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Amari Cooper Ranked 49th on NFL Top 100 List

The Dallas Cowboys struggled in 2019 as a team and went 8-8, missing the playoffs for the second time in three seasons. However, individually, they still had some of the better players in the league at several positions. Jaylon Smith (88), Tyron Smith (78), Zack Martin (55), and Dak Prescott (46) have all been recognized on this year’s NFL Top 100 list. Now, the Cowboys top receiver can be added to that list also as Amari Cooper has been ranked 49th.

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COOOOOP lands a spot at No. 49❕ #NFLTop100 | @amaricooper9 | #DallasCowboys pic.twitter.com/HZutRTFoRh

After Cooper joined the Cowboys in 2018, the team won seven of its final nine games and won the NFC East. He was excellent racking up 53 receptions for 725 yards and six touchdowns, setting up huge expectations for 2019, and he delivered.

Cooper had a rough year dealing with nagging foot, ankle, and knee injuries. Also, he had his struggles on the road catching only 27 passes in those eight games. Nonetheless, Cooper had his best season in several categories. He set career highs in yards (1,189), touchdowns (8), and yards per catch (15.1).

According to NFL Network analytics expert Cynthia Frelund, Cooper could be the Cowboy’s most improved player from a production standpoint this season. She claims that the addition of CeeDee Lamb could see the quality of targets for Cooper (and all other receiving targets on the team) climb in 2020.

He may not be Julio Jones, Michael Thomas, or DeAndre Hopkins but Cooper is certainly one of the better receivers in the NFL and a huge part of the Cowboy’s success on offense.

What do you think?

Matthew Lenix

Written by Matthew Lenix

I write dope stuff about the Dallas Cowboys and what not.

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  1. Big props to Cooper for nearly single handly saving our season in 2018. We would not have made the playoffs(winning the division) that yr were it not for him. We had one of the worst receiving corps in the league before he joined the team. Plus it’s almost unheard of for a WR to join a team midseason and bond with a QB as quickly as he did with Dak. People forget that about Cooper. If he can stay healthy I expect a big yr from him.

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