Amari Cooper has a robust relationship with quarterback Dak Prescott.
The 24-year-old huge receiver was despatched from the Raiders to the Cowboys in late October in alternate for a first-round decide. Cooper mentioned in a current interview he immediately clicked with Prescott.
“I really feel like the one approach to go is up with me and Dak,” Cooper mentioned this weekend, via the Dallas Morning News. “We simply have a pure chemistry. That is uncommon, as a result of you possibly can’t simply mix two gamers, a receiver and a quarterback, and say, ‘Hey, simply go on the market and have an excellent recreation.’
“It takes the quarterback and the receiver, their skill-set has to match. And it simply occurred like that.”
Cooper caught 53 passes for 725 yards and 6 touchdowns throughout his 9 common season video games with the Cowboys. He additionally added 13 receptions and a rating within the playoffs.
Cooper mentioned his reference to Prescott has improved within the offseason.
“We have been training. We have been throwing,” Cooper mentioned. “I do know him much more. I understand how he likes to throw the ball. He is aware of how I wish to run my routes. I really feel like we’re getting higher.”
Cooper and Prescott will each be free brokers after 2019. Dallas proprietor and normal supervisor Jerry Jones mentioned final week the workforce is having “energetic discussions” about extending each gamers.
“Actually, if there are alternatives there that make sense, then we’ll progress,” Jones mentioned. “I believe just about everyone’s on it fairly good that there is some fairly energetic discussions now with Dak and Amari.
“However it doesn’t suggest that some cannot decide up briefly order with different gamers that now we have on our roster that we actually need to hold right here in Dallas and have them stay Cowboys sooner or later.”
The Cowboys initially chosen Prescott within the fourth spherical of the 2016 draft. They’ve recorded a 32-16 document in Prescott’s begins and reached the playoffs in two of his three seasons.