Shawn Andrews Drafted by UFL’s Omaha Nighthawks

June 3, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After Shawn Andrews was cut by the Eagles early this offseason, many figured someone would give the incredibly talented lineman a shot to prove that his issues with depression and injuries were behind him and that he could move on with his NFL career.

But to date, that has not happened, and now it looks like Andrews is being presented with another option: the United Football League.

According to the league's Twitter page, the expansion Omaha Nighthawks have drafted Andrews with the first pick in the third round of their 12-round annual draft.

The third round sounds bad for a player like Andrews, who was taken 16th overall in the NFL's draft back in 2004, but with only five teams in the league, Andrews was actually taken 11th overall in a draft that featured plenty of former NFL players.

None, however, were as high-profile as Andrews.

It's a big fall for Andrews, but it could actually become a blessing in disguise. He needs to get his head on...

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