Riley Cooper favors ban of N-word

Updated: February 27, 2014, 4:15 PM ET
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Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper told CSNPhilly.com that he is in favor of the NFL banning the use of the N-word.

"I think it's a good rule," Cooper said.

The NFL's competition committee is expected to discuss a rule where players would be penalized 15 yards for using racial slurs on the field.

Cooper has a history with the word.

Last summer, a video surfaced of him using the word at a Kenny Chesney concert. Cooper apologized and took a brief leave ...

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