Found August 28, 2012 on This Given Sunday:
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The Washington Redskins have cut tight end Chris Cooley today. After Cooley had just eight catches in five games last season, and with the continued emergence of Fred Davis, the cut isn't surprising by any means. That doesn't mean it's not a bittersweet moment for the Redskins and their fans. Cooley was a Pro Bowler for Washington in 2007 and 2008, and he had 33 career touchdowns as a safety net for Redskins quarterbacks since 2004. With a rookie in Robert Griffin III coming into the season as Washington's starter, his only real safety net at tight end will be Davis, with little-used Logan Paulsen and Richard Quinn also on the roster currently. However, the Redskins do have a couple of veteran recievers in Santana Moss and former Colts standout Pierre Garcon to help ease Griffin into his rookie season. In another Redskins move, they signed kicker Billy Cundiff on Tuesday, released by the Ravens on Sunday, and released former Florida State standout Grah...
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  • Its a shame they had to cut Cooley,he looked good and in better shape.Frankly I don't believe Shanahan when he said it wasn't about the money.Chris would have probably renegotiated to stay here.As long as Chris is healthy I'd take him over Davis any day.Non of the tight ends on the roster can block,catch and run as good as Cooley.Whats going to happen when Davis takes that toke that will put him out for a year.
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