11/26KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Redskins | Chris Cooley not upset about role : Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley has not caught a pass since joining the team but is not upset with his role on offense. 'I...[+] didnt know what to expect. I would have hoped for more at this point,' Cooley said. 'But its fun to be a part of this team. Its fun to be a part of the two wins in a row. Well see if we can get hot and make the playoffs.' He said he is not sure if he will have a bigger role in the offense moving forward.
11/7KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Redskins | Chris Cooley accepts limited role : Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley has played just 29 snaps over his first two weeks back with the team as TE Logan Paulsen has...[+] been receiving the majority of playing time. Cooley said he does not have an issue with the playing time. 'Honestly, I didnt know what to expect. Im happy to be a part of whatever I can do,' Cooley said. 'Hopefully, for me, it grows throughout the season. But its a good bunch of guys to be around and a good locker room, and Im happy to do whatever I can, and if thats just being here and helping with the little details, then Im happy to do that.' Offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan said that game matchups would determine whether or not Cooley saw a spike in playing time down the road.
10/25KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Redskins | Chris Cooley is in shape: Washington Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan said TE Chris Cooley is in shape, and said the Redskins wont know how...[+] his body responds to contact until after the teams Week 8 game.
10/24KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Redskins | Chris Cooley unsure about role: Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley said he is not sure what his role will be will Week 8 but expects to see playing time. 'Im...[+] assuming Ill play whatever they need me to play,' Cooley said. 'Well see how we go from there And that could change as the game goes on, depending on what personnel [groups] were in and what were doing.'
10/22KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Redskins | Mike Shanahan called Chris Cooley Sunday: Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan called TE Chris Cooley when he returned to Washington to find out what type of shape...[+] he was in. Shanahan said he trusts Cooley when he says he is in shape.
10/22KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Redskins | Chris Cooley ready to contribute : Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley said he is very excited about the opportunity to return to the team. Cooley is looking to...[+] fit in and help the team in any way.
10/22KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Redskins | Chris Cooley returns : Updating a previous item, free-agent TE Chris Cooley re-signed with the Washington Redskins Monday, Oct. 22, after passing his...[+] physical, according to a team source. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
10/22KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Redskins | Chris Cooley agrees to re-join team: The Washington Redskins and free-agent TE Chris Cooley (Redskins) have agreed to terms Sunday, Oct. 21. The deal is contingent...[+] upon Cooley passing a physical Monday, Oct. 22.
9/21KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Patriots | Contacted Chris Cooley: Free-agent TE Chris Cooley (Redskins) said he was contacted by the New England Patriots before they decided to sign TE Kellen...[+] Winslow.
9/21KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: NFL | Chris Cooley has received offers: Free-agent TE Chris Cooley (Redskins) said he has received some offers from interested teams but none of the offers involved a...[+] starting job.
9/21KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Redskins | Chris Cooley sees injury only way of re-signing: Free-agent TE Chris Cooley (Redskins) indicated the only way the Washington Redskins would be interested in re-signing him would...[+] be if one of their tight ends were injured during the season.
News -- August 2012
8/29KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Redskins | Chris Cooley could come back: The Washington Redskins could re-sign free-agent TE Chris Cooley at a reduced rate if he is not able to find a starting job elsewhere....[+]
8/29KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Jets | Not interested in Chris CooleyThe New York Jets are not showing interest in free-agent TE Chris Cooley (Redskins)....[+]The New York Jets are not showing interest in free-agent TE Chris Cooley (Redskins).
8/25KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Redskins | Chris Cooley on the bubble : Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley is not a lock to make the final roster. At nearly $3.2 million (and approximately $6.2 against...[+] the salary cap) he's an expensive backup to TE Fred Davis. Cooley's knee, however, has not been an issue in camp, which could help his case.
8/19KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Redskins | Chris Cooley starts at FB: Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley made a second consecutive start at fullback in the preseason game Saturday, Aug. 18, against...[+] the Chicago Bears.
8/16KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Redskins | Chris Cooley seeing time at FB: Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley has been seeing time at fullback during training camp because the team has been moving him...[+] around to different positions.
8/8KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Redskins | Plan to play Chris Cooley in preseason: The Washington Redskins plan to use TE Chris Cooley (knee) a lot during the preseason, as the team wants to see how his troublesome...[+] knee will hold up, according to a team source.
8/7KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Redskins | Chris Cooley misses practice: Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley missed practice Tuesday, Aug. 7, for a scheduled day off, according to head coach Mike Shanahan....[+] Shanahan said that Cooley asked him to practice.
