Posted October 22, 2012 on AP on Fox
As soon as the Washington Redskins arrived home from a 27-23 loss at the New York Giants, coach Mike Shanahan phoned out-of-work tight end Chris Cooley to see whether he was fit enough to replace Robert Griffin III's top target, an injured Fred Davis. Cooley assured Shanahan he was. ''I wasn't at home doing squats and power cleans and listening to `Rocky' music,'' Cooley said Monday on a conference call with reporters, ''but at the same time, I'm in good shape.'' That was good enough for Shanahan. Cooley passed a physical exam and signed a contract to rejoin the Redskins, who put Davis on injured reserve with a ruptured left Achilles tendon a day after he was hurt in the first quarter Sunday. The 30-year-old Cooley was released in August; injuries limited him to eight receptions and five games last season. He is a two-time Pro Bowl pick with 428 career catches, a franchise record for a tight end, over eight years in the NFL, all wi...
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