Found August 10, 2013 on Gridiron Grit:
Well, Week Two of the NFL training camps had at least one similarity with the first week—players sustaining season-ending injuries. Before players had a chance to express themselves physically against their opposing opponent, 10 players will miss the 2013 season due to injuries they sustained during training camp. Photo Credit: Despite the bumps and bruises and the great action surrounding camps thus far, the story of Week Two came by the way of a word. Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper was caught on video intoxicated at a Kenny Chesney (country music recording artist) concert inside Lincoln Financial Field, where the Eagles showcase their contests, on June 8 as he threatened an African American security guard echoing the comment heard around the world: “I will jump that fence and fight every n**** here, bro.” To make a long story short, the controversial n-word is accepted in the African-American culture, no matter what the community leaders say ...

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