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A day after meeting with tight end Visanthe Shiancoe, it has been reported by NFL.com that the Philadelphia Eagles and Jeremy Shockey will be meeting on Wednesday.
Some die-hard Philly fans might remember Shockey as public enemy No.1, due to the time he spent with the New York Giants and find this marriage a bit surprising. However, it’s been no secret that the Eagles will look to deploy more two-tight end sets in 2012 as a way to improve their red-zone offense and mask the loss of All Pro left tackle Jason Peters.
Last year with the Carolina Panthers, the former first-round pick recorded 37 receptions, 455 yards and four touchdowns, while competing with Greg Olsen for the honor of Cam Newton’s safety net.
The fact that the Miami product is coming off fresh from a multiple-tight end offensive system led by a mobile quarterback, makes him a more desirable free-agent addition for the Eagles.
Although starting tight end Brent Celek isn’t known much as a blocke...