LA Rams WR Cooper Kupp has torn knee ligament, McVay says

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Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp (18) carries for a touchdown in the second half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Bill Feig)

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) Los Angeles Rams receiver Cooper Kupp is out for the season after tearing a ligament in his left knee.

Coach Sean McVay on Monday confirmed the injury for Kupp, who led the Rams in yards receiving last season.

Kupp was hurt on a noncontact play during the Rams’ 36-31 victory over the Seattle Seahawks. An MRI exam confirmed a torn ligament for Kupp, who already missed two games last month with a different injury to the same knee.

Kupp has been a key contributor to Los Angeles’ high-octane passing game in both of his NFL seasons. He has 40 catches for 566 yards and six touchdowns this season, providing Jared Goff with a reliable target in the slot.

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