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Riley Cooper's Apology

Riley Cooper's Tweet

I am so ashamed and disgusted with myself. I want to apologize. I have been offensive. I have apologized to my coach, Jeffrey Lurie, and — Riley Cooper (@RileyCooper_14) July 31, 2013

Howie roseman and to my teammates. I owe an apology to the fans and to this community. I am so ashamed, but there are no excuses. What I did — Riley Cooper (@RileyCooper_14) July 31, 2013

Was wrong and I will accept the consequences. — Riley Cooper (@RileyCooper_14) July 31, 2013

Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Lurie's statement:

"We are shocked and appalled by Riley Cooper's words. This sort of behavior or attitude from anyone has no role in a civil society. He has accepted responsibility for his words and his actions. He has been fined for this incident."

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