Pharoh Cooper

New York Giants
Wide Receiver #10
New York Giants
Wide Receiver #10

Pharoh Cooper News

Not elevated ahead of Week 18

Cooper will not be elevated from the Giants' practice squad ahead of Week 18, Paul Schwartz of the New York Post reports.

Analysis: After being a part of the active roster for each of the Giants' last seven games, the wide receiver will be remain on the practice squad in Week 18. Cooper will finish the season with four receptions for 33 yards while also racking up 207 kick-return yards.

Jan 8, 2022 2:39 PM EST


Targeted twice in loss

Cooper was unable to corral either of his two targets in Sunday's 29-3 loss to Chicago.

Analysis: Cooper played 19 snaps (34 percent), placing him third among Giants receivers on the day. Despite the lack of other healthy options, the 26-year-old has been unable to make an impact on offense, failing to catch any of his five targets over the last three games.

Jan 3, 2022 10:58 AM EST



Elevated, should be involved Sunday

Cooper was elevated to the Giants' active roster from the practice squad for Sunday's game against the Bears, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

Analysis: Cooper will join the 53-man roster as expected since New York is missing the entirety of its receiving corps besides Kenny Golladay. David Sills and Alex Bachman were also elevated for Sunday's contest.

Jan 1, 2022 1:39 PM EST


Likely elevated Sunday

Cooper is expected to be elevated to the Giants' active roster from the practice squad for Sunday's game against the Bears, Zack Rosenblatt of The Newark Star-Ledger reports.

Analysis: New York is expected to be without most of its receiving corps besides Kenny Golladay, so Cooper is likely to be elevated from the practice squad and could have a significant role Sunday. The 26-year-old has four receptions for 33 yards in seven games for the Giants this season.

Dec 31, 2021 10:43 AM EST


Heads back to practice squad

Cooper reverted to the Giants' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's transaction log.

Analysis: Cooper played 36 of the team's 76 offensive snaps, but he failed to catch his only target. He also played 11 special-team snaps, recording two kick returns for 38 yards and two punt returns for 16 yards.

Dec 28, 2021 1:16 PM EST



Moves to active roster

Cooper was activated from the practice squad as a COVID-19 replacement Wednesday. Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

Analysis: Cooper returns to the active roster with Sterling Shepard (Achilles) now on IR, and both John Ross and Kadarius Toney on the COVID list, although Toney could return Thursday. Cooper has played six games with the Giants this season, recording four catches on eight trargets for 33 yards. He'll try to give the Giants offense a boost Sunday when they take on the Eagles.

Dec 22, 2021 4:40 PM EST


Heads back to practice squad

Cooper has reverted to the Giants' practice squad, per the NFL's official transaction report.

Analysis: Cooper has regularly jumped between New York's practice squad and active roster, and he's been on the field for five straight games. During Sunday's loss to Dallas, he handled three offensive snaps but failed to secure either of his targets. He also had 10 snaps on special teams and logged one 15-yard kick return.

Dec 21, 2021 5:11 AM EST


Elevated again

Cooper was elevated from the practice squad Thursday, Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News reports.

Analysis: Cooper has been active for each of the Giants' last five game and has racked up four catches for 33 yards in that span. However, his primary contribution has come on special teams, as he's regularly served as both the team's punt and kick returner. With Kadarius Toney (illness) and John Ross (illness) both on the reserve/COVID-19 list, Cooper should fill a similar role in Week 15 against Dallas.

Dec 16, 2021 4:34 PM EST


Headed back to practice squad

Cooper reverted to the Giants' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's transaction log.

Analysis: Cooper has been active for each of the team's last five games and has done the majority of his work on special teams. That was true in Week 14, as he had one punt return for no yards and two kick returns for 34 yards. Cooper did also manage one reception for six yards.

Dec 13, 2021 6:59 PM EST


Activated from practice squad

Cooper has been brought up from the practice squad and will suit up for Sunday's game against Tampa Bay, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

Analysis: With Kadarius Toney (oblique) ruled out and Sterling Shepard (quad) and Kenny Golladay (ribs) listed as questionable, the Giants have brought up Cooper from the practice squad. The 26-year-old caught two passes for 21 yards in last week's contest against the Dolphins.

