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Jeff McLane of Philly.com is reporting that Riley Cooper and Cary Williams got into a fight during today’s Eagles practice (Credit: CBSNews.com) Earlier this summer, Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper was caught on camera calling other people the N-word during a Kenny Chesney concert. The NFL responded to the viral video by not suspending Cooper and the Eagles chose to fine him. Cooper also took some time off from the team to receive some counseling. Today, it looks like Cooper is getting into more trouble with the Eagles. According to Jeff McLane of Philly.com, Riley Cooper and corner back Cary Williams got into a fight today, that required several players to break it up. Williams had to be forcibly pulled away from Cooper and then took time to himself on another practice field. McLane adds, “Cooper looked visibly distraught and stayed out of one-on-one drills that involved receivers and defensive backs until DeSean Jackson came over to him. Jackson eventually walked over to Williams and had a conversation.” Cary Williams was one of the players who was public about having a problem with what Cooper said during the concert but was willing to welcome Cooper back to the team. It appears that Williams and Cooper still have problems with one another and those problems spilled over onto the field today. The post Cary Williams and Riley Cooper fight during team practice appeared first on DOWN & DISTANCE - Presented by Sports-Kings.
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If Philadelphia Eagles CB Cary Williams wanted to get his shots in on WR Riley Cooper for a racial slur he used earlier in the summer, Williams got them on Thursday. On Thursday Philadelphia Eagles CB Cary Williams and WR Riley Cooper were involved in an altercation during the […]The post Cary Williams, You’re Covering THIS GUY All Season Long! appeared first on Eagles Pulse.
Many people wanted to throw down with Riley Cooper after video of the Eagles wideout using racial slurs at a June concert hit the internet earlier this summer, but very few believed a teammate would be one of them.
Cary Williams and Cooper reportedly got into a scuffle at Eagles practice on Thursday according to Philadelphia media members. The cause of the scuffle is unknown and...
This was bound to happen, and now hopefully it will pull the Eagles together.
Jeff McLane is reporting that Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper and Cary Williams got into a fight at practice this morning.
No word on what started the fight, but we can be certain that the trolls will blame it on Cooper’s use of the N word last month.
Here are some additional details and the video...
Cary Williams for lack of a better phrase is a sh*t starter.
I don’t know if that will be good or bad for the Eagles in the long run, but in the short term, I don’t think he is having a positive effect on the team.
He has gotten into a few scuffles this offseason and at a time where they Eagles need to be coming together, he is pulling them apart.
This has always been my problem...
Riley Cooper and Cary Williams got into a fight on the field on Thursday during the Philadelphia Eagles practice. Here's a video of the brawl.
Mmmm. So two Eagle’s players get in a tussle at practice and one of them happens to be Riley Cooper. While it’s all speculative, one can only assume what sparked Cary Williams’s beef with Cooper.
According to Philly.com, here’s what went down,
Williams threw punches at Cooper and had to be forcibly pulled away after he went back after the wide receiver after the initial...
> Neither man was hurt from the funsies, or missed any amount of practice team
> Neither man is very likely to play a very big role on the next Eagles playoff team (earliest ETA 2014)
> It really does not seem like either man came into the event with an agenda, and probably just got into each other because they are both, well, demonstrable and verified idiots...
As heated as the fracas between Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper and cornerback Cary Williams appeared during Thursday's practice, two sources told FOX Sports that they don't believe the issue was race-related nor will there be any lingering fallout.
One source described the altercation as a "non-issue." Another said there was "nothing personal...
On Thursday I went from wondering if the fight between Riley Cooper and Cary Williams was a normal practice scuffle, to believing that there was more to it once I saw the video. And now, an unnamed Eagles player has stepped forward with information backing my belief.
According to this player, the fight was definitely related to the video that surfaced of Cooper using racial slurs...
After a nice fight between Riley Cooper and Cary Williams, were Vick had to step in, he had some words of his own. “I know after yesterday, Cary understands that we need him on the football field, not to be hot-headed at times,” Vick said Friday, per CSN Philadelphia. “We know he’s a guy who’s […]
Mike Vick wasn’t pleased about how the fight went down in today’s Eagles practice between Riley Cooper and Cary Williams. He told Philly.com:
I try to be the peacemaker, but these young dudes don’t respect me,” Vick said, via Philly.com’s Les Bown.
“Our maturity level’s gotta be on a whole different plane,” Vick continued. “Regardless of who the catalyst was for...
Eagles coach Chip Kelly said there's no fall-out after Thursday's scuffle between Riley Cooper and Cary Williams and that it quickly went away. “We went right back to team period and both those guys lined up and played" Kelly said. "A matter of fact Mike threw the ball deep to Riley on the first play of team period and Cary was covering him.
So I don’t see...
When Riley Cooper and Cary Williams fought at Eagles practice Michael Vick ran into the scrum to separate them. A day later Vick said he has talked to Williams who has a reputation for a short temper about keeping cool
“Cary understands that we need him on the football field not to be hot-headed at times” Vick told CSNPhilly.com. “We know he’s a guy who’s very into his...
“I will jump that fence and fight every ******, here.”
There is no foreign fuel that conjured Riley Cooper’s words at that Kenny Chesney concert this summer. It wasn’t the warm air. It wasn’t the country music. It wasn’t the alcohol, or the anger, the adrenaline. Tongues can be loosened by such an atmosphere. But ignorance is only released from hearts that contain it...