Riley Cooper Back At Practice With Eagles - FOX 10 News | fox10phoenix.com

Riley Cooper Back At Practice With Eagles

Posted: Updated:
PHILADELPHIA -

Riley Cooper was back with the Philadelphia Eagles on Tuesday for practice with his teammates at the NovaCare Center.

Cooper's return came just four days after being excused from all team activities to seek outside counseling.

Cooper missed a total of three practices while undergoing counseling.

This stems from a tape released last Wednesday, which showed Cooper using racially-insensitive remarks toward a security guard at a Kenny Chesney concert in June.

Cooper held a press conference following his first practice back with the team against the New England Patriots.

FOX 29's Howard Eskin was there and reports that Cooper apologized to all of his teammates and took time to sign autographs after talking to media.

Cooper told the press, "I talked to everyone individually and, you know, I told them, 'I don't want you to forgive me, because that's puts the burden on you. I want it more so on the future and just watch my daily moves and what I'm doing.'"

Eskin said Cooper also had a pretty good practice today.

Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie also issued a statement late Tuesday afternoon. It reads:

"I want to make this clear; the words Riley Cooper used were totally unacceptable. His words may have been directed at one person but they hurt everyone. Riley has apologized to the team and community and has made a personal commitment to work hard to try and gain their trust and earn his position on the team."

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • New Jersey OKs Trump Plaza shutdown Sept. 16

    New Jersey OKs Trump Plaza shutdown Sept. 16

    New Jersey casino regulators have given final approval to Trump Plaza's plan to shut down in two weeks.
    New Jersey casino regulators have given final approval to Trump Plaza's plan to shut down in two weeks.
  • Friends work to 'save' Pennsylvania bucket bear

    Friends work to 'save' Pennsylvania bucket bear

    A group of friends has tracked down and helped to save a western Pennsylvania bear that got its head stuck in a bucket-like contraption.
    A group of friends has tracked down and helped to save a western Pennsylvania bear that got its head stuck in a bucket-like contraption.
  • September Sizzle

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:03 AM EDT2014-09-02 13:03:36 GMT

    Summer is not over just yet!  Hot and humid conditions much of the week with temps in the 90's and upper 80's.

     

     

     

     

    Summer is not over just yet! Today will be very hot and humid with high temperatures in the low to mid 90s and mostly sunny skies.  A cold front will bring some thunderstorms tonight, some of which may be severe.

    Wednesday will be less humid but it remains warm all week long.

    Tuesday (93/72): Clouds/Storm

    Wednesday (88/74): Sun/Clouds

    Thursday (89/67): Sunny/Hot

Powered by WorldNow

KSAZ-TV & KUTP
511 W. Adams St.
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Phone: (602) 257-1234
Fax: (602) 262-0177

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices