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A.Q. Shipley will start Thursday for the Ravens

Perhaps one of the more under-the-radar competitions in the NFL right now is the race for the starting center job in Baltimore. With veteran Matt Birk retiring earlier in the offseason, the Ravens brought in A.Q. Shipley to compete with Gino Gradkowski for the position. Shipley will receive his first opportunity to start a game for the Ravens this Thursday versus the Falcons after...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Colts Center A.Q. Shipley Traded To Ravens

The Indianapolis Colts have traded Center A.Q. Shipley to the Baltimore Ravens in exchange for a conditional 2014 draft pick. The Ravens were looking for camp competition at the center because longtime C Matt Birk retired this off-season. The Ravens drafted Geno Gradkowski in the fourth round a year ago to take Birk’s place but GM Ozzie Newsome would like to give him incentive...
Via FF Locker Room
May 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts trade AQ Shipley to Baltimore Ravens

The Indianapolis Colts have traded center AQ Shipley to the Baltimore Ravens for a conditional 2014 draft pick.AQ Shipley was the backup center for the Colts last year, and when called into action, did a pretty good job. Samson Satele struggled with injuries and inconsistent play last year, and Shipley was asked to play more than a typical backup usually does.The Colts drafted center...
Via Everything Colts
May 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Ravens Acquire Former Steelers Draft Pick and Penn State Center A.Q. Shipley

Heading into the 2009 NFL Draft there was a lot of speculation that the Pittsburgh Steelers would target Penn State A.Q. Shipley in the middle rounds of the draft. However, after he measured in at the NFL Scouting Combine with very short arms his draft stock fell drastically. Shipley spent time on the Steelers’ and Eagles’ practice squads before finally making the Colts’ active...
Via SteelBlitz Steelers Blog
May 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Ravens get C Shipley from Colts for draft pick

The Baltimore Ravens have acquired center A.Q. Shipley from the Indianapolis Colts for a conditional 2014 draft pick. The tradel, announced Thursday by the Ravens, will be finalized after Shipley passes a physical. Shipley played in 14 games last season with the Colts, getting five starts. He participated on special teams for Indianapolis in an AFC wild-card game in Baltimore last...
Via Fox Sports
May 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Steelers Center A.Q. Shipley Traded From Colts To Ravens

Center A.Q. Shipley, the Pittsburgh Steelers seventh-round draft pick in the 2009 draft, was traded Thursday morning from the Indianapolis Colts to the Baltimore Ravens for a conditional 2014 draft pick. The former Penn State center did not make the Steelers 53 man roster out of training camp in 2009, but he showed enough during the preseason to warrant him being signed to the...
Via Steelers Depot
May 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Colts offensive lineman caught picking his nose

The Houston Texans (12-2) slid past the Indianapolis Colts (9-5) on Sunday, 29-17, to clinch their second straight AFC South title. During the fourth quarter, and when all hope of a comeback seemed lost, Colts center A.Q. Shipley decided to focus his efforts elsewhere: his nose. The CBS cameras caught Shipley in the act and the rest is history.  Shipley has appeared in exactly one...
Via Bush League Chronicle
December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Colts promote C Shipley among moves

Center A.Q. Shipley was signed by the Indianapolis Colts off their practice squad. Originally signed by the Colts on Jan. 28, he saw action in the Week 1 loss at Chicago, was waived Sept. 10 and signed to the practice squad the next day. The Colts also waived outside linebacker Mario Addison from the 43-man roster and released D.J. Johnson from the practice squad, replacing him...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Practice Squad Updates: 7/11 Closed, Shipley Back with Colts

  It just wouldn’t be fair if one of the star’s of this year’s Hard Knocks didn’t suffer a few of his own hard knocks.  That’s exactly what happened on Tuesday, as Dolphins’ practice squad wide receiver Chris Hogan was “deleted” from the practice squad. Before you ask; yes, it really is called addition and deletion when a player is added or removed from a...
Via 60 Max Power O
September 12, 2012  |  Discuss

A.Q. Shipley Waived by Colts

  The guy can just not catch a break.  Former Rimington Award winner (nation’s top center) A.Q. Shipley was placed on waivers by the Colts earlier today. The move comes just one day Shipley made the active roster on game day for the first time in his three-year career. The Colts signed former Steeler Trai Essex in lieu of waiving him. It finally appeared as if he had...
Via 60 Max Power O
September 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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