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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Panthers coach Ron Rivera says Jeremy Shockey has considered retiring and that is news to Carolina's general manager. Marty Hurney says, "We've gotten no indication that Jeremy's considering retirement at this point," adding that, "it's ultimately a question for Jeremy but all indications we are getting is that he wants to play." That contradicts what Rivera said earlier Thursday at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Rivera created a stir when he said Shockey had talked about the possibility of retiring after the 2011 season. Shockey, an unrestricted free agent, is one of the few question marks the Panthers have entering the offseason. Shockey's agent Drew Rosenhaus did not return phone calls seeking comment. Shockey signed a one-year, 4 million in 2011.
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Panthers coach Ron Rivera said veteran tight end Jeremy Shockey is considering retirement after 10 NFL seasons.
In a discussion with Shockey in January following his first year in Carolina, Rivera said Shockey mentioned the possibility of calling it quits.
“It was a great conversation and he just said, 'Well, we'll see,'” Rivera said today at the scouting...
After 10 years in the NFL, Carolina Panthers veteran tight end Jeremy Shockey is considering retirement from the NFL.According to the Charlotte Observer, Shockey talked about his "possble" retirement with Panthers head coach Ron Rivera back in January.During their discussion, about Shockey's first year in Carolina, Shockey hinted that he would possibly retire from...
Ron Rivera's first season with the Panthers featured an exciting, big-play offense, a record-setting rookie quarterback and a turnaround that saw the Panthers jump from the league's worst offense to…Click to Continue »
Most of the offseason talk about the Panthers' linebackers has been about the two that didn't play the majority of the 2011 season.
Lost in the shuffle is the one who did -- James Anderson, who turned in a record-setting year following season-ending injuries to Jon Beason and Thomas Davis.
Anderson set a franchise record with 174 tackles, breaking Beason'...
For the most part, the coaches and General Managers gathered in Indianapolis for the Scouting Combine have avoided creating any controversy. So far. (Then again, the night is young.) That said, Panthers G.M. Marty Hurney and coach Ron Rivera raised some eyebrows with conflicting remarks regarding the future of tight end Jeremy Shockey. According to…
Panthers coach Ron Rivera said veteran tight end Jeremy Shockey is considering retirement after 10 NFL seasons.Click to Continue »
On Thursday, mixed signals came from Panthers coach Ron Rivera and G.M. Marty Hurney on the question of whether tight end Jeremy Shockey will be retiring. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Shockey isn’t calling it quits. The source specifically said Shockey will be playing next year, and that there’s “no chance” he’ll…
Panthers coach Ron Rivera says Jeremy Shockey has considered retiring and that is news to Carolina's general manager.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Panthers coach Ron Rivera says Jeremy Shockey has considered retiring and that is news to Carolina's general manager.