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It’s time for Eagles head coach Chip Kelly to put Riley Cooper on the bench

A couple of weeks ago I asked a sort of tongue-in-cheek question in a column: is Riley Cooper the worst wide receiver in the NFL? At the time Cooper was playing pretty bad and Pro Football Focus had him graded lower than anybody else at his position. I wrote it off as a slump that he was bound to snap out of, but since then Cooper’s play has only gotten worse and he’s once again...
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Will Jordan Mathews Make Philadelphia Eagles Fans Forget All About DeSean Jackson?

Many Eagles fans probably don't miss the surly side of DeSean Jackson. At the same time they probably do miss his production. Riley Cooper and Jeremy Maclin are okay, but both are more of a No. 2 receiver not a No. 1. With the way Nick Foles distributes the ball that has not been an issue so far this season, but when they play a team with a good secondary it very well may.That...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Is the Eagles’ Riley Cooper the worst wide receiver in the NFL?

It was an eventful week for the Philadelphia Eagles, who escaped a Monday Night showdown with an unblemished record and the lead in the NFC East. Get caught up on all the latest here: Eagles Columns - The real reason the Eagles dumped DeSean Jackson (READ) - Five key matchups for Sunday’s game vs. Washington (READ) - Riley Cooper ranked worse receiver in NFL (READ) - Grading...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles' Riley Cooper needs to get open

Riley Cooper took a razor to the tape around both his ankles and proceeded to slice off the bandages. A gaggle of print reporters approached his locker, and the wide receiver dropped the cutter that hangs from every stall in the Eagles locker room. "This ought to be interesting," Cooper said last week. "What?" He stood up and turned as television cameras joined...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles Five: 5 players to watch vs. Redskins

The last time the Eagles started a season 3-0 was 10 years ago in 2004. That chance has presented itself on Sunday afternoon when the 2014 Eagles play their first divisional game of the season. After Monday's win over the Colts, the Eagles may have been flying high. But there were still many things they needed to improve and players who could step up their game. Here are five...
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11 days ago  |  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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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Vick irked by Riley Cooper not returning his texts

New York Jets QB Michael Vick stood up for Riley Cooper after he was caught on camera hurling a racial slur a black security guard at a concert. He caught a lot of slack doing so, incurring the wrath of teammates were didn't want to let Cooper off the hook so easily. “Guys were mad at me for a while,” Vick said, via ESPNNew York's Ian O’Connor.  “They were upset...
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August 28, 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...
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August 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

With Foles under Center Riley Cooper worth a look (Week 9 Fringe Starters)

Riley Cooper – WR – Philadelphia Eagles (@ Oakland Raiders) Riley Cooper!? What’s he done!? Not much, but what did I say about bold moves! It will at least make the game more entertaining which is always fun. But for Cooper it’s simple. Nick Foles is in, and Foles loves his Riley Cooper. A bit of a bromance going on between the two. In Nick Foles first start of the season...
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November 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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