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Report: Buccaneers will not sign Riley Cooper

Riley Cooper’s attempt at an NFL return seems to have hit another road block.According to Rich Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who gave the wide receiver a tryout, are not expected to follow up on their interest. It has been over a year since Cooper was released by the Philadelphia Eagles, and he hasn’t played in an NFL game since 2015. He turns 30 in September...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Riley Cooper attending Bucs’ rookie minicamp in comeback bid

Former Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper is trying to make a comeback. He’ll be working out for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during their rookie minicamp, Adam Caplan of ESPN reported Friday. Caplan notes this is Cooper’s first workout for an NFL team since February of 2016.Best known for his racist, expletive-laced rant at a Kenny Chesney concert in 2013, Cooper was a marginally...
Via Sportsnaut
May 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Oops: Riley Cooper image selected for Black History Month in Eagles calendar

NFL's Riley Cooper — Black History Month Selection was 'Honest Mistake' … Eagles Say http://t.co/8onZUp717o — TMZ Sports (@TMZ_Sports) February 12, 2015 The Eagles released the following statement: “We do not oversee the production of the annual team calendar. We do not provide any input about the players who are featured or where those pictures appear in the calendar. The NFL...
Via This Given Sunday
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles calendar features Riley Cooper for Black History Month

By Jason Rowan In an utterly awkward case of unfortunate and presumably unintended irony, Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper was the featured player on the team’s 2015 official team calendar for the month of February, which is of course Black History Month. What makes the seemingly innocuous nature of a random player appearing on this particular page of the calendar...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeremy Maclin not happy with Riley Cooper’s contract remark

If you looked at the contracts for Philadelphia Eagles wide receivers Jeremy Maclin and Riley Cooper, you might think the numbers are backwards. Back in February, Cooper signed a five-year, $25 million extension with the Eagles. Maclin signed a one-year deal that could be worth up to $6 million just a few days later. This season, Maclin has caught 63 passes for 980 yards and nine...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman implies Eagles cut DeSean Jackson and kept Riley Cooper because of race

One of the arguments many people have made against the Philadelphia Eagles cutting DeSean Jackson is the team’s decision to keep Riley Cooper. After the season, the Eagles signed Cooper to a five-year, $25 million contract. Apparently his racist outburst from last summer is a thing of the past. Jackson, on the other hand, was […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 02, 2014  |  2 Comments

Philadelphia Eagles: Why Michael Sam makes sense

NFL prospect Michael Sam, a defensive end coming out of Missouri, introduced himself on Sunday as a football player who happens to be gay. Will this be the cause of major teams looking past Sam in the draft? Maybe. Will this be considered a “distraction” like some media sources are claiming? Probably not. Will the Philadelphia Eagles look past Sam during the 2014 draft? Absolutely...
Via isportsweb.com
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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