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Eagles’ Riley Cooper suffers broken collarbone

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper has suffered a broken collarbone. He suffered the injury during training camp.

He suffered the injury as he went down in practice today. Cooper, who was expected to be the team’s fourth wide receiver, gave a blow to the wide receiver depth chart.

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper makes a reception against Mike Jenkins and Gerald Sensabaugh against the Dallas Cowboys
Riley Cooper makes a reception against Mike Jenkins and Gerald Sensabaugh against the Dallas Cowboys (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Now someone else is going to have to step up and take his place. At least temporarily until he is able to return to the lineup.

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After suffering the injury, he was transported to a local hospital for X-Rays. There, it was discovered, he had suffered a broken collarbone.

He could miss several weeks to several months with this injury.

According to Birds 24/7’s Tim McManus, he went up for a pass while being defended by cornerback Curtis Marsh. Cooper then fell to the ground and was immediately in pain.

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This year, he was expected to be behind DeSean Jackson, Jeremy Maclin, and Jason Avant. As a second-year pro, he made 16 appearances with three starts in 2011.

He had 16 receptions for 315 yards and a touchdown.

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Anthony Caruso III
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Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the sports journalism field since 2002 and has covered numerous high-profile events, including 12 Heisman Trophy ceremonies.
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