Jeremy Shockey: Is He a Good Fit for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers?

February 23, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Back when the Buccaneers signed tight end Kellen Winslow, there was major concern about his oft-nagging injuries, his lousy knees and his past behavioral history.
Today, Winslow has been a valuable addition to the team, a clutch performer.
Now Jeremy Shockey is on the market, there to be had, which begs the question:
Is he a good fit for the Buccaneers?
His injury history pales in comparison to Winslow's medical charts, that's a given. Shockey will be 31 in August so he's not ancient. One of the reasons he has a tough time making it through a season is his style of play. It's basically collision central.
But you have to give the guy credit; he's a gamer, plays with an "attitude" and he wants to win. He doesn't mind trash talking and he's typically been able to back it up throughout his career.
Good news is that he's played for the New Orleans Saints so the pro-personnel department should have him covered from A to Z.
One of the areas wh...

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