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Riley Cooper: I’ll fight every N-word here

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

According to Deadspin.com, Crossing Broad, a Philadelphia-area publication, has brought a nasty video to light. In the video, Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper says he’ll fight every n*gger here.

The No. 2 Eagles wide receiver alongside Jeremy Maclin made the comment at a Kenny Chesney concert at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At this time, we do not know why he said those racist words.

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper tries to make a one-handed catch during the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Riley Cooper tries to make a one-handed catch during the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Philadelphia Eagles/Getty Images)

We are sure that as this story gets more spotlight, more information will come to light. We will have to wait on that information.

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The former Florida Gators wide receiver was in a private area with Jason Kelce when Cooper got mad at something. He then points at the crowd, and a camera, and says the following something he would regret.

“I will jump that fence and fight every n*gger here, bro,” Cooper said.

Cooper completed his third season with the Eagles in 2012. The Oklahoma City, Oklahoma native, who was the team’s fifth-round draft pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, appeared in 11 games with five starts.

He had 23 receptions for 248 yards and three touchdowns.

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“I am so ashamed and disgusted with myself,” Cooper said on Twitter. “I want to apologize. I have been offensive. I have apologized to my coach, Jeffrey Lurie, Howie Roseman, and my teammates. I owe an apology to the fans and to this community. I am so ashamed, but there are no excuses. What I did was wrong and I will accept the consequences.”

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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 11 Heisman Trophy ceremonies.
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