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They Can Play and They Try To Write: Athlete Blog Wrap-Up

by Jeff Briggs

Redskins TE Chris Cooley had a busy blogging day for having a game tonight. He gives the Week 1 starting lineups for the Redskins fantasy football league. He also shares some quotes that have got him pumped up this week, including a surprise one from owner Dan Synder. And, he has an hourly countdown to kickoff (a must read), including a card game on the bus ("Euker is our new game of choice, it's almost like a white dude's version of spades.") and a game he played in film sessions that involved loudly yelling the name of a particular body part.

Falcons FB Ovie Mughelli writes some interesting thoughts from his final preseason game against his old team, the Ravens, and how it felt being back in his old stadium as a member of a new team.

Jennie Finch spends her 28th birthday on Oprah.

Jags rookie LB Thomas Williams likes his D-coordinator Gregg Williams.

Darren McFadden is pumped to be starting his NFL career on Monday night against the Broncos.

Rafael Nadal shares a few thoughts about watching other players' matches and what he eats at tournaments.