just have a 'natural chemistry' that's 'rare'

    Sports Day "Things clicked quickly for Amari Cooper and Dak Prescott last season. Following Cooper's bye week trade to Dallas, the Pro Bowl receiver immediately looked like the player the Raiders drafted fourth overall in 2015. In the Cowboys' final nine games, Cooper caught 53..." April 22

  • Amari Cooper on prospect of a new deal with Cowboys: 'They want to get it done'

    CBS Sports "The Dallas Cowboys have been fairly open this offseason about their intention to retain their core stars. They locked up star edge rusher Demarcus Lawrence with a five-year, $105 million contract earlier this offseason, and last week executive vice president and COO Stephen Jones indicated that..." April 22

  • Do Cowboys regret Amari Cooper trade with draft near?

    USA Today "The Cowboys front office wants to make two things clear. First: The team has no “buyer’s remorse,” executive vice president Stephen Jones said Wednesday, in the aftermath of its Amari Cooper trade. Dallas shipped its 2019 first-round selection to the Raiders in..." April 18

  • Cowboys Begin Extension Talks With Dak Prescott, Amari Cooper

    Pro Football Rumors "Barely two weeks ago, the Cowboys had not entered into extension discussions with their quarterback or No. 1 wide receiver. They have now. Following DeMarcus Lawrence‘s re-up, the Cowboys are in talks with Dak Prescott and Amari Cooper. Both players..." April 17

  • Cowboys In ‘Active’ Contract Talks With Dak Prescott, Amari Cooper

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Cowboys VP Stephen Jones, the team is engaged in “active” contract talks with QB Dak Prescott and WR Amari Cooper, per Jon Machota. The Cowboys have made no secret about their desire to extend two major pieces they view as..." April 16

  • There’s a new number to pay attention to in regards to Amari Cooper’s pending contract

    Blogging The Boys "One of the best wide receivers over the last three years has been Adam Thielen of the Minnesota Vikings. Thielen is a fantastic story and has come on strong over the last few seasons. Paired with Stefon Diggs, he is part of a potent offense in Minnesota, so it..." April 12

  • Cowboys Haven’t Talked Deals With Prescott, Cooper

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "The Dallas Cowboys are admittedly at an impasse in contract negotiations with free agent defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence. The two sides remain far apart in what the Lawrence is demanding and the Cowboys are offering on a long-term contract extension. The Cowboys initially..." March 30

  • Jerry Jones: All the different ways Cowboys plan to use Amari Cooper, 'doesn't make me miss that No. 1 pick'

    Dallas Morning News "It's going to be a long wait for the Cowboys before they go on the clock in April's NFL Draft. Having traded their first round pick to Oakland in exchange for wide receiver Amari Cooper, Dallas won't pick until No. 58 overall. The Cowboys are just fine with the..." March 04

  • Cowboys will watch Amari Cooper highlights when Raiders draft

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys sound pleased with the trade that brought them Amari Cooper for a first-round pick. And, really, why shouldn’t they be pleased? They gave up the 27th choice for Cooper, who made 53 receptions for 725 yards and six touchdowns in nine regular-season games and another..." February 26

  • Khalil Mack, Amari Cooper trades took a toll on Raiders, says Donald Penn

    Sporting News "Veteran tackle Donald Penn admitted Wednesday the Khalil Mack and Amari Cooper trades that happened in the middle of the season "took a toll" on the players.   Mack was the Raiders' first big move during the 2018 season under head coach Jon Gruden,..." February 07

  • Amari Cooper: I don’t want to play with Tom Brady; I want to beat him

    Sports Day "While promoting a new Gatorade product, Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper took part in several interviews last week on Super Bowl radio row in Atlanta. Some of the highlights of his various interviews included talking about his future in Dallas, his personal goals and why he..." February 04

  • Amari Cooper says he had no issues with Cowboys’ offensive scheme

    Larry Brown Sports "The Dallas Cowboys obviously feel that there is plenty of room for improvement with their offense, otherwise they would not have fired offensive coordinator Scott Linehan. Amari Cooper, however, did not have any complaints. Cooper was asked on Wednesday for his opinion on the Cowboys..." January 23