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Eagles: Riley Cooper blocked tweets

Updated: August 5, 2013, 1:40 PM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- Eagles receiver Riley Cooper has been sent threatening messages after a video of him making a racial slur became public.

The team said Sunday that Riley informed the club of the threats and did not know who made them. The team has notified the league's security department.

Cooper was fined by the Eagles after his slur became known Wednesday. He left the team Friday to seek counseling.

"Riley Cooper made us aware of the tweets when the video became public," ...

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