Cooley on Cage Fighting Tony Romo

Picking on an easy target to get a reaction is commonly called poking the bear. Enter Redskins' Chris Cooley.

During one of his many weekly radio appearances, Cooley shared his opinion on Tony Romo’s performance during Dallas’ 24-point blown lead this past weekend.

Since we can’t tolerate most sports talk radio, we let Dan Steinberg do the heavy lifting on this one.

“It’s SO good,” Chris Cooley said of Romo’s performance during his weekly appearance on the LaVar and Dukes show. “I was watching the scoreboard in St. Louis, and I didn’t see that they’d lost really until the end, I thought they blew them out so I kind of stopped paying attention. It’s amazing, AMAZING to 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 continued. “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.”

Poke. Poke.

Wait, what? Cage fight?

“For me to beat Tony? I’m gonna be honest, I don’t know what kind of cage fighting skills he has,” Cooley responded. “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.”


We’ve seen Cooley wrestle. We don’t think Romo wants a piece of that.

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