The news of TE Jeremy Shockey getting released dominates Saints headlines today. I'll miss his fiery personality. After rookie Jimmy Graham's breakout season last year, the writing seemed on the wall for the aging Shockey. Best of luck to him. He will be missed in Who Dat Nation.
Let's take a look at some highlights as a tribute to the Shockmeister. That long catch and run against Miami (at 1:35) is my all-time favorite Shockey moment.
SAINTS CUT JEREMY SHOCKEY:
Saints cut Jeremy Shockey | ProFootballTalk
"It’s a business, I understand," Shockey told ESPN’s Rachel Nichols. "I’ll just go play hard for someone else. Whoever gets me it’s going to be a steal."
Why the Saints released Jeremy Shockey - NFC South Blog - ESPN
Shockey is 30 and will be 31 before the season starts. Injuries have been an issue throughout Shockey’s career and he’s never played a full 16-game season. In his three seasons in New Orleans, Shockey missed eight games with various injuries. He’s not getting any younger and his durability is likely to decrease even more in the future.
Saints let Shockey go | New Orleans News, Local News, Breaking News, Weather | wwltv.com | Eye on Black and Gold
The Saints have released Jeremy Shockey with a year left on the tight end’s contract.
It's official, the New Orleans Saints cutting Jeremy Shockey | NOLA.com
The New Orleans Saints have terminated the contract of tight end Jeremy Shockey, the team released in a statement. "I'd like to thank Jeremy for the contributions he made to our team during his time in New Orleans," Saints GM Mickey Loomis said. "These decisions are never easy to make and we wish him the best in the future."...
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I'm reporting the Saints are terminating the contract of TE Jeremy Shockey.
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