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ESPN.com Aug 2, 2013Former Philadelphia Phillies catcher Darren Daulton enjoyed his return to the ballpark on Friday.Share Tweet
Momah, Shepard getting a chance at receiver with EaglesNick Foles took a snap for the second-team offense during Friday's practice and looked downfield. He went first to his right, where an undrafted first-year player ran down the sideline. He was covered, so Foles checked left. There, another undrafted roo…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com nytimes.com yahoo.com philly.com eaglesgab.com ESPN.com deadspin.com Aug 2, 2013The Eagles may not be done with receiver Riley Cooper, but the man who runs the town where they play sounds like he is. “As the Mayor of this City and an African-American man, I find the remarks made by Riley Cooper, repugnant, insensitive and ignorant,…Share Tweet
Cloudy Future: Riley Cooper has been excused from the Eagles and…CNNSI.com Aug 2, 2013Riley Cooper has been excused from the Eagles and will seek counseling. Can his career recover as the controversy lingers?Share Tweetdeadspin.com Aug 2, 2013Much like the Mariners, the Phillies also brought in the wrong pitcher last night. Unlike the Mariners, this one wasn't an accident; Jonathan Papelbon's the closer.Read more...Share Tweet
Purcell finally getting chance to play for KellyNik Purcell, who was out of college eligibility when Chip Kelly tried to get him to play for Oregon, is in Eagles training camp.Share Tweet
Eagles training camp 2013: Practice notes from inside the bubbleMychal Kendricks has looked really good in coverage so far. There was one play in which he ran down the seam step-for-step with Riley Cooper, and broke up the play.Share TweetDeSean Jackson left Thursday's practice with what the Eagles called a minor toe injury. Jackson, the team's top wide receiver, has been having a standout camp. The team was not wearing pads Thursday and practiced indoors because of the rain.Share Tweet
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, wide receiver DeSean Jackson react to Riley Cooper commentsAug 2Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick and wide receiver DeSean Jackson speak out on the controversy surrounding teammate Riley Cooper.
Cooper Excused From Team ActivitiesAug 2Herm Edwards, Merril Hoge and Ed Werder discuss what's next for Eagles WR Riley Cooper now that he's been excused from team activities so he can undergo sensitivity training.
Sharper: Philadelphia Eagles made the correct move excusing wide receiver Riley CooperAug 2Darren Sharper and Daniel Jeremiah discuss why excusing wide receiver Riley Cooper was the right move for the Philadelphia Eagles.
Eagles Excuse Cooper From Team ActivitiesAug 2The Philadelphia Inquirer's Jeff McLane joins "SportsCenter" to discuss the Eagles' handling of Riley Cooper and excusing Cooper from team activities to undergo counseling.