Four Downs: What is Cooley's status?

Four Downs: What is Cooley's status?
October 18, 2011, 1:36 pm
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Leftovers from the Redskins 20-13 loss to Philadelphia: Cornerback DeAngelo Hall played in his 100th game and made his 33rd interception (first this year). Tight end Fred Davis has eight catches of 20 yards or longer this year; he had only four in 16 games last year. Entering last nights Miami-Jets game, Brandon Banks led the NFL in kick returns (18) and kick return yards (437). His 24.3-yard average ranks 14th.Second Down
A question brought up in the media room post-Shanahan and its legitimate: Has Chris Cooley played his last game as a Redskin?Shanahan was asked point-blank if Cooleys season is over because of a broken finger that will require surgery on Wednesday. But Shanahan offered that he wants to get some opinions on Cooleys knee.It will be an interesting situation to monitor.Third Down
A first look at Carolina reveals the Panthers are moving the ball but cant stop the run and are prone to allowing big plays.The offense ranks fifth in yards per game (418.2) and rushing (120.8) and 18th in points per game (22.2).The defense is big-play prone (No. 28 in yards per play, 6.2), 31st against the run (140.3) and tied for 28th in points allowed (27.2).Fourth Down
During his Monday press conference, Shanahan engaged in an unusual bit of candor when asked if win-loss record is the be-all, end-all to making a quarterback decision.First of all, Im going to use facts whichever way I want to based on what story I want to throw out there, Shanahan said.Enough said. Take anything he says with a grain of salt.