‘Where Do They Get All This Money!!!!!!!!’: NFL World Reacts To LA Rams Signing Cooper Kupp to $80 Million Extension

Published 06/09/2022, 7:30 AM EDT
Nov 7, 2021; Inglewood, California, USA; Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp (10) is defended by Tennessee Titans cornerback Elijah Molden (24) in the second half at SoFi Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports| Credit: Reuters

Los Angeles Rams recently signed a 3-year extension deal with their star defensive tackle Aaron Donald, but now they have considered one more player to join them for a longer term. According to sources, LA Rams and Cooper Kupp have agreed to a contract that will make Kupp amongst the highest paid wide receiver in the league.

Recently Ian Rapoport broke the news on his Twitter account and wrote, “The [Rams] and Super Bowl MVP Cooper Kupp have made significant progress on a new contract extension to pay him among the highest-paid WRs in the NFL. Likely a 3-year deal, it would hand Kupp well past $20M per year based on the new money average.”

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The deal between the Rams and WR Cooper Kupp is expected to be around $80 million, which includes $75 million as guaranteed money. Kupp had two years remaining on his contract, and now he has a 3-year extension to his contract.

That means Cooper Kupp will play for the Rams for the next 5-years at a total cost of $110 million.

Questions arise from the NFL community as LA Rams sign Cooper Kupp

Reacting to the news, the NFL fans were surprised by the back-to-back deals the Los Angeles Rams had made to acquire their high-performing stars. Here are some of the Twitter reactions by the NFL community.

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Well, the fans are worrying about how much money the franchise has and how they are spending it. LA Rams defeated Cincinnati Bengals by 32-20 and clinched their second Super Bowl victory. This year too they are preparing for a win by acquiring the players they trust the most.

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LA Rams had won the 2022 Super Bowl, and WR Cooper Kupp played a key role in the last season. In the 2021 season, he ran for 1,947 yards and had 145 receptions and 16 touchdowns. His catches and yards are 2nd most in the league’s history. Not only this, he played a key role to lead the Rams to a Super Bowl Win and also won a Triple Crown at Wide receiver.

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Aniket Srivastava

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Aniket Srivastava is an NFL Writer at Essentially Sports. Having completed his bachelor's in Architecture, he has worked under a few Architects until his love for writing urged him to be a full-time writer. Aniket has a keen interest in NFL and ardently follows two teams: Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, of course, because of Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes, respectively.

Edited By: Gurjyot Singh Dadial

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