Draft Scout Snapshot: A closer look at the Cardinals' picks: Round 1/7 - Jonathan Cooper, 6-2, 311, G, North Carolina...The Cardinals ranked him as the top guard in the draft. They love his athleticism, comparing him to former Steelers great Alan Faneca. Cooper is athletic enough not only to pull but also to hit someone when he does. He can change directions to block defenders. He's smart and he started 47 games in four seasons. The Cardinals haven't decided which side he will play. - The Sports Xchange
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12/29/14 - G Jonathan Cooper missed a second consecutive game with a left wrist injury. Cooper had started the two previous games. In two seasons, the seventh overall pick in the 2013 draft has made only two starts.
12/24/14 - G Jonathan Cooper has a fracture in his right hand, and the team hasn't been able to fit him with a cast that allows flexibility. Cooper's status won't be known until later in the week but he is practicing.
12/22/14 - G Jonathan Cooper missed the game with a left wrist injury. Cooper had started the two previous games.
12/19/14 - G Jonathan Cooper (wrist) is out of Sunday's game.
12/17/14 - OG Jonathan Cooper suffered an injury to his left hand and is playing with a cast. Cooper started the last two games at left guard.
09/24/14 - G Jonathan Cooper, the seventh overall pick in 2013, didn't move into the starting lineup in the bye week. Ted Larsen has played decently at left guard, and Arians and his staff don't want to make a chance with the group.
09/22/14 - G Jonathan Cooper, the seventh overall pick in 2013, will not move into the starting lineup during the bye week, coach Bruce Arians said. The team is satisfied with the play of Ted Larsen.
08/25/14 - G Jonathan Cooper is trying to play through a painful turf toe that's kept him out for two weeks. Cooper seems to be accepting the fact that it's going to bother him for much of this season. He practiced on Monday for the first time in two weeks.
"I'll do what I can to manage the issue and get out there as soon as I can," he said.
In the meantime, the Cardinals are pleased with Ted Larsen, who is started at left guard.
08/11/14 - G Jonathan Cooper suffered a toe injury against the Texans but isn't expected to miss much time. Cooper is competing with Earl Watford for the starting job.
08/31/13 - G Jonathan Cooper (leg) was placed on reserve/injured by the Cardinals Friday.