8/3KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Redskins | Chris Cooley has something to prove: Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley hasn't missed any time to start training camp despite missing 11 games last season with a...[+] left knee injury. 'I have no concerns. My injuries from last year are feeling much better,' Cooley said. He noted he took his time working out during the offseason to slowly progress to where he needed to be. With the emergence of TE Fred Davis in the offense, Cooley needs to show he can still be a threat in the passing game and pile up yards after the catch. He also needs to prove he can stay healthy and on the field.
News -- July 2012
7/27KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Redskins | Chris Cooley says he is running at full speed: Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley (knee) has been able to run at full speed at training camp after struggling with his running...[+] during offseason workouts.
7/26KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Redskins | Chris Cooley has serious competition: Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley (knee) has been a mainstay with the team, but his backup job to TE Fred Davis, and potentially...[+] his roster spot, is being threatened by converted wide receiver TE Niles Paul heading into training camp and the preseason.
7/19KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Redskins | Salary figure working against Chris Cooley: Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley (knee) admitted two months ago that he couldn't run as fast as he used to. Speed might be...[+] a major factor in determining his place on this year's team. In addition, he costs $6.23 million against this season's salary cap, which ranks third on the team. The team is already exploring other options, including TE Niles Paul, who is converting from wide receiver.
News -- June 2012
6/14KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Redskins | Chris Cooley has no signs of swelling: Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley (groin, hamstring, knee) was sidelined from the final practice of minicamp due to a 'slight...[+] hamstring' injury, according to head coach Mike Shanahan. Cooley also dealt with a slight groin issue during organized training activities (OTAs). The good news is that Cooley's knee showed no signs of swelling, nor did he have any fluid drained.
News -- May 2012
5/30KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Redskins | Chris Cooley thinks he is slower than before: Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley (knee) said he is slower than he was in the past but believes he can gain some of his speed...[+] back by strengthening and rehabbing his surgically repaired knee. Cooleys roster spot may be in jeopardy if his speed does not return.
5/6KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Redskins | Chris Cooley not dealing with swelling: Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said TE Chris Cooley (knee) is not dealing with any swelling in his knee after workouts....[+]
News -- April 2012
4/26KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Redskins | Have several TEs on the roster: The Washington Redskins have several tight ends on the roster, including TEs Chris Cooley, Fred Davis, Logan Paulsen and Richard...[+] Quinn. In addition, WR Niles Paul has begun the transition from receiver to tight end. Paul has gained 10 pounds since last season ended, according to head coach Mike Shanahan.
4/26KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Redskins | Chris Cooley feeling good: Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley (knee) 'feels as good as he's felt for the last couple of years,' according to head coach...[+] Mike Shanahan. Cooley has had no swelling in his left knee, and his weight is down. The hope is that Cooley will be a full speed when organized team activities (OTAs) get started in mid-May.
News -- February 2012
2/19KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Redskins | Chris Cooley expected to return: Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley is expected to return to the team next season but may have to restructure his contract this...[+] offseason.
2/16KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Redskins | Chris Cooley could be released: The Washington Redskins may consider releasing TE Chris Cooley this offseason because he is scheduled $3.8 million next season...[+] and has struggled with injuries the last few seasons.
2/12KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Redskins | Chris Cooley should be ready for workouts: Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley (finger, knee) is expected to be ready to participate in offseason workouts. Cooley said he...[+] would have played near the end of this season if he was not on Injured Reserve.
11/22KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Buccaneers | Ex-teammate calls out Albert Haynesworth : Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley, a former teammates of Tampa Bay Buccaneers DL Albert Haynesworth, said Haynesworth does not...[+] really enjoy playing football despite his natural talent. 'The thing that I would think about Albert the way his last three years have played out, is that he hates football,' Cooley said. 'Im not criticizing his character or his work or anything. My only assumption in this - and its just an opinion - is that he does not like football, by what Ive seen over the last three years. If he loved the game of football, hed show up and love it.'
1/7KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Redskins | Chris Cooley played with torn meniscus: Washington Redskins TE Chris Cooley played with two meniscus tears in his knee during the 2010 season, reports Dan Steinberg,...[+] of The Washington Post. 'It's almost like a hangnail in your knee,' Cooley said. 'Your cartilage just kind of flicks up and rubs around and messes with you. When it first happens, it's really painful, for about a month. I played in '05 about 10 games with it, and then it really calmed down so I just let it go.' Cooley will have offseason arthroscopic surgery on the knee, which apparently was the result of a kick from the wife of former Redskins TE Todd Yoder.