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Chris Cooley adjusting to Donovan McNabb

If you watched Donovan McNabb throw to Brent Celek in the red zone last season, you'll understand why Redskins tight end Chris Cooley is excited about the 2010 campaign. Cooley hopped on Washington's ESPN 980 recently to explain the difference between McNabb and his previous quarterbacks. Thanks to sportsradiointerviews.com for the heads up:

"Let’s say that I am running a deep crossing route and there is a linebacker running with me, in the previous couple of years I would have never gotten a ball thrown at me and before I look the ball is thrown into the air. It is just a surprise. It gives me a chance to make a play. It is great that McNabb will do that and I just had to adjust to things like that. He throws a hard ball. That is another thing I really have to adjust to. It just gets on you so fast and I had a little trouble early in camp trying to catch balls in practice. I feel like I have worked enough and run enough routes to make adjustments, but it is tough. It is tough early on."

I think Cooley and Fred Davis have a chance to be one of the best duos in the league. Of course, I thought the same thing about Jason Witten and Martellus Bennett in 2009.