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Eagles | Riley Cooper to have bigger role

Wed, 05 Mar 2014 18:12:30 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper is expected to have a larger part in the offense following the release of WR Jason Avant.

Fantasy Tip: Cooper still has a lot to prove to fantasy owners after his breakout season. While Avant is out of the way, DeSean Jackson and a healthy Jeremy Maclin are expected to be back, so Cooper will still be a WR4 or flex kind of fantasy option in 2014.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer - Jeff McLane

Seahawks | Golden Tate suggests mutual interest

Fri, 28 Feb 2014 23:52:11 -0800

Seattle Seahawks WR Golden Tate, who will soon be a free agent, suggested there's mutual interest between him and the Seahawks in a new contract, but said "only time will tell" if he remains in Seattle. Tate added that he doesn't consider WR Riley Cooper's contract as a sign of what sort of deal he may get, since the two receivers' situations are "very, very different."

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Seattle Times - Bob Condotta

Seahawks | Golden Tate suggests mutual interest

Fri, 28 Feb 2014 23:52:11 -0800

Seattle Seahawks WR Golden Tate, who will soon be a free agent, suggested there's mutual interest between him and the Seahawks in a new contract, but said "only time will tell" if he remains in Seattle. Tate added that he doesn't consider WR Riley Cooper's contract as a sign of what sort of deal he may get, since the two receivers' situations are "very, very different."

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Seattle Times - Bob Condotta

Eagles | Teammate wants Jeremy Maclin to return

Thu, 27 Feb 2014 18:15:33 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper said he hopes impending free-agent WT Jeremy Maclin re-signs with the team this offseason. "I'm hoping we can get Jeremy Maclin back ASAP," Cooper said. "I don't know what's going on with that whole deal, but I'm hoping they can come to terms because he's only going to make this team better."

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CSNPhilly.com - Geoff Mosher

Eagles | Riley Cooper update

Thu, 27 Feb 2014 06:40:04 -0800

Updating an earlier report, Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper's five-year, $25 million deal guarantees him $10 million.

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Eagles | Riley Cooper signs

Thu, 27 Feb 2014 06:15:32 -0800

Updating a previous report, the Philadelphia Eagles re-signed free-agent WR Riley Cooper to a five-year, $25 million deal.

Fantasy Tip: Cooper really took off when QB Nick Foles took over, and the two have a good chemistry. With a full training camp together, Cooper could be viewed as a decent No. 3 fantasy receiver with the potential to be a No. 2.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer - Jeff McLane

Eagles | Riley Cooper to sign deal Thursday

Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:02:12 -0800

Updating a previous report, a league source said Wednesday, Feb. 26, that the Philadelphia Eagles will re-sign impending free-agent WR Riley Cooper to a four-year contract Thursday, Feb. 27. Financial terms of the deal were not available.

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Eagles | Close to new deal with Riley Cooper

Wed, 26 Feb 2014 14:13:45 -0800

The Philadelphia Eagles are close to a new multi-year deal with WR Riley Cooper. The new deal could be agreed to and announced in the next few days. Terms of a potential deal were not disclosed.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer - Jeff McLane

Eagles | Riley Cooper believed to be top WR priority

Wed, 26 Feb 2014 11:39:18 -0800

The Philadelphia Eagles are believed to be more interested in re-signing impending free-agent WR Riley Cooper than they are in re-signing impending free-agent WR Jeremy Maclin, and it is not believed to be close. An earlier report indicated the team was more interested in re-signing Maclin than Cooper.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ProFootballTalk.com - Mike Florio

Eagles | Jeremy Maclin a bigger priority

Fri, 21 Feb 2014 16:57:32 -0800

The Philadelphia Eagles have decided re-signing impending free-agent WR Jeremy Maclin will be a bigger priority than re-signing impending free-agent WR Riley Cooper. The team will look to sign Maclin to a one-year deal and attempt to sign another starting-caliber wide receiver in free agency. The team could be interested in bringing Cooper back if they are not able to find another option.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer - Jeff McLane

Eagles | Want to retain Riley Cooper

Tue, 18 Feb 2014 23:31:34 -0800

The Philadelphia Eagles would like to retain WR Riley Cooper if at all possible because he averaged 17.8 yards per catch in coach Chip Kelly's offense this season.

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Eagles | Riley Cooper expected to receive interest

Mon, 17 Feb 2014 11:09:58 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles impending free-agent WR Riley Cooper is expected to receive significant interest from teams if he becomes available in free agency.

