RILEY COOPER RUMORS & GOSSIP

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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  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...
Via Sportsnaut
23 days ago  |  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...
Via This Given Sunday
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles calendar features Riley Cooper for Black History Month

In an utterly awkward case of unfortunate 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 juxtaposition of Cooper appearing on this particular page of the calendar page is...Read More The post Riley Cooper...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper ranked worst in the entire NFL

It’s only been two games but Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper is not having a good season. In fact, when compared with his counterparts at the position, he’s actually been the worst in the entire league so far. This according to the number crunchers at Pro Football Focus. On Monday night Cooper caught just one of three passes thrown his way – the other two were...
Via cover32 - Eagles
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Before drafting you need to see Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper’s fantasy ranking

With the preseason games that most teams use as a dress rehearsal now in the rearview mirror, the 2014 NFL season is officially right around the corner. The next time fans see the league’s star players it will be during games on opening weekend. That means one thing: Fantasy football drafts are upon us. In order to get a ready, it’s time to start putting together a draft board...
Via cover32 - Eagles
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

All-22 Film Breakdown: Why Riley Cooper is a legitimate No. 2 receiver

Riley Cooper found his niche last season in Philadelphia’s offense, but it wasn’t until Nick Foles became the starting quarterback. The reason? Mike Vick simply didn’t throw his way. Riley Cooper’s average targets per game Mike Vick: 4.5 Nick Foles: 6.1 *Numbers do not include 2 games against NYG due to QB instability/injury With Foles at the helm, Cooper saw his targets...
Via cover32 - Eagles
May 22, 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

Eagles face tough decision on Riley Cooper

The Philadelphia Eagles enter the 2014 offseason with ten players heading to free agency. Some of them are players the Eagles will clearly re-sign, like defensive end Cedric Thornton and punter Donnie Jones. Others are obvious departures, like quarterback Michael Vick (who wants a shot at a starting job elsewhere) and pass rusher Phillip Hunt. But there are several players who are...
Via cover32 - Eagles
January 16, 2014  |  1 Comment
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