‘I am absolutely hot about it’: Cowboys legend Michael Irvin rips Amari Cooper for being unvaccinated against COVID-19

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An all-time great Dallas Cowboys receiver ripped off one of the team’s current pass catchers, Amari Cooper Not being vaccinated against COVID-19 And missing an important game on Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs resulting in damage,

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“I don’t know what word to put it on, but I’m absolutely hot about it,” said Hall of Fame receiver Michael Irwin. said Tuesday when interviewed by TMZ, “Are you kidding? I’ve got a guy named Cedric Wilson who makes $2 million and a guy named Noah Brown who makes $1 million? And I’ve got a guy who’s at home, on the bench, Not playing. It makes $21 million. It’s crazy.”

Cowboys fell 19-9, Sunday in Kansas City, in a game in which the entire offense — but quarterback Dak Prescott in particular — struggled. When fellow Cowboys receiver CD Lamb was kicked out of the game in the first half, the team’s receivers struggled to separate and suffered drops.


Cooper is currently in isolation due to a positive COVID-19 test. cowboys Cooper kept Reserve/Covid-19 list ahead of the Chiefs game on Friday. As an uneducated player, he must be away from the team for at least 10 days—meaning he will also miss Dallas’s Thanksgiving Day game against the Las Vegas Raiders.

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“Our job as athletes is to try to remove any reason not to win the Super Bowl,” Irwin continued. “That’s why I bet, so fatigue isn’t the reason I lose the Super Bowl. That’s why I play a million times, so that mistake isn’t the reason I lose the Super Bowl. You have to try.” Minimize any problems that could cost you a game or the Super Bowl. And COVID is one of them. You get vaccinated to try to reduce it as much as you can. Now, even after you get vaccinated You can get it, but it’s a different percentage of you getting it. And I want you to have that different percentage chance. I’m too hot for Amari Cooper not to be on that.”

Cooper would not get a chance to play against his former team, for which he played the first three seasons of his career.

Although he was more diplomatic about Cooper’s situation than Irvine, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones also admitted on a radio show Tuesday that Cooper’s absence hurt the team.

“Amarie Cooper Is Outstanding,” Jones Where’s the fan on 105.3, “He is one of the people with the highest character that you will ever be in any field. He is excellent in his introspection and how he acts. No one is saying he is not excellent, but it is an excellent case. That’s how it can affect a team. At the end of the day, it’s the team. You can’t win anything individually.

“The thing is, it made us pop. It made us pop.”

Cooper, 27, is in his seventh season in the NFL. He has caught 44 passes for 583 yards with five touchdowns this season, the second most in all those categories behind Lamb on the Cowboys.

Earlier in the week, Prescott defends Cooper and added: “Let’s not try to beat up that person or try to demean that person for personal judgment.”

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