Redskins' Chris Cooley Says He Will Be Placed On IR

After breaking his ankle in Monday night's loss to the Eagles, Redskins tight end Chris Cooley was expected to be out for the season. The break wasn't as bad as originally though, however, and Cooley may return in four week.

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Skins TE Chris Cooley Might Only Be Sidelined For 4 Weeks

ESPN’s Adam Schefter tweets:

A foot specialist said Redskins TE Chris Cooley’s fractured ankle is not as bad as initially thought. Cooley play again in 4 weeks.

Certainly a sliver of good news for Skins fans. But the bad news is that Dan Snyder is still in charge, pulling stunts like this.

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Chris Cooley Out For Rest Of Season With Ankle Injury

The NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora is reporting that Chris Cooley will miss the rest of the year with a broken bone in his right ankle suffered in Monday night's loss to the Eagles. Rick Maese at The Washington Post corroborates the report.

Taking his place is second-year tight end Fred Davis, who filled in for Cooley on Monday and had a career game, catching eight balls for 78 yards and a touchdown. Although, granted, much of that came in garbage time.

Chris Cooley has never missed a start in his six-year career. He was having a down season, but then again, so is everyone on the Redskins' offense.

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