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Marcus Cooper | Defensive Back

Team: Kansas City Chiefs
Age / DOB:  (24) / 2/1/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 192
College: Rutgers
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The Chiefs benched rookie LCB Marcus Cooper for Week 16 against the Colts.
Following a very impressive start to his seventh-round rookie year, Cooper had struggled mightily of late, likely losing confidence. The Chiefs went with Dunta Robinson at slot/nickel back, and Brandon Flowers kicking over to left corner. Coach Andy Reid said Monday the Chiefs will still give Cooper an opportunity to "work his way back in," likely by playing in Week 17 while other players rest. Mon, Dec 23, 2013 01:28:00 PM

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Chiefs claimed CB Marcus Cooper off waivers from the 49ers.

Cooper was San Francisco's seventh-round pick this past April. He'll slot in as depth behind Brandon Flowers, Dunta Robinson, and Sean Smith at corner.
Sun, Sep 1, 2013 02:51:00 PM

49ers agreed to terms with No. 252 overall pick CB Marcus Cooper on a four-year contract.

The third to last pick of the draft, Cooper is facing long odds of cracking the 49ers' 53-man roster. He should be stashed on the practice squad where he'll be developed as a potential special teamer.
Fri, May 10, 2013 11:30:00 AM

49ers selected Rutgers CB Marcus Cooper with the No. 252 overall pick.

Cooper did not have a ton of starting experience, but he becomes the seventh Rutgers player to be selected. He likely put forward a nice workout for team scouts and caught their attention. He is nothing more than depth.
Sat, Apr 27, 2013 07:29:00 PM

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