November 12, 2018 / 5:25 PM / 8 months ago

Reports confirm torn ACL for Rams WR Kupp

FILE PHOTO: Nov 11, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Rams tight end Gerald Everett (81) celebrates with Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp (18) after scoring a touchdown in the first half of the game against the Seattle Seahawks at the Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp tore the ACL in his left knee Sunday and will miss the rest of the 2018 season.

An MRI confirmed the preliminary diagnosis Monday morning, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported.

Kupp finishes his second NFL season with 40 catches for 566 yards and six touchdowns. The 2017 third-round draft pick has 102 receptions for 1,435 yards and 11 TDs in 23 career games.

Kupp appeared to suffer a non-contact injury during the fourth quarter of the Rams’ 36-31 victory over the Seattle Seahawks. He made a cut on his left leg and fell to the ground, holding his knee. He had to be helped off the field.

Kupp originally sprained the same knee when he was tackled in mid-October as the Rams beat the Broncos 23-20 in Denver. He missed two games before returning for the Week 9 loss in New Orleans.

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