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Chip Kelly: No regrets keeping Riley Cooper on team after rant

Chip Kelly already is embroiled in an ongoing controversy related to race stemming from allegations of racism have plagued the Philadelphia Eagles head coach. The issue of race again became a topic of discussion on Tuesday when Kelly was put in a precarious position after being asked whether he regretted keeping Riley Cooper on the...Read More The post Chip Kelly: No regrets keeping...
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August 04, 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...
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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...
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September 17, 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...
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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 […]
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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...
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...
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January 16, 2014  |  1 Comment

Trust in Riley Cooper after quiet week (Week 14 fringe starters worth a look)

Riley Cooper – WR – Philadelphia Eagles (vs. Detroit Lions) With a bye-week sandwiched in between two games of where Cooper  went under 50 yards receiving, a lot of people have lost the love for Cooper. I’m here to tell you not to worry! The Walter White chemistry of Nick Foles and his boy Cooper will be back this week against the Detroit Lions 26th ranked pass defense. Last...
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December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

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