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Rams WR Cooper Kupp leads the NFL in WR Rating

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 19: Cooper Kupp #18 of the Los Angeles Rams warms up during pregame warm ups prior to playing the Oakland Raiders in an NFL preseason football game at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on August 19, 2017 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

  • Of the 24 wide receivers to have seen at least nine passes thrown their way this preseason, none have a higher wide receiver rating (passer rating for quarterbacks throwing to that receiver) than Los Angeles Rams rookie Cooper Kupp, who has posted a rating of 143.8 after picking up 105 yards and a touchdown on eight receptions.
  • Kupp has also averaged 3.18 yards per route run so far this August, ranking second among the 67 wide receivers who have played at least 30 receiving snaps.
  • The former Eastern Washington wide receiver was one of the most productive wide receivers in college football in 2016, dominating at an FCS level and averaging 3.32 yards per route run over the course of the season.

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