Los Angeles Rams QB Jared Goff and WR Cooper Kupp the human (not to be confused with Cooper Pupp the service dog) are among the best quarterback-receiver tandems in 2019, according to ProFootballFocus.
PFF has Goff and Kupp with the fifth-best passer rating among the top-tandem list with 127.0:
Another chart-topper and another injury. Cooper Kupp’s 2018 season was also cut short, but what he’s been able to accomplish in two years with Jared Goff bodes well for the future. Kupp saw more than 100 targets in his rookie campaign in 2017 and Goff showed tremendous improvement in 2018, moving from a 75.6 overall grade to an 84.3 mark.
Kupp’s impact on the Rams offense since his arrival has been nothing short of amazing. A small school kid becoming one of the columns that propped up a new offense that helped make the Rams a winning team in 2017 is an accomplishment worthy of praise.
Still, it’s not fair to assume or expect him to return to that form this season. Some athletes have returned to the same level of play, but that’s still a rarity.
When he does return to 100 percent, it is fair to expect the Rams passing attack to return to it’s 2018 form, if not better. The Rams were an unstoppable force in 2018, save for a Super Bowl, and that was without Kupp for the second half of the year.
Also worth noting? Los Angeles Chargers QB Philip Rivers and TE Hunter Henry have the best passer rating with 143.7. Rivers actually makes the list two more times with WR Austin Ekeler (128.8) and WR Mike Williams (125.8). I’m sure Chargers fans will hold this over the heads of Rams’ fans, further feeding the fiery rivalry between the LA Rams and the (checks notes) Chargers of LA.