How Chris Cooley is trying to kill my fantasy team

In case you haven’t heard, Chris Cooley’s season is officially over, which is strange because as recently as one month ago, we were told that the surgery went well, was non-evasive, and that the tight end would be back on the field in 4-5 weeks.

You may want to file this one under “no one cares about your fantasy football team,” but this is how Chris Cooley is trying to kill mine.

The setup: 12-team PPR auction league. I was sitting pretty with a lineup of Romo/Eli, Adrian Peterson, Tim Hightower, Brian Westbrook, Laurence Maroney and Marshawn Lynch at RB, Larry Fitzgerald, Brandon Marshal and Steve Smith 2.0 at WR and Owen Daniels at TE.

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NFL Week 12 Injury Updates: Turner, Bulger, Cooley & Megatron

Turner likely to sit vs. Bucs
Falcons running back Michael Turner is still nursing an ankle injury and is unlikely to practice or face the Buccaneers on Sunday. Jason Snelling will continue to get the bulk of the rushing load, although Jerious Norwood might be active after practicing some last week.

Cooley probably heading for the IR
Redskins tight end Chris Cooley said on Tuesday that he’ll probably wind up on injured reserve at some point this season. He had hoped to come back at some point this year, but his ankle injury is too severe. With Washington out of playoff contention, it makes sense that Cooley would call it a season.

Johnson could miss Thanksgiving Day game
The Lions could be without their two star players when they host the Packers on Thanksgiving Day. Calvin Johnson is dealing with hand and knee injuries and is doubtful to play. Matthew Stafford is also unlikely to play after suffering a shoulder injury in a win over the Browns last Sunday.

Bulger out 3-6 weeks
Rams quarterback Marc Bulger is out 3-6 weeks with a broken tibia. He suffered the injury in a loss to the Cardinals last Sunday and might miss the remainder of the season. Kyle Boller will probably start in his place, although rookie Keith Null might get a shot as well.

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Chris Cooley out for the season

As if things couldn’t get any worse for the Redskins, the Washington Post is reporting that tight end Chris Cooley suffered a broken right foot in Monday night’s loss to the Eagles and will miss the remainder of the season.

Cooley broke his foot in the second quarter after he caught a pass and tried to change direction. He had not missed a game up until this point, but will now land on injured reserve for the first time in his career.

Fred Davis will start in Cooley’s place, which could be a good or bad thing for the Redskins. Davis has great hands and a solid receiver, but he’s a major liability as a blocker and that’s the last thing Washington needs right now considering the pass protection for quarterback Jason Campbell hasn’t been great as it is.

NFL fines for uniform infractions, by Chris Cooley

The NFL is cracking down on uniform infractions, and Chris Cooley provides an overview on his blog.

Just for fun I figured I would list some of the fines mentioned in our meeting and different amounts.
$5000 fines
– High/Low whites on socks
– Pants not covering knees (no skin should show below the waist)
– Bandana
– Wrong nasal strip
– Hand towel alterations – towel must be 7 to 8 inches and have no tape on it
– Tape not the same color of the shoe.
– Jersey untucked (usually there is a warning for this one)
– Jersey cut too short
– Sleeves coming out of jersey – only QB can have this and only a certain amount can come out
– Chinstrap undone ($7500)

$10,000 fines
– Personal messages
– Any second offense fine
– Wrong attire 90 minutes previous and after a game – clothes must be Reebok apparel
– Tinted visor – must have a doctors note for a tinted visor

The entire post is an interesting read. Cooley is a character.

Chris Cooley says getting punched in the balls is fun

Over at his blog, Chris Cooley relates a funny story about how he and the Redskin offensive linemen get along. Here’s how it starts…

There is no better way to celebrate a win than getting grabbed and punched in the balls by a bunch of offensive lineman on the bus. Lesson learned though, if you go back and try to mess with one of them then the rest are gonna gang up on ya. To their defense, I guess I kind of had it coming…

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