Washington Redskins safety Su’a Cravens didn’t shed light on why he might retire, but in his Snapchat story Monday afternoon he said he needed to do what made him happy.
Bears coach John Fox said during his postgame press conference that Cooper understands the full scope of his error, and that both Cooper and the team have already moved forward.
He will learn from it, Fox said. Nobody feels worse than (Cooper) does. It’s a matter of focus and finishing. He understands that.
Cooper was also flagged for defensive holding in the third quarter, a penalty that set up a one-yard touchdown run for Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell. But the day wasn’t all bad for Cooper, who had a couple key pass breakups and contributed two tackles as the Bears held the Steelers to just 70 yards rushing and sacked Ben Rothlisberger three times.
To overcome those mistakes is a great thing, said Cohen. It shows our character. We’re a fighting team.
As for the batted ball, there was confusion regarding the decision upon review, but referee Clete Blakeman explained the ruling after the game.
Tight end Jimmy Graham briefly left Seattle’s win over San Francisco after his ankle got caught underneath him. He later returned and finished the game, but coach Pete Carroll said Monday that Graham’s status for this week is uncertain as his ankle remains sore. Graham has only four catches for nine yards (with two drops) so far, so an injury is the last thing he needs to be dealing with as he tries to get things going. Carroll was optimistic that wide receiver Paul Richardson, who caught the winning touchdown against the 49ers, will be able to play this week despite dislocating a finger earlier in the San Francisco game. — Brady Henderson