Found October 24, 2012 on Football Nation:
If you live in the DC-Metro area and you haven't heard about the re-signing of Chris Cooley by the Redskins, then you have most likely been under a rock the past week.Once again will the uproar of "Cooley" chants ascend from Fedex Field?Redskins fans were over overjoyed when the news came out that Cooley would be making his return, and I'm sure No. 47 is happy to be back.Since being cut by the Redskins in August, Cooley has reportedly received offers to be a starter elsewhere.But has said that he held out on signing anywhere else because Washington is the only place he wants to play. After spending the first eight years of his career with the Burgundy and Gold, Cooley had become a pillar of the Redskins' offense and a fan-favorite; this made his release all the more surprising.However, from a business standpoint, it was a smart move. Cooley has been injured two of the past three seasons, and was also due $4.1 million this year, a pretty steep price for a guy wh...
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