Pro Football weekly

Comment | Print |

Cooley not guaranteed to make Redskins

About the Author

Recent posts by Eric Edholm

Reese: Giants' Tuck wants to regain form

Posted Feb. 23, 2013 @ 11:26 a.m.

Chiefs' Dorsey eyes '333 players' for first pick

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 4:33 p.m.

Caldwell might be starting fresh in Jacksonville

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 2:17 p.m.

Related Stories

TE Davis gets deal to stay with Redskins

Posted March 29, 2013 @ 3:48 p.m.

RG3: 'I'll be ready'

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 5:04 p.m.

Redskins release CB Hall

Posted March 11, 2013 @ 3:33 p.m.

Redskins lock up TE Paulsen

Posted March 09, 2013 @ 1:16 p.m.

Washington Redskins: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 9:54 p.m.

Redskins hire A.J. Smith as senior executive

Posted March 06, 2013 @ 11:06 a.m.

Redskins' GM says team not considering name change

Posted Feb. 15, 2013 @ 10:39 a.m.

Redskins sign DT Brace

Posted Feb. 14, 2013 @ 10:54 a.m.

Is Canty a cap concern for Giants?

Posted Jan. 25, 2013 @ 9:59 p.m.
Posted April 27, 2012 @ 8 p.m. ET
By Eric Edholm

Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said TE Chris Cooley is “feeling great” after an injury-plagued season in which persistent swelling in his left knee and a broken finger led to the least-productive output of Cooley’s career. “The knee is feeling great. His weight is down,” Shanahan said. “There’s been no swelling, so hopefully he is full-speed once we get started with our OTA days (in May) and, you know, he can stay injury-free.” Despite Shanahan’s positive report, we hear that Cooley is far from a lock to make the final roster. First, he’s due a $3.8 million salary in 2012 and is set to count for $6.3 million against the cap. Plus, the team has added reinforcements at the position behind Fred Davis — who broke out last season and earned the franchise tag — with Richard Quinn, who signed late last season after being cut by the Broncos, and converted WR Niles Paul, who has added 10 pounds to his former 224-pound frame after a rookie season that he spent mostly blocking as a wideout on offense.

Comments ()


ABOUT TRUST ONLINE