Wake-Up Call: Riley Cooper, 3 Months Later

Eagles WR Riley Cooper in endzone against ChargersReactions still vary from player-to-player when  Riley Cooper is brought up.

Nick Foles, as an example. stood in the corridor following his press conference and sang the praises of the receiver during a phone interview with Peter King.

“I love Riley to death,” said Foles. “He had that [incident]. He has really grown as a person. I’ve always thought the world of him.”

Meanwhile, in the back corner of the Eagles’ locker room, Cary Williams struck a different tone.

“I mean he’s playing OK, I guess,” said Williams of Cooper, who had just put together a five-catch, 139-yard, three-touchdown performance against the Raiders. Williams followed with a compliment. “Whenever we’ve needed him he’s come through…That’s one thing he’s been doing, he’s been working and when his name is called he’s been able to make plays whenever the ball is thrown to him.” Read more »