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Washington Post Jul 28, 2015

DC Sports Bog: Let’s check in on Chris Cooley’s NFL comeback attempt

Since Chris Cooley’s interest in a potential comeback at the age of 33 was detailed in The Post last week, a number of things have happened. Let’s check in on the former Redskins tight end, via his own comments Monday afternoon on ESPN 980.Read full article >>
CSN Washington Jul 27, 2015

Cooley's confident, but may have to wait until the season to make his return

Chris Cooley's much anticipated comeback may have to wait until the season starts. That hasn't changed his mind about it, though.
Hogs Haven Jul 27, 2015

Daily Slop: Redskins Media Links Roundup

A collection of Redskins articles from around the web Need to Know: What is the Redskins’ plan to improve the defense? | Rich Tandler's Real RedskinsHere is what you need to know on this Monday, July 27, 3 days before the Washington Redskins start training camp. Question of the day A few days a week I’ll give an in-depth answer to a question submitted by a fan on my Twitter feed, via the Real Redskins Facebook page, or in the comments se... Cooley: "I know that I can help somebody" | Comcast SportsNet WashingtonRumblings of a potential Chris Cooley return began last week, and...
CSN Washington Jul 26, 2015

Cooley: “I know that I can help somebody”

Rumblings of a potential Chris Cooley return began last week, and he continues to believe he can still play.
CSN Washington Jul 24, 2015

Former Redskins teammate believes Cooley can make comeback

Chris Cooley has expressed interest in making a comeback in the NFL. At least one of his former Redskins teammates believes he can do it.
CSN Washington Jul 24, 2015

One possible Chris Cooley destination may be off the board

Rumors have swirled about the possibility of Chris Cooley returning to the NFL. News Friday seems to indicate that one of the likely destinations could now be off the board.
Revenge Of The Birds Jul 24, 2015

TE John Carlson explains abrupt retirement, cites passion, family

The veteran wanted to be a better husband and father. It was a bit of a surprise when it was announced veteran Arizona Cardinals tight end John Carlson had retired from the NFL. There was no real explanation and it put the Cards in a tough spot at the position, leaving them with almost zero experience. The lack of a veteran presence has led the team to even reach out to a player like Chris Cooley, who hasn't played at all since 2012 and hasn't played significant snaps since 2010. The Star Tribune in Minnesota had a story on Carlson and his retirement, as he was a former Viking. Carlson...
Revenge Of The Birds Jul 23, 2015

Arizona Cardinals reportedly interested in TE Chris Cooley, who thinks he could be TE3 on any team

The now-radio show host hasn't played since 2012. After tight end Jermaine Gresham came and left Arizona not having signed a contract with the Arizona Cardinals, the team has apparently turned its attention to another veteran tight end. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Arizona spoke with tight end Chris Cooley and "have expressed interest in signing him." Cooley hasn't played in the NFL since 2012 and currently hosts a radio show in Washington, DC, where he played all nine of his NFL seasons. Cooley himself believes he can still play. In the Washington Post, he was quoted as...
Arizona Republic Jul 22, 2015
Chris Cooley to attempt comeback with Cardinals?

Chris Cooley to attempt comeback with Cardinals?

The Arizona Cardinals' search for a veteran tight end could be taking a very interesting turn.         
CSN Washington Jul 22, 2015

An NFL team has reportedly reached out to Chris Cooley

On Wednesday, former Redskin Chris Cooley expressed a desire to get back into the NFL. And on Thursday, a team reportedly reached out to him.
Hogs Haven Jul 22, 2015

Chris Cooley Wants to Play Again?

Former Redskins tight end Chris Cooley has hinted he would welcome the chance to suit up one more time. You wanted an interesting topic to debate today? You got it. Chris Cooley, certainly ranked high among the favorites of many of us, has indicated he would be interested in another chance to play in the league. On his drive time radio show in the DC area, he was quoted as saying, "I'll just say that I want to," with regard to the prospect of him suiting back up. If you recall, Cooley came off the field and went into the booth, starting a seemingly successful broadcast career here in the...
Washington Post Jul 21, 2015

DC Sports Bog: Could Chris Cooley go from the radio booth to the field? He’s thinking about it

Chris Cooley was sitting in an office breakroom in Rockville, a few minutes before the start of his daily radio show on ESPN 980. That morning, the former Redskins tight end had power cleaned 350 pounds inside the Redskins Park weight room — the most he had done since he was in college. After being about 15 pounds over his playing weight in January, he was back down to his normal 250.Read full article >>

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