Extensive receiver Amari Cooper says he needs to be a Cowboy “for a very long time” in keeping with Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News.

Cooper insists he “isn’t pondering” about his contract, which expires on the finish of this season. Regardless of making little headway in extension talks, it’s clear the 25-year-old appears himself staying in Dallas long-term. “I do wish to be a Dallas Cowboy for a very long time,” mentioned the three-time Professional Bowler. “I like the group. I like all the pieces we’ve occurring.”

Initially the No.4-overall decide within the 2015 draft out of Alabama by the Oakland Raiders, Cooper fell out of favor with Raiders head coach Jon Gruden and was dealt to the Cowboys at midseason in a commerce that was broadly ridiculed within the NFL on the time.

Cooper loved a rebirth in Dallas final 12 months, totaling 725 yards and 6 touchdowns in 9 video games, and remains to be simply 25 years previous.

He’s scheduled to internet $13.9 million within the last 12 months of his rookie deal and is reportedly trying to change into the highest-paid wideout within the league on his subsequent deal, which might put him over the $18 million/12 months Odell Beckham Jr. netted on his contract extension.