NFL Won’t Take Action Against Riley Cooper

By Blake Bass
Content Coordinator

The Philadelphia Eagles fined wide receiver Riley Cooper on Wednesday after video surfaced of him using a racial slur at a concert and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday that the league will not be taking any supplementary disciplinary action against the wideout.

During an appearance with Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic on ESPN Radio, Goodell said that Cooper’s words were offensive and unacceptable and that he was glad that the Eagles disciplined Cooper with both a fine and “training” designed to address the situation. He also explained why the league would not be adding any further punishment to the plate.

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