Tag: Philadelphia Eagles

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Sports

Steelers acquire former 1st round pick RB Felix Jones from Eagles

In this June 4, 2013 file photo, Philadelphia Eagles’ Felix Jones makes a catch at the team’s NFL football training facility in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File) by Will GravesAP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers bolstered their injury-plagued backfield on Friday, acquiring running back Felix Jones from Philadelphia for linebacker Adrian Robinson. The deal is pending each player passing a physical.

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Opinion

Anger, alcohol and the n-word

by Daryl Gale I had already decided not to write about Riley Cooper, the Eagles wideout whose big mouth and beer muscles got him in hot water last week. Cooper, as the entire world knows by now, got hammered at a Kenny Chesney concert in June and got in the face of a Black security guard who had apparently denied him VIP access. “I will jump that fence and fight every [n-word] here,” spat Cooper, as another concertgoer’s cell phone recorded the action.