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When Chris started out he was a great TE on an average team with very average QB's. He put up really good numbers but the past 2 years has been non-existent. He's played with QB's like Mark Brunell, Patrick Ramsey, Jason Campell, Donovan McNabb, and Rex Grossman. Despite having these QB's throwing him the ball, he still managed over 50 catches for 5 years in a row (he was hurt and only played in 7 games in '09). He's had 2 seasons over 70 catches and 1 over 80. Now in the FA he's amoung the bottom of the barrel players. I don't watch or follow the Redskins so I don't know what the deal is. Has he really declined this much or what?

Would he be a good fit in David Thomas's role that is now open?
 

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I am not going to pretend to know a whole lot about him, but from what I have seen, it seems to me like he is much more of a receiving tight end than a blocking one. I think we will be looking to replace Thomas with another player like him, versatility being the key with an emphasis on blocking.
 

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Brandon Myers, the ex-raider would be my choice of what is left, but seems that he may end in Cleveland.
 

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brandon myers would be a real coup if we ended up getting him

he is starter material and has been successful with mediocre QBs
 

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I am not going to pretend to know a whole lot about him, but from what I have seen, it seems to me like he is much more of a receiving tight end than a blocking one. I think we will be looking to replace Thomas with another player like him, versatility being the key with an emphasis on blocking.
I agree. Being in the DC area, I have seen him play quite a bit. It isn't so much that he's a pure receiving TE, he can play the complete position - but given his health situation in recent times, it's just a recipe for IR if you put him in that role.

I think it's a bad idea.
 

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Cooley was on the street last year until Davis went down. Seems like a really cool guy though. He tried to get a case of beer included in his contract when he signed mid-season, but Snyder and their dork GM wouldn't do it.
 

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