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The Washington Redskins have placed tight end Chris Cooley and running back Tim Hightower on injured reserve.
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Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said it’s not yet known if tight end Chris Cooley’s balky left knee will require surgery, but the coach remains hopeful that the eighth-year pro can make a full recovery and return to action for his team next season.
The Redskins on Tuesday placed Cooley on injured reserve, ending his season a week after he had surgery to repair a broken...
The NFL has made Chris Cooley a millionaire many times over. During the NFL lockout, when he was banned from working with the Washington Redskins' training staff, he could've hired the best physical therapists around to help him with the left knee that was feeling stiff from surgery in January.
Washington Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan agreed with Chris Cooley that the tight end was a casualty of the lockout and said that in hindsight, Cooley probably should have been placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list at the start of training camp to give his surgically repaired left knee more time to heal.
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ASHBURN, Va. - The NFL has made Chris Cooley a millionaire many times over. During the NFL lockout, when he was...
Two days after he was placed on the season-ending injured reserve list, Washington Redskins tight end Chris Cooley called himself a “casualty of the [NFL] lockout,” because he was prohibited from rehabilitating his surgically-repaired knee at the team facility this offseason.
“I feel 100 percent – and I’m not blaming anybody. I feel one hundred percent that I am a casualty...
The Nat’s Screech is huge in Taiwan. [Focus Taiwan News Channel]
Sad day in Redskin-land: Chris Cooley done for the year. [W. Times]
Skins need a QB, and USC’s Matt barkely could be the guy. [Hogs Haven]
Terp’s Kenny Tate also done for year, may be back in 2012. [Balt. Sun]
Edsall plans to recruit more speed and athleticism. [Terps Insider]
Good highlight video from Maryland...
The Washington Redskins placed tight end Chris Cooley on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday.
Chris Cooley, the outspoken tight end for the Washington Redskins and occasional Tony Romo antagonist, was placed on injured reserve by the team this week as a result of a left knee injury. Cooley had surgery to repair the knee toward the end of last season, but due to the lockout, couldn’t do his rehabilitation work at the team facility.
Now, Cooley is calling himself a casualty...
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- From healthy, first-place surprise to battered and struggling, the Washington Redskins had their fortunes take another dive Monday when running back Tim Hightower was declared out for the season with a torn knee ligament and receiver Santana Moss underwent hand surgery that is expected to sideline him for 5-7 weeks.
For last decade or so, Redskins fans have endured a vicious cycle with very few certainties. Each year ushers in some new reason to believe, but by season’s end, fans swear they won’t get fooled again.
If that sounds painful, try being on the team. Chris Cooley and Santana Moss have been stuck right in the middle of it for most of their careers.
The pair has experienced the good...