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Cooley mocks Romo, wants to cagefight him

Posted on: October 5, 2011 11:40 am
Posted by Will Brinson

The rivalry between the Cowboys and Redskins is always entertaining, especially when you have characters like Chris Cooley involved. (For those that don't remember Cooley and then-teammate Colt Brennan did a mock video of Jason Witten and Tony Romo doing a "Fantasy Files" video. It's amazing.)

But Cooley might have taken things to a new level this time, mocking the Cowboys choke against Detroit last week and Romo's meltdown. Also, challenging Romo to fight.

"It’s SO good," Cooley said of Romo's play in Week 4, via Dan Steinberg of the Washington Post. "I was watching the scoreboard in St. Louis, and I didn’t see that they’d lost really until they end, I thought they blew them out so I kind of stopped paying attention. It’s amazing, AMAZINGto watch him choke like that.

"I’m just saying, I’m up 24 points in the third quarter, if I’m the head coach, I feel like I could probably just take a knee for the rest of the game, punt it away and there’s no way that Detroit’s gonna drive on you that many times," Cooley said. "The only way you’re gonna give up that many points is turnovers, right? It’s hilarious to watch him throw pick sixes, too, back-to-back. I loved it. But it wouldn’t be as good as my cage fight."

Cooley makes a pretty good point, and the same one I've been screaming about all week -- the Cowboys were up 24 points and weren't running the damn ball. Just because it's a passing league doesn't mean you have to pass. Run the ball. Melt the clock. Win the game. It's a pretty simple formula if you're up 24 points.

Whatever, the point being that Cooley also said he thinks he can take Romo in a cagefighting match. Arrington, per Steinberg, asked Cooley how long it would take to finish Romo off in the classic steel-cage format. The result is, predictably, awesome.

"For me to beat Tony? I’m gonna be honest, I don’t know what kind of cagefighting skills he has," Cooley said. "I would probably try to incorporate my wrestling ability, like when I was in high school. Obviously it’s been a while, but I didn’t like to beat people fast. I like to embarrass 'em a little bit. Like, take a 24-point lead, and then just play with it a little bit."

Well then -- the Redskins/Cowboys rivalry is just taking on a whole new turn of nastiness isn't it? Cooley seems to have already forgetten what happened in Week 3, when the Cowboys won on Monday night. But that's OK, it only makes the fight that much spicier.

With that in mind, let's break down the measurables. Or, at least, the stuff we like to compare between the two guys. To the tape!

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Since: Nov 18, 2006
Posted on: October 5, 2011 12:20 pm

Cooley mocks Romo, wants to cagefight him

Cooley should be fined by the NFL for being stupid. He will be cut soon so it won't really matter. Can't believe his old relic of a coach is to hip with this kind of talk though. Most likely has had a little talk with him. Cooley is a pretty good ex nfl player though.

Since: Sep 9, 2006
Posted on: October 5, 2011 12:11 pm

Cooley mocks Romo, wants to cagefight him

C'mon Cooley, Is your career fading so fast that you need to stoop to childish taunts. Yeah Romo Choked But As I recall not before you got beat by him in your No show performace. Stop playing yourself as such a hater. Whenever a person goes to the extremes you have to make the other guy look bad you end up calling yourself out. Your Words would carry a lot more weight if you weren't such a complete bust this year. So before you use the I had an injury excuse remember that Romo has cracked ribs and a punctured lung. He Decided to play and played poorly. Just like you decided to play and played poorly. The BIG DIFFERENCE IS  You are already on the way out as your replacement has arrived. At Least Romo will have a career after you are done rubbing salt in his wounds.  I don't think you can say the same for much longer. Fork + Cooley = done. Fred Davis is better and has been for a while.

Since: Aug 4, 2009
Posted on: October 5, 2011 12:07 pm

Cooley mocks Romo, wants to cagefight him

i'm not gonna defend Romo or the cowboys (yuck!)  but cooley is a friggin idiot.  i think that stupid platinum hair dye got into his head and bleached out his brain.  your team lost to the cowboys so you can't say squat.  Are you still considered a starter for your team?  Is H-back a real position?  why dont you be a tough guy and challenge an injured qb to a fight?

 i know the redskins are 3-1.  But given the their track record in this millenium, maybe you should wait til mid season before pumping your chest.  how many times did they have a season meltdown after game 6?

Since: Oct 24, 2006
Posted on: October 5, 2011 12:02 pm

Cooley mocks Romo, wants to cagefight him

That's big talk from a guy who has 7 catches this year.

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