Riley Cooper's scandal this preseason -- when he was recorded using racial slurs at a concert -- put him on the hot seat, but he made the Eagles' roster despite the controversy. Everything Cooper does is under a microscope, however, which is why a training camp fight with cornerback Cary Williams is gaining so much attention. The fight might have simply been the usual scuffle that happens after a long day of running and getting yelled at by coaches -- that's what Cooper claims, anyway. But unfortunately for Cooper, his earlier actions have influenced popular perception of him.



More trouble than he's worth?

The Eagles suffered a number of injuries to key receivers this preseason, making Cooper more important to Chip Kelly's offense ...

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Will Riley Cooper's presence on the Eagles be a distraction this season?

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Time running out?

... but if this fight is anything other than an anomaly, the Eagles might have no choice but to cut ties with him.

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Will the Eagles cut Riley Cooper before the season is over?

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