3 offensive players that shined for the Browns in Week 2

Browns, Amari Cooper. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports
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No. 2: Amari Cooper, wide receiver

That stat line for Amari Cooper in Week 1 against the Panthers was one that would lead you to believe he didn’t play well. That wasn’t the case as he routinely beat his man in coverage all day and the quarterback couldn’t get the ball to him consistently or accurately.

That changed this week when Cooper proved he is still a number one wide receiver in this league catching nine of his 10 targets for 101 yards and a touchdown. While doing that he made it look easy at times to create large amounts of separation with his smooth route running. Cooper remains one of the best route runners in the league and Sunday it was on full display.

In Week 2 prior to Monday Night Football, Cooper had the second highest receiving grade in the league according to PFF. Cooper took some fire from fans after Week 1 asking if he really could lead this group of unproven wide receivers.

If the Browns continue to get this level of play from Cooper the team’s passing attack with Jacoby Brissett will be just fine complimenting the running game.