|06-16-2007, 10:31 AM||#1|
Join Date: Feb 2004
WT: Cooley aiming to cash in this year
Bounding up a flight of stairs yesterday afternoon following a Washington Redskins minicamp practice, tight end Chris Cooley sounded surprised at himself when asked if he has successfully separated his on-field work from his agent's contract talks with the team.
"Actually ... I think I have," he said.
Cooley couldn't be faulted for thinking about his future. He has entered a new world, one of negotiations, a likely multimillion dollar signing bonus and long-term financial security. This for a player who was a third-round pick from a non-power school (Utah State) and arrived at training camp in 2004 just hoping to play any kind of role.
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