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Riley Cooper sent home sick from Eagles practice

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Everyone on the Eagles benefitted from Nick Foles‘ record-tying seven touchdown passes, but wide receiver Riley Cooper benefitted a bit more than most.

Cooper caught three of those touchdown passes and had five catches for 139 yards overall, his best day as a pro wide receiver. Tuesday hasn’t been quite as good a day for Cooper.

Sal Paolantonio of ESPN reports that Cooper has been sent home from Eagles practice. Given what happened with Cooper, racial slurs and angry teammates this summer, that grabs your attention but Tuesday’s absence has to do with strife inside Cooper’s body rather than strife inside the locker room.

“I don’t feel good. Might be stomach bug. Might be food poisoning. They don’t know,” Cooper said.

Assuming Cooper isn’t suffering from something more serious than it appears at the moment, he should be back on the field in time to face the Packers in Week 10.

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10 Responses to “Riley Cooper sent home sick from Eagles practice”
  1. gettingpwned says: Nov 5, 2013 10:51 AM

    Food poisoning is the absolute friggin’ WORST!

  2. richardmswartz says: Nov 5, 2013 10:58 AM

    I’ld trade Cooper out for Rodgers out.

  3. eaglesfan036 says: Nov 5, 2013 11:08 AM

    Cooper has had a surprisingly decent year this year. He isn’t the most talented guy, but he makes the most of his opportunities.

  4. zam0854 says: Nov 5, 2013 11:12 AM

    Redskins should be glad they have all those days off between their god awful matchup this Thursday and when they come to Philly in 2 wks…

  5. assuredmutualdestruction says: Nov 5, 2013 11:26 AM

    gettingpwned says:Nov 5, 2013 10:51 AM

    Food poisoning is the absolute friggin’ WORST!
    ————————————————–
    Having a food allergy is worse…anytime I have wheat or gluten it’s a minimum of 10-12 hrs of straight yakking with no let up. A friend of mine said that her gluten episodes are worse than giving birth to either of her children. Just to put it in persepective.

  6. 23rdusernameused says: Nov 5, 2013 11:50 AM

    sick from catching a ton of touchdowns!!
    go birds!! Go Foles!!

  7. janvanflac says: Nov 5, 2013 12:30 PM

    Maybe he had a bad In-and-Out Burger in Oakland after the game….

    *actually they’re supposed to be great but it’s hard to get used to the name :-)

  8. beelicker says: Nov 5, 2013 12:32 PM

    Wasn’t the excuse for his troubling outburst before was from drinking too much demon alcohol? Certain brands of that can have far too much gluten for the sensitive …

  9. zach011 says: Nov 5, 2013 12:53 PM

    Went home to play call of duty.

    Good idea Riley

  10. surran70065 says: Nov 5, 2013 1:38 PM

    Nothing to do with anything racial, but I’ll go ahead and mention it anyway.

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