Cooper, originally selected as an alternate, will be replacing New York Jets wideout Brandon Marshall.
Cooper, 21, finished his rookie campaign with 72 receptions for 1,070 yards and six touchdowns, becoming the first Raiders rookie to ever post more than 1,000 receiving yards and setting franchise marks for receptions and 100-yard games (five) by a rookie.
He joins fellow Raiders Charles Woodson, Marcel Reece, Khalil Mack and Derek Carr on the Pro Bowl roster.
That Cooper and Carr are playing in the Pro Bowl—along with young defensive superstar Mack—has to thrill Raiders fans, as the trio looks like it will represent the franchise for many years to come. Cooper has already become one of the faces of the franchise, and his potential to grow and become a superstar is exciting for an organization that has struggled for many years.