ALAMEDA (AP) — Oakland Raiders rookie receiver Amari Cooper was added to the Pro Bowl as an injury replacement.
The NFL announced Thursday that Cooper would take the place of New York Jets wideout Brandon Marshall.
Cooper is the fifth Raiders player to get the honor, joining injury replacement quarterback Derek Carr, safety Charles Woodson, pass rusher Khalil Mack and fullback Marcel Reece. Reece will not play because of a suspension for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing drugs.
Cooper led all rookies with 72 catches for 1,070 yards this season. He is the sixth Raiders rookie to make the Pro Bowl, joining Woodson, Tim Brown, Marcus Allen, Ray Guy and Raymond Chester,
49ers sign CFL receiver
SANTA CLARA (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have signed former CFL wide receiver Eric Rogers to a two-year deal.
Rogers spent the past two seasons with Calgary of the CFL before signing with the Niners on Thursday.
Rogers led the CFL with 1,448 yards receiving and 10 touchdown catches last season.
Rogers originally entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with Dallas in 2013. He was cut by the Cowboys that summer and went to Canada the following year.