Wonder what Eagles players think about Riley Cooper's racial slur? Many have come out and publicly supported the wide receiver, but there's still a measure of hurt there.
Count LeSean McCoy as one of those who is stinging ( thanks to NFL.com) . The running back told Albert Breer of NFL.com that he forgives Cooper, but it hurts because he's "losing a friend."
He also said "I can't respect a guy like that." There was also this:
LeSean McCoy said he forgives Riley Cooper but does wonder if cooper's true colors came out in the video.
-- Geoff Mosher (@GeoffMosherCSN) August 1, 2013
Other teammates have also voiced their opinions:
Jason Kelce on Riley Cooper: "Anybody that knows him knows he's not a racist ... but knows he can sometimes get a little out of control."
-- Jeff McLane (@Jeff_McLane) August 1, 2013
Head coach Chip Kelly said that he was "appalled" at Cooper's comments, but also said that the receiver was never in danger of being released from the team.