|Chance of Injury in 2021:||53%|
|Chance of Injury per Game:||4.6%|
|Projected Games missed for 2021:||1.4|
Cooper Douglas Kupp will be playing in his age-27 season in 2020. He was born in Yakima, Washington, and graduated from a local high school where he was a two-sport athlete, football and basketball. Kupp played wide receiver and defensive back in high school. His senior year, he finished with 60 receptions for 1,059 yards and 18 touchdowns, 17.7 yards per catch. He added another four scores by other means to set a school record.
Kupp attended Eastern Washington University, where he set numerous single-season records in his freshman year, including 93 receptions, 1,691 receiving yards, 21 total touchdown catches, and 14 consecutive games with a touchdown catch. He won the 2013 Jerry Rice Award, given to the top freshman player in the FCS.
The following year Kupp finished with 104 catches for 1,431 yards and 16 touchdowns. In his junior season, he caught 114 passes for 1,642 yards and 19 touchdowns. Capping off a fantastic college career, Kupp caught 117 passes for 1,700 yards and 17 touchdowns in 2016. He caught 428 passes for 6,464 yards, which are the most in FCS history.
Kupp attended the 2017 Senior Bowl, which helped to elevate his draft stock. Kupp measured in at 6’ 1 ?” and 204 pounds, running a 4.62-second 40-yard dash. He was projected to be a second or third-round pick and ranked as the 8th best wide receiver in the draft class. He was selected in the third round by the Los Angeles Rams as the seventh ride receiver off the board.
Kupp played in 15 games his rookie season catching 62 passes for 869 yards and 5 touchdowns, which helped land him on the 2017 All-Rookie team. His 2018 season, he was part of a three-wide receiver set along with Robert Woods and Brandin Cooks.
Entering the 2018 season, Kupp suffered a knee injury in Week 5 and missed a couple of games. After returning a few weeks later, Kupp, unfortunately, tore his ACL, effectively ending his season.
|Nov 11, 2018||NFL||Knee ACL Tear Grade 3||Kupp tore his left ACL and missed the final 6 games of the season.|
|Oct 14, 2018||NFL||Knee MCL Sprain Grade 2||Kupp missed 2 games with a sprained left MCL.|
|Oct 7, 2018||NFL||Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1||Kupp sustained a concussion in Week 5 but was cleared by the following weekend.|
|Aug 22, 2017||NFL||Inguinal Groin Pull Grade 1||Kupp missed the final 2 preseason games with a groin injury but was ready for Week 1.|