For the Oakland Raiders, selecting former Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper in the first round of the 2015 NFL draft was a perfect choice.
The team didn’t waste any time getting Cooper in the fold, signing him to a four-year, $22.67 million contract, all of which is guaranteed.
To say that adding Cooper was much needed would be an understatement. He will soon find himself as the team’s No. 1 wide receiver opposite the recently signed Michael Crabtree.
Adding Cooper also creates more depth at wide receiver for Oakland. It pushes Kenbrell Thompkins, Rod Streater and Andre Holmes all down one notch. It also gives Derek Carr that young play maker he was missing as a rookie last year.
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