OK, that was the clumsiest headline in recent memory, but not nearly as clumsy as Eagles WR Riley Cooper being the pinup of choice for the month of February on Philly’s official team calendar. While the Eagles have apologized and issued the statement below, The 700 Level asks, “there weren’t 12 players more deserving than Cooper?” Well, it’s not as if Michael Richards or Jesse Helms are on the active roster.
“We do not oversee the production of the annual team calendar. We do not provide any input about the players who are featured or where those pictures appear in the calendar. The NFL licenses the production of that calendar to a third party and we do not have an opportunity to review the material.”