Rams WR Cooper Kupp (ankle) is not listed on the final Week 9 injury report. He went from no practice on Wednesday to a limited workout on Thursday to full participation on Friday. Kupp still carries a bit more risk than usual, but he remains a must-start in season-long lineups vs. the Bucs on Sunday.
Rams WR Cooper Kupp (hamstring) has been designated to return. He's eligible to practice on Wednesday, which he's expected to do. It's still unclear if Kupp will play vs. the Eagles this weekend, though. We'll keep a close eye on his status.
The Athletic's Dianna Russini reports that the Rams are "hopeful" WR Cooper Kupp can play vs. the Eagles this weekend. The team wants Kupp to be "80-90%" healthy, and Kupp isn't there yet. "They are taking this day-by-day," Russini adds. "The hope is that he plays [against Philadelphia.] ... But they wanna be really careful knowing they wanna see him be able to do what he does well for them vs. rolling him out there and just being ok and even possibly reinjuring it." The vibe we get from both this report and HC Sean McVay's comments last week is that Kupp is worse than 50/50 to play this weekend. We've left him out of the Week 5 Rankings for now but will continue to keep a close eye on his status.
Rams WR Cooper Kupp (hamstring) will practice next week, HC Sean McVay said Friday. McVay stopped short of saying that Kupp will play in Week 5 against the Eagles, though. McVay said he "100%" factors in Kupp's opinion on how he feels when deciding when to put him back on the field, per The Athletic's Jourdan Rodrigue. We'll keep close tabs on Kupp's status this coming week.
Rams HC Sean McVay said it's "the hope" that WR Cooper Kupp (hamstring) will be ready to return next week. “He’s progressing. He’s doing a good job," McVay added. "But I don’t want to pigeonhole myself into (anything). He’s ramping up his workload ... When you’re talking about ‘returning to performance’ and ‘returning to play’ those are different things. We want him to be able to ‘return to performance’ at the level he’s capable of, and so we’re continuing to take it a day at a time. I know he’s doing everything in his power to be able to get himself ready to go and get out there with his teammates. Hopefully next week will represent that. If not, I’ll keep you guys posted.” It sounds like Kupp is trending in the right direction -- but isn't necessarily a lock to play next week. We'll keep you updated on the situation.
Rams HC Sean McVay wouldn't put a timeline on WR Cooper Kupp's return when asked on Friday. But he said the Rams are “hopeful” that Kupp will be back when first eligible in Week 5. Kupp remains worth stashing in all fantasy leagues. We'll keep you updated on his status.
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