Rams Beat: WR Cooper Kupp worth watching

When third down presented itself Saturday and quarterback Jared Goff needed to keep the sticks moving, he went to Cooper Kupp -- four times in eight third-down situations.

Kupp, a third-round pick after a record-setting career at Eastern Washington, has already solidified a role as the Los Angeles Rams' slot receiver. Now he has become a security blanket for the Rams' second-year quarterback.

Fantasy Impact: 

In two preseason games, Kupp has hauled in eight of his 10 targets for 105 yards and a touchdown. Rookie WRs don't always tend to make a major fantasy impact, but story added Kupp is the one who seems poised to lead the Rams in catches this year, because he's so sure-handed and because he has such a knack for getting open.

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