Dec 11, 2021 2:40 PM EST


Back to practice squad

Cooper was reverted to the practice squad Monday.

Analysis: The 26-year-old had two catches on three targets for 21 yards after being elevated for Sunday's loss to the Dolphins. Cooper will head back to the practice squad with Sterling Shepard (quadriceps) and Kadarius Toney (quadriceps/oblique) potentially returning ahead of the Giants' Week 14 game against the Chargers.

Dec 6, 2021 8:03 PM EST


Elevated Saturday

Cooper was elevated from the practice squad Saturday, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

Analysis: Cooper is likely to be active for his third consecutive game as Sterling Shepard (quadriceps) and Kadarius Toney (quadriceps) remain doubtful for Sunday's contest against the Dolphins. Cooper drew two targets in Week 12 against Philadelphia, logging one reception for six yards.

Dec 4, 2021 3:24 PM EST


Returns to practice squad

Cooper reverted to the Giants' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's transaction log.

Analysis: Cooper was heavily involved in his third game of the season, as he handled 35 of 60 offensive snaps and caught one of two targets for six yards against the Eagles. He also handled one carry for three yards, and logged both a kick and punt return among his nine snaps on special teams.

Nov 30, 2021 5:40 AM EST


Promoted to active roster

Cooper was activated from the practice squad Saturday.

Analysis: Cooper was added to the active roster after Sterling Shepard (quadriceps) was ruled out and Kadarius Toney (quadriceps) was deemed doubtful for Sunday's matchup against the Eagles. Cooper has been active for two games this season, but he has yet to see a target after playing primarily on special teams.

Nov 27, 2021 8:08 PM EST


Returns to practice squad

Cooper has reverted back to the Gians' practice squad, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.

Analysis: Cooper was promoted to New York's 53-man roster prior to Monday's 30-10 loss to Tampa Bay. It was his second time suiting up this season. However, he ultimately did not see any snaps.

Nov 23, 2021 4:16 PM EST


Elevated for Monday

Cooper was elevated from the Giants' practice squad to the active roster for Monday's game against the Buccaneers, Michael Elsen of the Giants' official site reports.

Analysis: Cooper was also elevated for Week 9 and served as New York's return man versus Las Vegas, and it appears he'll fill that role again Monday coming out of the bye week.

Nov 22, 2021 2:41 PM EST


Heads to practice squad

Cooper reverted back to the Giants' practice squad Monday, Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News reports.

Analysis: Cooper played on just two offensive snaps in the Giants' win over the Raiders Sunday. The wideout saw most of his game action on special teams, playing 13 snaps and logging three kick returns for 45 yards and two punts for 26 yards. Cooper added one tackle on kick coverage.

Nov 11, 2021 8:31 AM EST


Bumped up from practice squad

Cooper was elevated to the Giants' active roster Saturday, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

Analysis: Cooper just signed with the Giants' practice squad on Nov. 3 after a stint with Jacksonville. Cooper last saw the field in 2020 with the Panthers, and he'll look to add some depth to a Giants' wide receiver group that has battled injuries all season.

Nov 6, 2021 2:16 PM EST


Links up with New York Giants

Cooper signed a deal to join the Giants' practice squad Wednesday, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

Analysis: Cooper will join a New York receiving core that has been dealing with a number of injuries since the start of the season. The veteran receiver will add depth to the Giants' roster and could see a role in the offense if their receivers suffer any more injuries. Expect Cooper to find his spot on the roster behind Dante Pettis, John Ross and Collin Johnson.

Nov 3, 2021 7:01 PM EST


Done in Jacksonville

The Jaguars released Cooper on Tuesday.

Analysis: Cooper appeared in all 16 games with the Cardinals last season, but he wasn't able to secure a depth role in Jacksonville's receiving corps. The veteran wideout is a fairly capable reserve option and can contribute on special teams, so he could draw interest elsewhere in the league.

Aug 31, 2021 1:16 PM EST


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