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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...
Via Pro Football Zone
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...
Via Pro Football Zone
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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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...
Via Pro Football Zone
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Kyle Shanahan is the reason Mike Shanahan wants out in Washington D.C.

According to NBC 4 in Washington D.C., Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan is the driving force behind his father, head coach Mike Shanahan wanting out. There’s reason to believe that Kyle Shanahan is what is driving Mike Shanahan to want out as head coach of the Washington Redskins, a couple of strong sources within the organization told News4 Sports. Kyle Shanahan...
Via Pro Football Zone
December 10, 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,”...
Via Pro Football Zone
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...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
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 [...]
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
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...
Via Pro Football Zone
October 31, 2013  |  1 Comment

Albert Haynesworth fires back at ex-teammate Chris Cooley

Last week, Albert Haynesworth was scolded by former Washington Redskins teammate Chris Cooley when Cooley called Haynesworth an awful human being, among other disparaging things. On Wednesday, Haynesworth responded to Cooley's comments, and did so in part by saying Cooley "sounds as stupid as he looks," which are pretty harsh words, indeed. “If the guy had any...
Via Bush League Chronicle
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
Via Pro Football Zone
October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Cooley Has Some Choice Words For The Cowboys

It’s rivalry week in the NFL and we’re all in for a treat of a Sunday Night Football matchup as the 2-3 Cowboys host the 1-3 Redskins in a battle probably being fought over a $1 bet between Dan Snyder and Jerry Jones. Even though former Redskins TE and current Redskins broadcaster Chris Cooley won’t be suiting up, he has some words of inspiration that he’d like to share via...
Via Kissing Suzy Kolber
October 08, 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. ...
Via Pro Football Zone
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 [...]
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
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...
Via DC Sports-Kings
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...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins tight end Chris Cooley retires, will join radio broadcast

Washington Redskins tight end Chris Cooley, 31, has retired from the NFL and will join Washington Redskins’ radio broadcasts as an analyst, according to the Washington Post. An official announcement regarding his hiring as an analyst is scheduled [..]
Via Tireball.com
July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Longtime Redskins TE Cooley to join broadcast team

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 To Retire, Join Redskins’ Radio Broadcasts

Mark Maske of the Washington Post reports that longtime Redskins TE Chris Cooley will retire from the NFL and will join the Washington Redskins’ radio broadcasts as an analyst this season. Cooley, 31, spent nine seasons with the Redskins and tallied 429 catches for 4,711 yards and 33 touchdowns over that period of time. Maske adds that his source also informed him that Cooley...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Cooley will reportedly retire from the NFL and join the Redskins broadcast team

According to the Washington Post, tight end Chris Cooley plans on retiring from the NFL and will join the Redskins broadcast team as an analyst. Chris Cooley to retire and join the Redskins radio broadcasts as an analyst, according to a person familiar with the situation. Link to come — Post Sports (@PostSports) July 16, 2013 Cooley won't be Sam Huff's replacement on the...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins seem to have moved on from Chris Cooley

According to Mike Jones of The Washington Post, it doesn’t look like the Redskins plan on bringing back tight end Chris Cooley right now. There doesn’t seem to be any interest on the Redskins’ part in bringing Cooley back this season. When I checked in with him earlier this spring, he hadn’t heard from Washington, or any other team. Now, if there was an injury, you never...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Jawan Jamison is Wearing Chris Cooley’s Number 47

Redskins rookie camp started on Friday and the first line of business was the task of assigning the new players numbers to wear. Seventh-round draft pick Jawan Jamison, a runningback from Rutgers, was assigned number 47. As most already know 47 has been assigned to veteran fan-favorite Chris Cooley since 2004. Cooley was cut last...
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
May 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Cooley Says He’ll Only Play for the Redskins

Free agent tight end Chris Cooley told WUSA 9 in Washington D.C. that the only team he wants to play for next season is the Washington Redskins. Cooley was at Glenridge Elementary School Tuesday morning at the “Power to Read Pizza Party” which rewarded more than 100 Prince George’s County third graders for their commitment...
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Cooley only wants to play for the Redskins

Free agent tight end Chris Cooley told WUSA 9 in Washington D.C. that the only team he wants to play for next season is the Washington Redskins.“It’s been really strange but it’s been fun because of what I did in the football world, there’s all these opportunities and I say to myself ‘oh my gosh, I can do this, or this or this or I can play golf,’” says the former tight...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 16, 2013  |  2 Comments

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