NFL: Miami Dolphins Miss Out on Jeremy Shockey

March 4, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The former New Orleans Saints’ tight end, Jeremy Shockey, last night decided to join the Carolina Panthers on a one-year deal.
This means he is out of the running as the tight end that the Miami Dolphins hoped to play opposite Anthony Fasano next year.
Shockey expressed his desire to join the Dolphins when he left New Orleans. He lives in Miami during the offseason and played college football for the Hurricanes. However, Miami failed to secure his services, although it is unclear what the reasoning behind Shockey’s decision is.
Instead, he opts to join Ron Rivera’s revolution in Carolina, where the new Head Coach hopes to turn around the 2-14 Panthers and make them a force in the NFL.
The decision does come as somewhat of a surprise, following Shockey’s open declaration that he wished to play for Miami. Although he played alongside Dolphins’ tight end coach Dan Campbell for the Giants, he also has links with the Panthers, having played ...

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