Posts Tagged ‘Amari Cooper’

New Raiders Coach Gruden Compares WR Amari Cooper to a Young Tim Brown

Jon Gruden has high hopes for Amari Cooper. The new Raiders head coach previously lavished praise on the young receiver, saying he’ll be the central offensive skill player in a new passing attack, Scott Bair of NBC Bayarea reports. Gruden’s kind words continued Tuesday morning at the NFL owners meetings, when he compared Cooper to […]

Gruden Says WR Amari Cooper Will Be ‘Focal Point’ of Raiders Offense

Speaking at the NFL Combine, new Raiders head coach Jon Gruden said wide receiver Amari Cooper will be the Raiders’ offensive “focal point” moving forward according to Scott Bair of NBC Bay Area. “I hope he’s listening here today. I’m looking forward to joining up with Amari Cooper. He has tremendous quickness. He’s smart, versatile […]

Raiders WR Amari Cooper Looking Good to Play Monday vs Eagles

Raiders wide receiver Amari Cooper returned to practice on Friday and is on track to play in the team’s Christmas night game against the Philadelphia Eagles according to Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Cooper suffered the dreaded high-ankle sprain after only 14 snaps in the team’s Week 14 road game against the kansas […]

King: Can the Raiders Live Up to the Preseason Hype from the National Media?

The Raiders are getting set to open camp, and the biggest question about the team is going to be how will the team will perform as a club that is on the rise in the AFC? Today Peter King of SI in his ‘Monday Morning QB’ column wrote about the Raiders, and had the following […]

Huge Day For Carr Leads Raiders to 37-33 Win Over Ravens

A week after a forgettable loss that looked like the Raiders fans have become sadly accustomed to seeing, the Raiders had the bounce back game of a lifetime Sunday, topping the Baltimore Ravens 37-33 at home. The Raiders played the aggressor all day, and QB Derek Carr overcame a late interception in a tie game […]