First up this morning: A history lesson. We'll never see two months like we've just seen in any offseason. Ever. To recap: March 2 -- The NFL says the Saints ran a sophisticated bounty program with defensive coordinator Gregg... more »
Chris Cooley is a hard-nosed football player on the field, and a free spirit off of it. He recently had a chance to sit down with NFL Network host Rich Eisen on his NFL.com podcast, to discuss, among other things, his love for prank calls.
The topic came up when Eisen referenced an off-air conversation where Cooley had promised to prank call him the night before the show. For clarity's sake, Eisen used to be a host on ESPN, and this is what Cooley said:
I really wanted to prank call you and make it be something that you'd be mad about, and then just bring it up, mid-podcast. I can't ...
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