Originally posted on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 8/1/13

LeSean McCoy is working through his feeling after teammate Riley Cooper’s racist remarks went viral when CrossingBroad.com posted a video from last month’s Kenny Chesney concert. McCoy, like many of his teammates, have spoken to the media. Mike Vick issued an acceptance of Cooper’s apology, but McCoy has shown a slight progression since first learning about it. Via Pro Football Talk: LeSean McCoy told me what hurts about Cooper's remarks is "losing a friend." I asked him what that meant, "I can't respect a guy like that." — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) August 1, 2013 Per Geoff Mosher of CSNPhilly.com, McCoy said he wonders whether Cooper’s “true colors” came through in the moment captured by a hand-held phone’s video camera. “I forgave Riley,” McCoy added, via Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer. “It’s new. I hope it wears off. At this point, I speak for myself and other teammates, I know it’s different.” McCoy has every right to have those feelings; it would be extremely difficult to work closely with an open racist. That being said, he and Cooper are teammates, working on the same side of the ball. They have the same goals, so at the end of the day, [...]

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