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Cooper Kupp leaves Wild Card game with leg injury, not believed to be major

Rams WR Cooper Kupp is headed to the locker room to get his leg checked out in the Wild Card round against Seattle.

Wide receiver Cooper Kupp #10 of the Los Angeles Rams completes a reception over free safety Quandre Diggs #37 and strong safety Jamal Adams #33 of the Seattle Seahawks during the second quarter of the NFC Wild Card Playoff game at Lumen Field on January 09, 2021 in Seattle, Washington. Photo by Steph Chambers/Getty Images

Post-game update: Kupp’s injury is not believed to be major and is being described as a knee contusion, per Mike Garafolo.

The Los Angeles Rams are headed to the divisional round but they suffered a late injury that we’ll need to track in the coming week. Wide receiver Cooper Kupp left Saturday’s win over the Seattle Seahawks with 2:05 to go in the fourth quarter after suffering a leg injury. It was a non-contact injury and after leaving the field he went to the locker room with a trainer.

Kupp left the game after leading LA with 78 receiving yards on four catches. This came after he missed Week 17 while on the team’s COVID-19 injured reserve list. He was activated for this week and immediately stepped in with a team-high nine targets before the injury.