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Random Ramsdom: Will Cooper Kupp reach 11 touchdowns?

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Much like Sean McVay and Matthew Stafford, Cooper Kupp seems to now have the parts around him to achieve a career season with the Los Angeles Rams.

Kupp had three touchdowns in 2020. Before that, he reached 10 scores in 2019 which represented his best TD tally since entering the league in 2017. This year, the former third round draft pick will have the benefit of an upgrade at the passer position, additions to the receiver room to stretch the real estate, and a top tier defense.

Although, It could make it harder for any of the LA receivers to reach a record number end zone visits because of how dynamic and talented the group is. Robert Woods, DeSean Jackson, Van Jefferson, Tyler Higbee, and Cam Akers, are the targets that will also be making a case for the ball to go their way. That’s good news for Rams fans and team goals, bad news for individual stats and opposing defenses.

Last season four NFL receivers had more than 11 touchdowns and three had exactly 11. Buccaneers pass catcher Mike Evans had 13 which helped his team reach the Super Bowl. On the other hand, Kupp had his 10-score campaign during the only McVay season the Rams missed the playoffs. So how critical is it to hit that mark? Hard to say, but with 11 days remaining to the start of Training Camp and the return of football action, we talk about it.

Poll

How many touchdowns will Kupp have next season?

This poll is closed

  • 50%
    Under 11
    (114 votes)
  • 38%
    Over 11
    (88 votes)
  • 11%
    11
    (25 votes)
227 votes total Vote Now

Now for today’s links:

Rams News:

D-Line Trainer: Sebastian Joseph-Day poised for ‘blow up year’ - Cameron DaSilva (The Rams Wire)

Charles Woodson names Jalen Ramsey, Xavien Howard as top CBs in NFL - Cameron DaSilva (The Rams Wire)

LA Rams Aaron Donald should be favorite for NFL DPOY this year - Bret Stuter (Ramblin Fan)

The pressure on Los Angeles Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford this season is immense - Liam Fox (Forbes)

NFL News:

Tom Brady led Buccaneers to Super Bowl LV on completely torn MCL with Nick Shook (NFL.com)

Richard Sherman pleads not guilty to five misdemeanors with Grant Gordon (NFL.com)

Ted Ginn announces retirement after 14 NFL seasons with Nick Shook (NFL.com)

New England Patriots QB Cam Newton views coming season as ‘put up or shut up’ time with Mike Reiss (ESPN)