Originally posted on Inside The Panthers  |  Last updated 2/23/12
INDIANAPOLIS 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 combine. “With him, who knows?” Shockey, who will turn 32 in August, signed a one-year deal worth $4 million with Carolina last year after New Orleans cut him. He said during the season he enjoyed playing for the Panthers and was interested in returning to Charlotte. Attempts to reach Shockey today have been unsuccessful. Shockey, who is an unrestricted free agent, caught 37 passes for 455 yards and four touchdowns in 15 games last season. Shockey has never played a full, 16-game season since entering the league with the Giants in 2002. Rivera said he has not talked to Shockey since the end of the season, and made a re...
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