Lions keep cornerback Marcus Cooper

Lions keep cornerback Marcus Cooper

Lions keep cornerback Marcus Cooper

Posted by Michael David Smith on March 16, 2019, 2:49 PM EDT

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Marcus Cooper ended last year in Detroit, and he’ll start this year in Detroit as well.

Cooper, a cornerback who was claimed by the Lions on waivers last season, has re-signed on a one-year deal, according to Adam Caplan of SiriusXM NFL Radio.

Cooper played four games with the Lions last year and two with the Bears. The 29-year-old Cooper was a starter for the 2016 Cardinals but has been a backup and special teams contributor for most of his career.

Lions General Manager Bob Quinn likes bringing in players who can help on special teams, and Cooper has a good chance of earning a roster spot this year for those contributions, with anything he does on defense as a bonus.

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via ProFootballTalk

March 16, 2019 at 11:51AM


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