Cooper Kupp is coming off one of the best seasons in NFL history by a wide receiver, posting 145 receptions, 1,947 receiving yards, and 16 touchdowns en route to helping the Los Angeles Rams win a Super Bowl. Despite becoming just the fourth wideout since 1990 to win the Triple Crown (lead all wide receivers in receptions, yards, and touchdowns), Kupp explains why he doesn’t consider himself a top-5 wide receiver in the NFL in an interview with Brandon Marshall and Adam “Pacman” Jones – an interview in which he was asked to list the five best wideouts in the NFL.
“I think most receivers in this game, most guys playing at this level, they’ve got something that they do better than anyone else. Every receiver you just had on this list is great at something. I think every single one of those guys is a better athlete than I am, quicker than I am, better out of their breaks than I am, all of that stuff,” Kupp said. “Those guys are the best of the best when looking at this list.”
After making the first list of his top-five wide receivers, Kupp wanted a chance to make some revisions. In his second — and official — copy of his top-five, Kupp included Davante Adams, Justin Jefferson, Stefon Diggs, Ja’Marr Chase, and Odell Beckham Jr., in that order.
It wasn’t surprising to see Kupp be humble with his…