Cowboys HC Mike McCarthy said Sunday that WR Amari Cooper (ankle) "looks great ... Everything has been extremely positive from the strength staff." Cooper, of course, remains on the active PUP list after January ankle surgery. The tentative plan is to have him get on the practice field in mid-August. McCarthy's words are nice -- but we can't feel totally confident drafting Cooper until we see him in action.
Browns WR Amari Cooper revealed on Tuesday that he underwent surgery this offseason for a core-muscle injury that he played through last year. Cooper was on the injury report with a hip late in the season, although it's unclear if this is related. Regardless, he said that he's "doing well now," per ESPN's Jake Trotter, so it doesn't sound like it'll impact his 2023 campaign. Cooper is coming off a 78-1,160-9 line and WR10 PPR finish in his Browns debut last year -- which now looks even more impressive considering he did it while dealing with this core-muscle injury.
Browns WR Amari Cooper snagged 3 of 4 targets for 105 yards in Week 17's win over the Commanders. Much of his production came on a pair of 30+ yards TDs from QB Deshaun Watson in the 2nd half of Sunday's contest. Only 1 other Browns' pass-catcher had more than a single catch. Cooper is set to go up against a fairly beatable Steelers secondary next Sunday in Week 18 action.
Browns WR Amari Cooper (hip) carries no injury designation ahead of Saturday's game vs. the Saints. It seems his absence from practice this week was merely rest-related. The weather in Cleveland is going to be brutal, so Cooper is a WR3 at best. Nothing against him. Fantasy managers might want to look for players in better weather conditions for their lineups.
Browns WR Amari Cooper (hip) was given another rest day again on Wednesday. TE David Njoku kept his limited participation going as well. We didn't get much new information today ahead of Saturday's game vs. the Saints. Check back tomorrow once we learn more about these two.
Browns WR Amari Cooper (hip) did not participate in Tuesday’s practice. Fortunately, Cooper’s absence was classified as a rest day. So nothing alarming there for now. Teammate David Bell (toe) was a limited practice participant, so today’s update will be helpful in determining his availability for Saturday’s game vs. the Saints. Stay tuned.
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