Cardinals Claim Pharoh Cooper Off Waivers

Pharoh Cooper during a Rams preseason game against the Oakland Raiders at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.Photo: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

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Tempe, AZ – The Arizona Cardinals Football Club today announced that the team has been awarded its waiver claim on wide receiver PHAROH COOPER (FAIR-oh) from the Los Angeles Rams.

Cooper (5-11, 208) was an All-Pro and Pro Bowl selection in 2017 with the Rams as a return specialist after appearing in all 16 games and finishing with 932 kick return yards (27.4-yard avg.) and 399 punt return yards (12.5-yard avg). His 1,331 combined return yardage was the most in the NFL last season. He entered the league with the Rams as a fourth-round selection (117th overall) in the 2016 NFL Draft out of South Carolina. The 23-year old Cooper has played in 31 career games (four starts) the past three seasons and has 25 receptions for 190 yards, 59 kickoff returns for 1,501 yards (25.4-yard avg.) and a touchdown, and 39 punt returns for 416 yards (10.7-yard avg.).