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Eagles | Expected to talk with Riley Cooper soon

Wed, 05 Feb 2014 09:19:44 -0800

The Philadelphia Eagles are expected to talk with the agent for impending free-agent WR Riley Cooper during the NFL Scouting Combine about the possibility of a new contract.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CSNPhilly.com - Geoff Mosher

Eagles | Draft class determines future of WRs

Sat, 25 Jan 2014 18:10:27 -0800

The Philadelphia Eagles have exclusive rights to re-sign WRs Riley Cooper and Jeremy Maclin (knee) before March 11. The 2014 NFL Draft has a group of underclassmen who could make the 2014 NFL Draft the deepest at the receiver position in years, and that could affect how the club approaches re-signing Cooper and Maclin. However, a pool of coaches, executives, scouts and agents suggested the team is likely to retain both players unless they opt to test the market.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer - Jeff McLane

Eagles | Have talked with reps for two WRs

Sat, 25 Jan 2014 08:26:25 -0800

The Philadelphia Eagles have been in communication with the representatives for impending free-agent WRs Riley Cooper and Jeremy Maclin, but both players could test the free-agent market.

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Eagles | Riley Cooper, Jeremy Maclin could both return

Thu, 09 Jan 2014 18:59:33 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles general manager Howie Roseman did not rule out the possibility of re-signing impending free-agent WRs Riley Cooper and Jeremy Maclin this offseason.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer - Zach Berman

Eagles | Two WRs would like to return

Mon, 06 Jan 2014 11:59:36 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles impending free-agent WRs Riley Cooper and Jeremy Maclin both said they would like to re-sign with the team this offseason.

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Eagles | Almost entire roster under team control for 2014

Mon, 06 Jan 2014 02:10:14 -0800

The Philadelphia Eagles have 45 of 53 players on the active roster under contract or team control for next season. The only unrestricted free agents are QB Michael Vick, WR Riley Cooper, DL Clifton Geathers, S Nate Allen, S Kurt Coleman, and P Donnie Jones. Injured WR Jeremy Maclin and LB Phillip Hunt are also free agents.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer - Zach Berman

Eagles | Riley Cooper probable

Fri, 15 Nov 2013 09:33:52 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper (knee) practiced in full Friday, Nov. 15, and is probable for Week 11.

Fantasy Tip: Cooper's chemistry with Nick Foles is no secret at this point. If you picked up him after his big game several weeks ago, you're pretty happy with him. Cooper is a WR2 with a nice matchup against the Washington Redskins this weekend.

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Eagles | Thursday practice report for Week 11

Thu, 14 Nov 2013 11:56:43 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles LB Mychal Kendricks (knee), LB Jake Knott (hamstring), T Jason Peters (quadricep, pectoral) and S Earl Wolff (knee) all did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 14. TE Brent Celek (hip) and CB Bradley Fletcher (pectoral) were limited in practice. S Patrick Chung (shoulder), WR Riley Cooper (knee) and DE Cedric Thornton (knee) all fully practiced.

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Eagles | Riley Cooper practices

Wed, 13 Nov 2013 11:40:15 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 13.

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Eagles | Riley Cooper delivering with Nick Foles

Mon, 11 Nov 2013 06:28:33 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper has 15 receptions for 393 yards and six touchdowns with QB Nick Foles in the game. He only has eight catches for 93 yards and a touchdown with QB Michael Vick.

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Eagles | Thursday practice report for Week 10

Thu, 07 Nov 2013 11:24:40 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles LB Jake Knott (hamstring) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 7. CB Bradley Fletcher (pectoral) and QB Michael Vick (hamstring) both were limited in practice. CB Rashad Carmichael (groin), S Patrick Chung (shoulder), WR Riley Cooper (illness), WR Damaris Johnson (ankle), LB Mychal Kendricks (ankle), T Jason Peters (pectoral, shoulder), RB Chris Polk (shoulder, knee), DE Cedric Thornton (knee) and G Julian Vandervelde (knee) all fully participated in practice.

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Eagles | Riley Cooper practices in full

Wed, 06 Nov 2013 10:54:28 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper (illness) returned to a full practice Wednesday, Nov. 6.

Fantasy Tip: Cooper was held out yesterday with his illness, but he seems to be good to go now. Cooper's monster Week 9 performance reminded fantasy owners that he's out there. Nick Foles is starting again and has good chemistry with Cooper. Consider him a WR3 or flex option against the Green Bay Packers.

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Eagles | Riley Cooper returns

Wed, 06 Nov 2013 08:03:06 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper (illness) returned to practice Wednesday, Nov. 6.

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Eagles | Riley Cooper ill

Tue, 05 Nov 2013 07:46:41 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper (illness) left practice Tuesday, Nov. 5, with an illness.

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Eagles | Riley Cooper finds end zone three times

Sun, 03 Nov 2013 18:09:31 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper hauled in three touchdown receptions in Week 9 against the Oakland Raiders. He finished with five receptions for 139 yards, and also was credited with 18 rushing yards.

