Report: Eagles, Cooper Close To Deal
According to Jeff McLane, talks have heated up between the Eagles and Cooper’s representatives and an agreement could be struck over the next few days. The report adds that the Eagles are expected to sign Jeremy Maclin as well, most likely to a one-year prove-it deal.
Cooper posted career highs in catches (47), yards (835) and touchdowns (8) under Chip Kelly while averaging 17.8 yards per catch. He contributed as a blocker in the run game as well, which is a must in Kelly’s system.
The 6-3 wideout has stated on multiple occasions that his preference is to stay in Philadelphia.
“You definitely [have to do what is best for you financially] but that’s where I’m hoping the Eagles come into play and I’m here,” he said immediately following the season.