LA Rams WR Cooper Kupp is wasting no time in shooting down these NFL rumors

WR Cooper Kupp is taking to social media to talk football, launch his new coffee brand, and shoot down these NFL rumors.
Los Angeles Rams OTA Offseason Workout, Cooper Kupp
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LA Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp has been quite active on social media of late. Of course, as the saying goes, follow the money. In this case, Cooper and Anna Kupp are launching a cleverly named coffee brand - Dodo Coffee Company, based in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Of course, what better way to market a coffee brand than to host a new podcast named "Daily Grind." So here is the maiden voyage of the Daily Grind podcast, starring Cooper and Anna Kupp:

Table of Contents

Their first YouTube podcast (embedded below) is an ambitious debut, covering nearly an hour of conversation between husband and wife, with the exception that the husband is an All-Pro NFL wide receiver who has carved his name into the NFL All-Time record books. So what do they discuss? This is the table of contents of their first episode:

  • 00:00 - Show opening
  • 00:55 - Why we started this show
  • 1:54 - We launched a coffee shop!
  • 5:16 - Finding balance in the chaos
  • 8:03 - The value of stillness
  • 10:32 - Stillness versus stagnancy
  • 13:13 - Can you focus on other things during the NFL season?
  • 14:40 - The problem with Bill Walsh's coaching philosophy
  • 18:02 - Off field sacrifices during Super Bowl season in 2021
  • 19:50 - Embracing the challenges of parenting
  • 21:17 - Life off the field doesn't stop for pro athletes
  • 23:30 - Being fully present wherever you are
  • 24:15 - To be the best, do you have to sacrifice family?
  • 25:30 - The importance of Anna and Cooper's time together before the NFL
  • 27:15 - 2021 Super Bowl season memories
  • 29:13 - "It's like climbing a mountain" — The journey versus the destination
  • 32:55 - Experiencing the luster of life from a kid's point of view
  • 36:38 - Challenges and learnings of 2018 injuries
  • 40:41 - Hard Things: Do you deserve what you desire?
  • 44:39 - The importance of understanding the root of the desire
  • 48:04 - Cooper's path of earning his spot in high school, college and the NFL
  • 53:06 - The role of luck and opportunity
  • 54:40 - Enjoying the process no matter the result

Okay, so now that you know what they cover in their podcast, let's get right to it:

This is a pretty comprehensive first podcast, a survey of all topics that matter to Anna and Cooper Kupp, in a conversational format that is sprinkled with plenty of breadcrumbs of insight into their personal lives, and less about the persuasive manner in which many celebrities talk down to the public. In many ways, you can almost feel as though you are sharing a savory cup of ole Joe with the Kupps.

While there is a lot of topics to feature and dissect, let's push a pin in one question that I have read often on social media, in the comments section, and in chat forums: