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Chris Cooley set to re-join Redskins

The Washington Redskins are expected to sign Chris Cooley after cutting him earlier in the season as they deal with an injury to starting tight end Fred Davis. The fan favorite has been working out, but has not signed with another team since his release.

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Cooley's routine physical and beer negotiation

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TE Chris Cooley returns to Washington, Davis to IR

Veteran tight end Chris Cooley spoke with reporters on Monday after it was announced that he had been re-signed by the Washington Redskins. Cooley, the team's all-time leader in catches for a tight end, replaces Fred Davis who was placed on season-ending IR with an Achilles tear.

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Chris Cooley is back with the Redskins

The Washington Redskins signed tight end Chris Cooley, bringing the long-time fan favorite back to the nation's capital, according to Chick Hernandez.

Cooley passed his physical and now has been officially brought into the fold, likely replacing Fred Davis after he tore his Achilles tendon on Sunday against the New York Giants.

The 30-year-old Cooley has had a tough time being productive and healthy in recent times, playing in only five games in 2011 and seven contests in 2009. Last season, Cooley was only able to make eight catches and gain 65 yards in what appeared to be his final campaign as a Redskin.

Cooley could provide a very solid security blanket for Robert Griffin III, who certainly can use all the targets he can get. With the injuries to Davis and Pierre Garcon, the Utah State product might be a valuable asset.

In his eight-year career, Cooley has caught 428 passes for 4,703 yards and 33 touchdowns.

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Cooley will return to Redskins Monday

The fan favorite will return to Redskins Park as an active player Monday.

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