Cooper Kupp Injury Update: Rams All-Pro WR is expected to play Week 9 after suffering an ankle injury against 49ers

Cooper Kupp Injury Update: Rams All-Pro WR is expected to play Week 9 after suffering an ankle injury against 49ers

San Francisco 49ers vs. Los Angeles Rams
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That Aries lost the Sunday game against the 49ers, but they seem to have avoided an even greater loss. star wide Cooper coupwho injured his ankle late in the 31:14 defeat suffered no structural damage but tissue swelling, per head coach Sean McVay. According to McVay, Kupp is expected to play the Buccaneers in Week 9.

Kupp, who walked off the field under his own power, was spotted in the dressing room after the game with his ankle wrapped. While he said he wants to see how his ankle reacts over the next few days, Kupp said signs indicated he was “dodging a bullet” with a more serious injury. according to The Athletic. Based on what McVay said, that appears to be the case.

When asked about Kupp’s injury after the game, McVay said he “kicked himself” for not running with the ball in the situation. McVay eventually called a run and a knee to end the game after Kupp’s injury, which came on a six-yard reception with 1:02 left.

The reception was Kupp’s only one in the second half. The All-Pro receiver finished the game for 79 yards on eight receptions while being targeted 12 times. Kupp had seven catches in the first half, including his 16-yard touchdown reception that gave the Rams a 14-7 lead 6:35 in the second quarter.

Los Angeles would not score again, however, as the 49ers had 24 unanswered points while beating the Rams for an eighth straight season in the regular season. The 49ers were led by their new running back, Christian McCaffreywho threw, caught and ran for points as San Francisco leveled their record at 4-4. The Rams fell to 3-4 and currently lie behind San Francisco and Seattle in the NFC West Division rankings.

Kupp’s status will certainly be something to watch throughout the week before taking on the Kupps next Sunday privateer. Despite opposing defenses focusing on stopping him, Kupp continues to lay down big numbers. He has 686 yards and five touchdowns on 64 receptions in seven games.





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