NRG Energy Pre-Game Report – Redskins vs Titans Week 7

NRG Energy Pre-Game Report – Redskins vs Titans Week 7 Game Info Where: FedEx Field, Landover, Maryland When: 1:00 PM ET, October 19, 2014 Buy Tickets to the Washington Redskins (1-5) vs Tennessee Titans (2-4) Game HERE Betting Lines Brought to You by Bodog: Redskins (+6) Live Radio Broadcast; ESPN 980: Chris Cooley, Sonny Jurgensen and Larry Michaels Watch [...]
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NRG Energy Pre-Game Report – Redskins vs Cardinals Week 6

NRG Energy Pre-Game Report – Redskins vs Cardinals Week 6 Game Info Where: University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Arizona When: 4:25 PM ET, October 12, 2014 Buy Tickets to the Washington Redskins (1-4) vs Arizona Cardinals (3-1) Game HERE Betting Lines Brought to You by Bodog: Redskins (+4) Live Radio Broadcast; ESPN 980: Chris Cooley, Sonny Jurgensen and Larry [...]
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Cooley is the least aware person in the world

Former Redskins TE Chris Cooley has transitioned into a media career in Washington DC.  He’s the host of a radio show and a radio analyst for his former team.  In recent months, he’s emerged as one of the faces for the campaign to keep the Redskins nickname. But it’s another major issue surrounding the NFL that Cooley didn’t consider when he published this tweet. O_o....
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Cooley Defends Redskins Name on First Take

Chris Cooley Defends Redskins Name on First Take In case you may have missed it on Friday, former Redskins legend Chris Cooley was a guest on ESPN’s morning show “First Take”. The purpose of Cooley’s appearance was to talk about the teams name and let Chris give his opinions…Chris, like always didn’t hesitate at the [...]
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Cooley says Colt McCoy will spend the rest of his career as RGIII’s backup

Earlier this month, a few sentences from an writer about Kirk Cousins’s play in practice briefly reignited the ol’ “Quarterback Controversy?!?” bonfire, a flame that has popped up pretty regularly since Robert Griffin III and Cousins arrived in D.C. Silly or not, it even got to the point where a reporter asked Washington offensive coordinator Sean McVay which...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Snyder: People need to focus on the history of the Redskins name

In an interview with former Redskins player Chris Cooley,  owner Dan Snyder spoke extensively about the controversy that’s been surrounding the name of his franchise for almost two years now. The Washington Post posted the transcript on their site.  We have it below. C: So when I look at my career, and I want to ask you about this some more as we go, I’m so proud to be...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Cooley, Gary Clark and Mark Moseley Travel to Reservation for Football Camp

Chris Cooley, Gary Clark and Mark Moseley Travel to Football Camp at Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation in Montana A few weeks back a good friend of ours, Mark One Wolf, shared a Facebook page with us that featured a group that carried the name “Team Redskins”. The group is with the Chippewa Cree Rodeo Association of [...]
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

San Diego radio mocks Chris Cooley for Redskins-Chargers comments

Photo: CBS Sports Chris Cooley continues to find himself being criticized and mocked for his comments in which he attempted to compare the San Diego Chargers name to the Washington Redskins.  Yesterday, it was the National Congress of American Indians releasing a statement calling Cooley’s statements “dehumanizing and offensive.”  If that wasn’t enough, it’s now San Diego...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAI issues statement regarding Chris Cooley comments

The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) has a released a statement calling Chris Cooley’s comments “dehumanizing and offensive.”  Chris Cooley, former Washington Redskins tight end and now a part of their game day radio broadcasts, made the following statements on Wednesday: I don’t like the Chargers because I want to protect the ozone, all right guys? I feel like...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Cooley on Redskins potential name change: I’m protesting the Chargers name

Former Washington Redskins tight end Chris Cooley does not support the efforts to change his former team’s name. Cooley, who hosts a show on ESPN 980 with Steve Czaban, spent a good portion of their Wednesday show ridiculing sports writers who are calling for the Redskins to change their nickname. Czaban and Cooley criticized the […]
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Cooley went on a rant over Native Americans and the Chargers

Former Redskins tight end Chri Cooley went on a rant during his radio show with Steve Czaben on ESPN 980′s The Drive With Cooley and Czabe. Maybe it’s because ESPN 980 is owned by the Redskins or Cooley and Czaben are just ignorant when it comes to Native Americans. Dan Steinberg of the DC Sports Bog transcribed their rant from Wednesday. On the Chargers Czaban: Remember, the...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Trent Williams wanted to fight Chris Cooley

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Former Redskins tight end Chris Cooley talked about the Dolphins situation with Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin this week and brought ups  story in which Trent Williams wanted to fight him. “I never hazed,” Cooley said vis the DC Sports Bog. “I guess I might have teased people...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Cooley: There was an idea that Mike Shanahan didn’t like RG3

