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Wed, 17 Jul 2013 19:18:14 -0700
Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley is retiring from the NFL and he will join the team's radio booth in 2013. Cooley was signed to a multi-year deal by ESPN 980 (980 AM), the team's flagship station in Washington. "To add a talent and fan favorite like Chris to our team will add excitement to our broadcast and a level of unpredictability for our listeners," the executive producer of the Redskins Radio Network said in a written statement.
Mon, 26 Nov 2012 13:12:13 -0800
Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley has not caught a pass since joining the team but is not upset with his role on offense. "I didn't know what to expect. I would have hoped for more at this point," Cooley said. "But it's fun to be a part of this team. It's fun to be a part of the two wins in a row. We'll see if we can get hot and make the playoffs." He said he is not sure if he will have a bigger role in the offense moving forward.
Wed, 07 Nov 2012 07:08:08 -0800
Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley has played just 29 snaps over his first two weeks back with the team as TE Logan Paulsen has been receiving the majority of playing time. Cooley said he does not have an issue with the playing time. "Honestly, I didn't know what to expect. I'm happy to be a part of whatever I can do," Cooley said. "Hopefully, for me, it grows throughout the season. But it's a good bunch of guys to be around and a good locker room, and I'm happy to do whatever I can, and if that's just being here and helping with the little details, then I'm happy to do that." Offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan said that game matchups would determine whether or not Cooley saw a spike in playing time down the road.
Thu, 25 Oct 2012 12:09:38 -0700
Washington Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan said TE Chris Cooley is in shape, and said the Redskins won't know how his body responds to contact until after the team's Week 8 game.
Wed, 24 Oct 2012 11:53:28 -0700
Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley said he is not sure what his role will be will Week 8 but expects to see playing time. "I'm assuming I'll play whatever they need me to play," Cooley said. "We'll see how we go from there… And that could change as the game goes on, depending on what personnel [groups] we're in and what we're doing."
Mon, 22 Oct 2012 12:11:37 -0700
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan called TE Chris Cooley when he returned to Washington to find out what type of shape he was in. Shanahan said he trusts Cooley when he says he is in shape.
Mon, 22 Oct 2012 09:37:05 -0700
Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley said he is very excited about the opportunity to return to the team. Cooley is looking to fit in and help the team in any way.
Mon, 22 Oct 2012 09:16:48 -0700
Updating a previous item, free-agent TE Chris Cooley re-signed with the Washington Redskins Monday, Oct. 22, after passing his physical, according to a team source. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Sun, 21 Oct 2012 20:03:54 -0700
The Washington Redskins and free-agent TE Chris Cooley (Redskins) have agreed to terms Sunday, Oct. 21. The deal is contingent upon Cooley passing a physical Monday, Oct. 22.
Fantasy Tip: Cooley should be considered for roster depth in most fantasy leagues. He has a proven track record and is reportedly healthy. It may take him a few games to get in sync with Robert Griffin III and in playing shape, but at least he knows the offense.
Thu, 20 Sep 2012 18:58:24 -0700
Free-agent TE Chris Cooley (Redskins) said he was contacted by the New England Patriots before they decided to sign TE Kellen Winslow.
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