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Oakland Raiders wide receiver Amari Cooper can do everything. The former Crimson Tide is just as likely to take a screen pass to the house as he is a go route.
There is not a player in the league who has better footwork than Cooper as he can make the best cornerbacks look silly and burn them deep.
Not surprisingly, quarterbacks had the second highest passer rating in the NFL when targeting Cooper on a go route, per Pro Football Focus.
These wideouts were deadly on go routes last year pic.twitter.com/oLIiVuZI5U
— Pro Football Focus (@PFF) July 1, 2017
Each season, Cooper has had memorable go routes go for six including his first career touchdown against the Baltimore Ravens, his touchdown Week 5 against the Los Angeles Chargers and his touchdown Week 8 in Tampa Bay.
Cooper is so tough to stop as he makes cornerbacks play up on him as Cooper has the explosiveness to score from anywhere. Once they get in his grill, he is too fast for a cornerback to stay with him.
With Cooper far from satisfied, he has worked his tail off this entire offseason and it should not surprise anyone to see him become the best deep-threat in the NFL next season.
Ryan is currently a student at the University of North Carolina. He grew up in the Bay Area and has had Raiders season tickets his entire life fostering his love for the NFL. He has founded his own sports website, thejrreport.com and works at the Sports Desk for the Daily Tar Heel. You can follow Ryan on twitter @rytime98 if you want to discuss anything sports.