A right foot injury in training camp sidelined Cooper prior to the start of the 2016 season, and he was subsequently waived in October without having played a game for the Patriots.
Cardinals TE Zach Ertz reveals he underwent surgery to repair torn ACL, MCL
Arizona Cardinals tight end Zach Ertz told reporters on Thursday, while accepting his Man of the Year nomination, that he suffered tears to both his ACL and MCL, requiring surgery to repair both ligaments.
NFL news roundup: Latest league updates from Thursday, Dec. 8
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Desmond Ridder to take over as Falcons' starting quarterback; Atlanta to bench Marcus Mariota
The Atlanta Falcons will be turning to rookie quarterback Desmond Ridder as their new starter, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday. Ridder will be replacing Marcus Mariota, who had a 5-8 record as the starter this season.
With Odell Beckham Jr. still available, Eagles aren't looking to upgrade at receiver
As the NFL world continues to wait with occasional glances toward Odell Beckham Jr., Philadelphia doesn't appear as interested in the receiver as some of its rivals.
Ravens hoping to end four-game losing streak against rising Steelers
The Ravens are sitting in a decent spot entering Week 14, but they know their next task won't be an easy one. Baltimore meet the Steelers this weekend, a team they haven't defeated in over two years.
Lions QB Jared Goff: 'I feel like I am playing the best football of my career right now'
Coming off a 40-14 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars in which he threw for 340 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions for a career-best fourth game in a row, Jared Goff has been a catalyst for the Detroit Lions' run of success and believes it's because he's playing as well as he ever has in his seven-season career.
Rams QB Baker Mayfield expected to be active, has real chance to play Thursday vs. Raiders
Los Angeles Rams quarterback Baker Mayfield is expected to be active tonight against the Las Vegas Raiders and has a real chance to play, NFL Network Insider Tom Pelissero reported.
Sean McVay: Rams 'working through' Baker Mayfield's status for 'Thursday Night Football' vs. Raiders
Could Baker Mayfield see action Thursday night against the Raiders? Rams head coach Sean McVay told reporters that they're "working through" their new quarterback's status for the game.
Kyle Shanahan downplays chances of Jimmy Garoppolo returning for 49ers this season: 'Not real optimistic about it'
Jimmy Garoppolo's foot injury, which will not require surgery, could still prevent him from returning at any point in 2022, coach Kyle Shanahan said Wednesday, adding he was 'Not real optimistic about it.'
Notre Dame TE Michael Mayer announces he intends to enter 2023 NFL Draft
Notre Dame tight end Michael Mayer, one of the top prospects in college football, announced on Wednesday that he intends to enter the 2023 NFL Draft.
Odell Beckham Jr. visit with Cowboys ends with no offer due to concerns over availability in 2022
The Cowboys originally looked to be very interested in acquiring Odell Beckham Jr. for the remainder of the season, but NFL Network's Jane Slater reported that they did not extend an offer to Beckham at the conclusion of his visit this week.
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