The Bears should be embarrassed by how historically open Cooper Kupp was on that 56-yard TD
I feel like a lot of football things happened yesterday and that we’re forgetting about one really fun/embarrassing moment – the Cooper Kupp 56-yard TD against the Bears on Sunday Night Football.
I mean, we’re just not talking enough about how open he was on that beautiful pass from Matthew Stafford, who had a nice little debut with the Rams in their 34-14 win at home over a Bears team that should make Justin Fields their starting QB.
If you saw the game then you must have been like me (unless your a Bears fan) and were just pointing and laughing at Chicago’s secondary, which was nowhere near Kupp.
Here’s the play:
Another one: Matthew Stafford slings a 56-yard TD to Cooper Kupp. No one close to Kupp.
— Ari Meirov (@MySportsUpdate) September 13, 2021
You can’t get much more wide open than that! In fact, it’s the most separation a receiver has had on a long pass in three years.
I learned that little fact right here:
Matthew Stafford & Cooper Kupp (56-yard TD)
Kupp had 11.3 yards of separation from the nearest defender when the pass arrived (#4 Eddie Jackson), the most separation on a completion over 40 yards downfield over the last three seasons.#CHIvsLAR | Powered by @awscloud pic.twitter.com/wknSES43KV
— Next Gen Stats (@NextGenStats) September 13, 2021
And just not the best defense.
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