The Redskins lost to Tony Romo and the Cowboys 18-16, but that didn’t stop Washington tight end Chris Cooley from taking great joy in the Cowboys blowing a 24-point lead to the Lions on Sunday.
“It’s so good,” Cooley said in an interview on the LaVar and Dukes show, according to the Washington Post. “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 going to drive on you that many times. The only way you’re going to give up that many points is turnovers, right? It’s hilarious to watch him throw pick-sixes, too, back-to-back. I loved it.”
Cooley said he would love to fight Romo in the UFC.
“But it wouldn’t be as good as my cage fight,” Cooley said. “For me to beat Tony? I’m going to be honest. I don’t know what kind of cage fighting skills he has. 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 them a little bit. Like, take a 24-point lead, and then just play with it a little bit.”