Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 8/6/13
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According to ESPN's Chris Morentson, Riley Cooper has rejoined his fellow teammates at practice today.It is a monumental step for the receiver, who was expected to be gone for all of August, turns out to be under a week.Everyone knows the story, Cooper was filmed at a Kenny Chesney concert laying down some disgusting words on a security guard and it didn't go viral until days after Jeremy Maclin's devastating injury. At first, his return at all was doubtful. He got the support of a few key veterans early on, but it looked to not be enough. Eagles star running back LeSean McCoy has been quoted saying he can't "respect a guy like that" while newly acquired cornerback Cary Williams feels the same way. Maybe something's changed in the lockerroom? Maybe Chip Kelly had a recent conversation with the players and they agreed to let the embattled receiver back. We do know last week he had a meeting with the team and had a few veterans speak. Maybe that was the key to allowing Cooper back at ...
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