Who says Amari Cooper can’t go home to play for the Miami Dolphins?
And we have arrived at the Miami Dolphins, Cooper’s hometown team. Who says he can’t go home and play for the Dolphins? Though they have not won a playoff game since 2000, there is a lot to like about their chances of landing him. One, Miami has more cap space than anyone. Two, they play in the other conference from Dallas. And three, there are plenty of Alabama guys there.
Yes, Cooper would be catching passes from Tua Tagovailoa and be in the same receiving corps as Jaylen Waddle. Tagovailoa does not have the highest ceiling as an NFL passer, but the dude is accurate. With Waddle expected to be the Miami equivalent of Deebo Samuel in new head coach Mike McDaniel’s offense, all Cooper has to do is catch balls and be himself for it to work in Miami.
Simply put, this is not all that pressure-packed of a situation for him. Though there are challenges of playing games at home, wouldn’t it be something if one of the best South Florida high school stars in recent memory helped bring the Dolphins back to prominence? Going to a franchise that is all-in on its innovative new head coach, Miami could be a very strong team in a matter of seasons.
Ultimately, Miami has the financial capital to pay Cooper more in a state with no income taxes.