If the Dallas Cowboys part ways with Amari Cooper, ESPN’s Louis Riddick sees the New England Patriots as an ideal landing spot.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Cowboys are “likely” to release Cooper before his $20 million contract becomes guaranteed on March 20. On Sunday morning’s SportsCenter, via NESN’s Adam London, Riddick suggested Foxborough as the best destination for the 27-year-old wide receiver.
“Yeah, I think this has New England Patriots written all over it ’cause they really need someone who has No. 1-wide receiver capability in the form of Amari Cooper,” Riddick said.
New England hasn’t had a 1,000-yard receiver in the last two years. Cooper, meanwhile, has broken that barrier five times in seven seasons. Even last year’s underwhelming 865 yards came just one yard shy of Patriots-leader Jakobi Meyers.
While Cooper could provide fellow Alabama