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Amari Cooper Week 13: Is Amari Cooper Playing on Thursday Night? (Updated)

Larry Rupp
Amari Cooper injury news on whether he is playing this week.
Amari Cooper injury news on whether he is playing this week. / Richard Rodriguez/GettyImages
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The Dallas Cowboys are looking to get healthy in order to compete with the top NFL teams down the final stretch of the 2021-22 season. They have been without wide receiver Amari Cooper for the last two games due to COVID-19 issues and his status remains up in the air for Week 13.

The Cowboys are reeling, having dropped three of their last four games. This is an offense that prides itself on a dangerous passing attack and it only makes sense that Dallas fans are anxiously awaiting the return of their Pro Bowl WR.

Amari Cooper Injury Update

Despite not practicing on Monday or Tuesday, the latest report is that Cooper is expected to travel with the team on Wednesday and to play on Thursday.

Is Amari Cooper Going To Play This Week?

No official announcement has been made, but Cooper will travel to New Orleans with the team on Wednesday and is expected to play on Thursday night.

Considering he hasn't been able to practice this week, it remains to be seen how much of a workload Cooper will be able to handle.

When is Amari Cooper Coming Back?

Cooper's return date is expected to be on Thursday Night Football against the New Orleans Saints.

Amari Cooper Cowboys Week 13

The Cowboys will look to shake off a few bad performances over the last few weeks when they travel to take on the New Orleans Saints in Week 13's edition of Thursday Night Football.

Dallas heads into that matchup as 4.5-point road favorites, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.


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