Fantasy Tip: Cooper has 88 or more receiving yards in three of his past four games, and he now has four scores during the span. He still isn't a top-tier fantasy receiver, but you can do worse for a WR3/4 or flex option.

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Eagles | Nick Foles ties NFL record

Sun, 03 Nov 2013 15:57:25 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles QB Nick Foles was lifted midway through the fourth quarter of the Week 9 game against the Oakland Raiders after leading his team to a 49-13 lead. Before departing, Foles tied an NFL record with seven touchdown passes to five different receivers, with WR Riley Cooper hauling in three.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer - Jeff McLane

Eagles | Riley Cooper losing PT

Thu, 10 Oct 2013 13:46:21 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper played 75 percent of the snaps and was targeted just once in the team's Week 5 win over the New York Giants. In the first four games, he had played 93 percent of the offensive snaps and averaged 4 1/2 targets and two catches. Cooper has eight grabs for 93 yards and a touchdown this year. Head coach Chip Kelly and offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur have defended Cooper, but WR Jeff Maehl has seen his playing time go up recently. Maehl's snaps have gone from 12 to 20 in the last two weeks. Shurmur said Maehl is "more familiar" with the offensive game plan which "makes him be able to go in there and execute faster." The team plans to continue to increase the repetitions for Maehl, which will likely hurt Cooper.

Fantasy Tip: Cooper should have only been owned in very deep leagues as wide receiver depth. Maehl fits a very similar profile.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CSNPhilly.com - John Gonzalez

Eagles | Chip Kelly praises Riley Cooper

Thu, 26 Sep 2013 15:33:05 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly had some good things to say about WR Riley Cooper, who has only six catches and 16 targets in three games this year. "Riley's done an unbelievable job, especially blocking on the perimeter, great red zone target for us," Kelly said.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Philadelphia Inquirer - Zach Berman

Eagles | Two fight at practice

Thu, 05 Sep 2013 09:53:08 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper and CB Cary Williams had to be separated at practice after fighting Thursday, Sept. 5.

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Eagles | Riley Cooper favorite for starting job

Fri, 09 Aug 2013 15:09:42 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper is considered the favorite for the starting wide receiver spot opposite WR DeSean Jackson.

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Eagles | Riley Cooper listed as starter

Tue, 06 Aug 2013 09:19:38 -0700

Embattled Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper is listed as a starter on the initial preseason depth chart released by head coach Chip Kelly Monday, Aug. 5, ahead of the team's first preseason game.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: DelawareOnline.com - Martin Frank

Eagles | Riley Cooper back in action

Tue, 06 Aug 2013 07:41:23 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper has returned from his excused absence and will practice Tuesday, Aug. 6.

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Eagles | More on Riley Cooper

Fri, 02 Aug 2013 09:57:56 -0700

Updating a previous report, there is no time frame for Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper to complete counseling and return to team activities, according to the team.

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Eagles | Riley Cooper excused from team activities

Fri, 02 Aug 2013 09:09:08 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper was excused from all team activities Friday, Aug. 2, as he seeks counseling for recent off the field actions.

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Eagles | Coach worried about possibility of split locker room

Thu, 01 Aug 2013 13:00:07 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly said he is concerned that the racial slurs made by WR Riley Cooper could lead to a divided locker room. "Yeah, there is a concern with that," Kelly said. "Obviously, it's a very hot topic and that's why I encouraged our team [that] we've got to have some open communication so everybody knows what went on and what Riley is doing to atone for it."

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CSNPhilly.com - Reuben Frank

Eagles | Riley Cooper fined

Wed, 31 Jul 2013 14:56:52 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie has fined WR Riley Cooper an undisclosed amount for his racist comments.

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Eagles | Riley Cooper in the lead

Mon, 29 Jul 2013 05:46:15 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper is the front runner for the No. 2 wide receiver position. It is his job to lose.

Fantasy Tip: Cooper is a big receiver that showed flashes last year. However, the fact remains this is his fourth year, and he has done very little in the league. He's entering a contract year so now is as good of a time as any to contribute. He's worth a late-round flier if he wins the job.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CSNPhilly.com - Reuben Frank

Eagles | Confirm Jeremy Maclin injury

Sat, 27 Jul 2013 14:32:09 -0700

The Philadelphia Eagles confirmed reports that WR Jeremy Maclin (knee) tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.