    During former Redskins tight end Chris Cooley daily radio show on ESPN 980,  he said that a lot of people believed former head coach Mike Shanahan didn’t like Robert Griffin III. “He has a hard time understanding what Mike didn’t like about him,” Cooley said of Griffin via the Washington Post. “There was a problem with their relationship...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Cooley praised for candor commenting on former Redskins teammates

Chris Cooley’s first year as a sports-radio host and game analyst was supposed to be a celebration. The former Washington Redskins tight end played for last season’s NFC East champions, and when he launched his media career this summer, he fully expected to be talking about another winning team. Instead, Cooley has spent weeks picking over the wreckage of one of the worst...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Cooley: Redskins special teams coach wants to be Washington’s next head coach

    Former Redskins tight end and ESPN 980 radio host Chris Cooley claims current special teams coach Danny Smith would love to be Washington’s next head coach. “I heard an interesting rumor, and it’s not that we’re going to hire somebody, [but it's] someone that really wants the job,” Cooley said via the Washington Post. “Danny Smith...
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December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Cooley believes Mike Shanahan is ready to cut ties with RG3

    Former Redskins tight end Chris Cooley made an appearance on CBS Sports Radio and said that he believes that head coach Mike and Kyle Shanahan are not convinced that Robert Griffin III was the guy they wanted to draft. “Over the last year and a half Mike and/or Kyle are of the belief that Robert (Griffin III) isn’t the guy they wanted,”...
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December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Cooley looks at Giants-Redskins, then kicks butts & names names

Former Redskins star tight end Chris Cooley joined ESPN 980 "Redskins Radio" this fall during the afternoon drive time. Capt. Chaos translates well as a radio personality. Redskins fans hold him in high regard, so when he speaks, people listen. Cooley introduced a new segment today where he grades Washington's performance in recent games after watching the All-22...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Cooley, Albert Haynesworth and Mike Shanahan let Nasty Quotes fly

As most fans of the Washington Redskins already know, Albert Haynesworth is a sore subject at Redskins Park. The last few days the Haynesworth subject has been revisited since former tight end Chris Cooley called Albert “a piece of dump” on his daily radio show. “Every year, every team, someone signs a big contract and [...]
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Albert Haynesworth rips Mike Shanahan, Redskins

Former Redskins defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth made an appearance on Tennessee Sports radio after being blasted by Chris Cooley on his own Washington D.C. radio station for being selfish and only caring about getting paid during his time in Washington. Haynesworth gave his side of the story. “The first day I get to Washington, that morning before, they’re like yeah, we...
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October 31, 2013  |  1 Comment

Chris Cooley: Albert Haynesworth is an “awful human being”

During his daily radio show on ESPN 980 in Washington D.C., former Redskins tight end Chris Cooley was asked if the contract Gilbert Arenas received from the Wizards was worse than the free agent deal Albert Haynesworth got from the Skins, according to the Washington Post. “NO QUESTION, the Haynesworth contract,” Cooley answered. “Because he was TRYING to get released by...
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October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

ESPN 980 announces addition of Chris Cooley to the Redskins broadcast team

Red Zebra Broadcasting and ESPN 980 in Washington D.C. have officially announced that former Redskins tight end Chris Cooley has joined their Skins broadcast team. RED ZEBRA BROADCASTING announces today that they have signed Former Washington Redskin Pro Bowler Chris Cooley to a multi year deal. Cooley will join the Washington Redskins Radio Network as an in-game contributor. ...
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July 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Cooley Retires, Joins Redskins Radio

Veteran Washington Redskins player Chris Cooley joined the Redskins radio broadcasting team not to replace recently retired Sam Huff, but instead he will provide analysis during games. The move effectively ended Cooley’s NFL playing career but preserved the link between one of the team’s most popular players and its legions of fans. “I’m pumped,” Cooley [...]
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins tight end Cooley retires

Chris Cooley (seen here scoring a touchdown against the New England Patriots) announced his retirement. (Photo courtesy of The Washington Post) Redskins tight end Chris Cooley has officially announced his retirement and plans to join the Redskins broadcasting team taking over for Sam Huff. A nine year veteran and two time Pro Bowler, Cooley spent his entire career with the Redskins...
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July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Cooley to join Redskins broadcast

Longtime Washington Redskins tight end Chris Cooley will work on the team's radio broadcasts. The Redskins Radio Network announced Tuesday that Cooley will provide analysis starting with the first preseason game next month. Cooley has not formally announced his retirement as a player, but he was not expected to return after nine seasons with the Redskins. Cooley was a third...
Via AP on Fox
July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Cooley Retires, Will Join Redskins’ Radio Team

Chris Cooley was definitely a different type of character for the Redskins as a tight end, and it will be interesting to see what type of character he is off the field now. Around The League is reporting that Cooley has announced his retirement today from the NFL, and will join the Redskins radio team. Cooley was a two-time Pro Bowl tight end, and played nine seasons in Washington...
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July 16, 2013  |  Discuss
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