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Chargers place Stephen Cooper on IR


He signed a new contract with the Chargers 10 days ago.  But after Stephen Cooper suffered a torn biceps, which was expected to require two-to-three months to heal, the team opted not to wait.

Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports that Cooper has been placed on injured reserve.  Acee thinks that, with the move, Cooper’s career with the Chargers is over.

Undrafted out of Maine in 2003, Cooper has played only for the Chargers.

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9 Responses to “Chargers place Stephen Cooper on IR”
  1. talkintrashallday says: Aug 22, 2011 8:15 PM

    He’s 32 years old. At least he got one more $810,000 check on his way out the NFL.

  2. radrntn says: Aug 22, 2011 8:31 PM

    one down , 52 more to go

  3. mataug says: Aug 22, 2011 8:32 PM

    they also have Bob Sanders, a strong candidate for admission into the IR ward

  4. paulbrownsrevenge says: Aug 22, 2011 10:45 PM

    whatever, how can you guys bust on him. The guy was undrafted out of Maine!!! he was a productive starter in the NFL. He overachieved and you guys make fun of him. wow.

  5. carlsbadboltfan says: Aug 22, 2011 11:36 PM

    radrntn says: Aug 22, 2011 8:31 PM

    one down , 52 more to go


    Guess that’s how raider “fans” think the only way they can win is have an entire team on IR.

  6. mrgroovesd says: Aug 22, 2011 11:50 PM

    I really liked Cooper and hoping he’d come help Mouton and Butler. Hopefully he stays on as an assistant LB coach.

  7. titsburgfeelers says: Aug 23, 2011 2:29 AM

    Good luck Cooper. I hated to see you beat on my team but that’s no way to go out. A well respected get well soon to a good story.

  8. axespray says: Aug 23, 2011 5:02 AM

    man, that’s rough.
    Good player, Great Worker.
    Never wanna see anyone go down with an Injury.

  9. dasmol says: Aug 23, 2011 4:56 PM

    @radrntn says:
    “one down , 52 more to go”

    You do Raider CEO Amy Trask proud. No stereotyping needed here.

    Coop is a good player. Hope he makes a full recovery.

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