Raiders acquire first-round selection, trade wide receiver Amari Cooper

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have acquired a first-round selection in the 2019 NFL Draft via a trade with the Dallas Cowboys, the club announced Monday. As part of the trade terms, the Raiders have agreed to send the Cowboys WR Amari Cooper in exchange for the selection.

A first-round selection (fourth overall) by the Raiders in the 2015 NFL Draft, Cooper started in 47-of-52 career games for the club. Since joining the club, Cooper has tallied 225 receptions for 3,183 yards (14.1 avg.) and 19 touchdowns. A two-time Pro Bowler, Cooper became just the third player in NFL history to record 1,000 receiving yards and 70 receptions in each of his first two seasons (2015-16).

Last season, Cooper started in 12-of-14 contests and caught 48 passes for 680 yards (14.2 avg.), adding a career-high seven scores.

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