If you’ve ever wondered why horse-collar tackles are outlawed in football, this is exactly why.
Rams WR Cooper Kupp was carted off the field Sunday during the LA’s game against the Broncos in Denver after suffering a gruesome appearing left knee injury that occurred while being pulled down from behind by Darian Stewart.
#Rams WR Cooper Kupp is carted off the field.
Here’s his injury pic.twitter.com/qzJRidCmZ7
— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) October 14, 2018
Kupp has emerged as one of the best young receivers in the league, thriving in the Rams potent offense opposite Brandon Cooks.
Despite how bad he injury appeared, he was somehow able to return for the second half.