Rams WR Cooper Kupp ‘respectfully’ disagrees with Vikings WR Justin Jefferson rating himself forward of triple-crown winner

Thus, Kupp, who additionally received Tremendous Bowl Most Precious Participant within the Rams’ conquer the Cincinnati Bengals, would appear to have earned some excessive regard. Nonetheless, Jefferson has beforehand opined that Davante Adams is the very best WR within the sport and that he’ll surpass him within the 2022 season.

Maybe unsurprisingly, it is a stance Kupp does not look unkindly upon.

Hailed for his work ethic and tenacity in changing into one of many sport’s greats, Kupp, 29, complimented Jefferson’s mindset.

“I might hope he would say that,” stated Kupp, whose stellar 2021 season got here with Kevin O’Connell, now Jefferson’s head coach, at offensive coordinator. “I feel that is the fantastic thing about this sport. I feel it speaks to the competitiveness of this league. For those who’re not placing your self as the very best and you are not working to be the very best, then I would be involved about stepping on the sphere with you when you do not feel such as you’ve ready to be the very best participant that you would be able to be.”

Jefferson, 23, is off to a most scintillating begin to his profession, one higher than simply about anybody else within the historical past books. His 3,016 receiving yards are probably the most in league historical past over a participant’s first two seasons. In his two seasons, he is put up 196 catches, 17 touchdowns and the aforementioned 3,016 yards, which all examine fairly properly to Kupp’s 237 receptions, 2,921 yards and 19 touchdowns in that very same span.

Whether or not or not it’s Adams, Kupp, Jefferson, Stefon Diggs, Tyreek Hill or whomever else, there are arguments aplenty for who the very best within the sport is.

There isn’t a arguing nonetheless that within the enviornment of statistics and workforce success, Kupp stood above all of them in 2022, identical to his Rams. The talk, in all regard, will kick off once more in just a few weeks with the daybreak of a brand new season.