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The Cardinals have lost their first-round pick indefinitely.
Rookie left guard Jonathan Cooper suffered a broken leg in the third quarter of Saturday night’s exhibition loss to San Diego coach Bruce Arians said according to multiple reports. Per multiple media outlets Cooper has a broken fibula.
Cooper was injured when he was blocking downfield on a running play. As running back Alfonso Smith was being tackled the collision took out Cooper who was not facing the play.
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The Arizona Cardinals caught a terrible break during their preseason game. First-round pick Jonathan Cooper broke his leg.
According to multiple sources Cardinals first round pick OG Jonathan Cooper has broken his fibula and may miss the season. I will continue to update as more information becomes available. Rookie guard Jonathan Cooper, the seventh-overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, broke his leg Saturday night and is feared out for the season.-RaisingZona.com August 24th Need NFL Tickets? ...
Cardinals’ first round draft pick Jonathan Cooper suffered a broken leg in
Saturday’s preseason game against the San Diego Chargers, according to CBS Sports' Will Brinson. Cooper was drafted with the no. 7 overall pick in the
2013 NFL Draft as an interior offensive lineman out of the University of North
Carolina. He was expected to start at right guard for Arizona...
Arizona Cardinals left guard suffered a broken leg and could be done for the season.
Cooper has broken leg, Arians said. Looks like he might be out for the yr. Not for sure
— Kent Somers (@kentsomers) August 25, 2013
TEMPE, Ariz. There was good news Monday at Cardinals practice.
None of the other injuries the team sustained on Saturday against San Diego is expected to be long term, and left guard Jonathan Cooper has a chance to return this season from a broken left fibula.
Coach Bruce Arians said the earliest Cooper could return would be with six games left. Whether the Cardinals will be in...
Ryan Mathews is off and running this preseason, and Jonathan Cooper's season could be over before it really began. Mathews, slowed by two broken collarbones a year ago, carried 14 times for 57 yards and a TD, and the Chargers beat the mistake-prone Cardinals 24-7 for their first preseason victory under new coach Mike McCoy.
Saying things didn't go too well for the Arizona Cardinals Saturday night might be an understatement. Not only did the redbirds lose its first-round draft pick — right guard Jonathan Cooper, who broke his leg and is out indefinitely — but they were on the wrong side of a wacky touchdown in a 24-7 loss to the San Diego Chargers.
In the second quarter, the Cardinals were...