Cooper Kupp

Rams receiver Cooper Kupp is eager to build on his rookie season

Rams receiver Cooper Kupp is eager to build on his rookie season

Rams receiver Cooper Kupp ended his first NFL season among the league’s top rookies.

A third-round pick from Eastern Washington, Kupp caught 62 passes for 869 yards and five touchdowns. He averaged 14 yards per reception.

“I believed in myself coming into this and being able to play at this level,” Kupp said Sunday after he gathered belongings from his locker at the team’s facility in Thousand Oaks. “So it’s obviously great being able to help produce.”

Three rookies caught more passes than Kupp, including New Orleans’ Alvin Kamara (81), Carolina’s Christian McCaffrey (80) and the New York Giants’ Evan Engram (64).

Kupp added another eight catches for 69 yards and a...

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