NFL Trade Rumors: Cooper Kupp’s reported $80 million deal with Los Angeles Rams sets record as the most expensive Wide Receiver

Cooper Kupp, the 2022 Super Bowl MVP, has decided to extend his contract with the Los Angeles Rams. The agreement will be a three-year contract extension that ties Kupp to LA for the next five years, at $10 Million. Upon accepting the contract he engraves his place within the NFL’s highest-paid wide receivers, as per our sources. 

The 2021 AP offensive player of the year will be under contract with the Rams till 2026. His three year contract extension is worth up to $80 Million. 

The 28-year-old is delighted with the offer and says, “The Los Angeles Rams made a childhood vision a reality when they showed their belief in me on draft day and today they showed continued faith. For that, I want to thank the Kroenke family, the front office, and coach [Sean] McVay,” Kupp said, in part, in a statement. “To every single Rams fan: I’m grateful for our first five years together and even more excited by our future. LG!!”

Cooper Kupp
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 14: Cooper Kupp #10 of the Los Angeles Rams poses for a picture with the Pete Rozelle Trophy during the Super Bowl LVI head coach and MVP press conference at Los Angeles Convention Center on February 14, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Katelyn Mulcahy/Getty Images)

Cooper owes $14.8 million in 2022 and $14.6 million in 2023 under his prior contract, but after a season to remember, he’ll be earning a sizable amount after that. Kupp’s yearly salary of $26.7 million from 2024 to 2026 would rank him fourth among wide receivers in terms of annual salary.

Cooper Kupp has earned a raise that places him among the NFL’s elite, where he undeniably belongs, after winning the triple crown, the AP NFL Offensive Player of the Year, and the Super Bowl MVP.

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