Tight end Chris Cooley has said for weeks that his ailing left knee would not prevent him from playing in the Washington Redskins' season-opener against the New York Giants. Now that Sunday's kickoff is almost upon us, Cooley isn't saying for sure whether he'll play.
Another player who contributed to the New Orleans Saints' Super Bowl run has to be replaced for a few games.
Normally taciturn Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor commemorated yesterday's official end of training camp practices by talking to the media for the first time this summer.
Pierson Prioleau critiqued the games like an assistant coach or as if he were still playing in the Washington Redskins' secondary. But as last season's losses mounted, it became too much.
Having flourished during nine months of rehabilitation, several offseason practices and the first eight days of training camp, today is huge for Washington Redskins safety Pierson Prioleau.
Other than the generosity of Dan Snyder's checkbook, no Washington Redskins topic generates more praise than the performance, future and personality of safety Sean Taylor.
Safety LaRon Landry, Washington's top draft choice, remained unsigned as the Redskins opened training camp yesterday. Landry, the sixth pick overall, became Washington's first holdout since quarterback Patrick Ramsey's 16-day absence in 2002.