Fantasy Tip: This will effectively end Maclin's season. Riley Cooper reportedly stepped into his place during practice but probably isn't a better fantasy option than Arrelious Benn (knee) and Jason Avant if all three are healthy. The tight ends could see more targets, but the mix remains complicated with Brent Celek, Zach Ertz and Clay Harbor, and it could be a fantasy mess. This also removes a weapon from either Nick Foles or Michael Vick.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Adam Schefter

Eagles | WR spots up for grabs

Tue, 09 Jul 2013 16:06:00 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles WRs DeSean Jackson, Jeremy Maclin, Jason Avant and Damaris Johnson are considered locks to make the team. One or two more spots will be filled by Riley Cooper, Arrelious Benn, Ifeanyi Momah, B.J. Cunningham and Russell Shepard.

Fantasy Tip: Benn could be a better keep than Cooper because he can play the slot and outside along with his return experience. Either way, the wide receivers in Chip Kelly's system take a hit from past years in Andy Reid's. Jackson and Maclin are merely WR3s, and these depth players aren't as attractive as fantasy flyers anymore.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CSNPhilly.com - Geoff Mosher

Eagles | Riley Cooper on the bubble

Tue, 09 Jul 2013 06:35:44 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper could be in danger of being cut during training camp if he doesn't step up.

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Eagles | DeSean Jackson could excel in new offense

Thu, 23 May 2013 15:21:26 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly confirmed that he prefers larger and taller players at most positions on his team, but he's in favor of protecting his smaller players like WR DeSean Jackson. Jackson touched the ball progressively less in each of his five NFL seasons in part because the team worried about keeping him healthy. Jackson only played in five games last year because of fractured ribs and only scored one touchdown. He hopes he can go back to being extremely productive in the team's new offense with larger players creating mismatches for their opponents. "I'm challenging myself to be able to play every position," said Jackson, who's been hinting all offseason that he could be lining up in the backfield as well. "There might be a play or a different position where I normally would not line up or be in, but the leeway of the offense gives us the opportunity to go inside and outside and things like that, so I'm taking advantage of the opportunity to learn the whole offense and be in different spaces throughout the game."

Twelve of the team's receivers on the roster are 6-foot-1 or taller, including WRs Arrelious Benn (6-foot-6), Greg Salas (6-foot-1) and Riley Cooper (6-foot-3). Kelly hopes to make opponents pay if they decide to double team Jackson or jam him at the line of scrimmage. Having bigger receivers outside to block should also help the running game. WR Russell Shepard, an undrafted rookie, will have the same opportunity as Benn to prove himself. "I was on the front line on kickoffs, I played running back, I played quarterback, I played receiver," Shepard said. "So (the versatility) is giving me more of an opportunity of making this 53-man roster."

Fantasy Tip: Fantasy owners should expect Kelly to try and involve Jackson more in an offense that should cater to Jackson's wishes to touch the ball more often and score more frequently. Jackson has been a frustrating play in point-per-reception formats in his career, but that could be changing. Until we know more about how he may be involved in this new scheme, consider him a midrange No. 3 wideout.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Morning Call - Nick Fierro

Eagles | Two WRs could compete for one spot

Fri, 17 May 2013 15:06:27 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles WRs Riley Cooper and Arrelious Benn may have to compete for one roster spot during training camp. Both are bigger receivers that can block and play special teams.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Philadelphia Inquirer - Zach Berman

Eagles | Six probable for Week 16

Fri, 21 Dec 2012 11:14:07 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles WR Jason Avant (hamstring), TE Brent Celek (concussion), S Kurt Coleman (chest), WR Riley Cooper (knee), CB Brandon Hughes (lung contusion) and G Evan Mathis (ankle) all fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 21, and are probable for Week 16.

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Eagles | Seven practice in full

Thu, 20 Dec 2012 13:08:26 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles WR Jason Avant (hamstring), S Kurt Coleman (chest), WR Riley Cooper (knee), CB Brandon Hughes (lung), OG Evan Mathis (ankle), RB Chris Polk (toe) and QB Michael Vick (concussion) practiced in full Thursday, Dec. 20.

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Eagles | Five probable

Fri, 30 Nov 2012 10:49:56 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper (knee), LS Jon Dorenbos (ankle), OT King Dunlap (knee), RB Stanley Havili (ankle) and OG Danny Watkins (ankle) practiced in full Friday, Nov. 30, and are probable for Week 13.

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Eagles | Three take part in practice

Thu, 29 Nov 2012 13:10:06 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles FB Stanley Havili (ankle), WR Riley Cooper (knee) and OT King Dunlap (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 29.

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Eagles | Riley Cooper to start on outside

Thu, 29 Nov 2012 11:04:43 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper will start on the outside in place of WR DeSean Jackson (ribs). WR Jason Avant will move back into the slot in Week 13.

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Eagles | Two fully practice

Wed, 28 Nov 2012 12:56:21 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper (knee) and RB Stanley Havili (ankle) both fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 28.

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