Matt Shaughnessy re-signed with the Arizona Cardinals on Wednesday after reportedly visiting the New England Patriots earlier in the day.
OLB Matt Shaughnessy is re-signing with #azcardinals. 2 year deal.— Kent Somers (@kentsomers) March 12, 2014
The Patriots evidently brought the big edge defender to Foxboro for a free-agent visit, but the 6-foot-5, 285-pound pass rusher will...
The agent for Cardinals OLB Matt Shaughnessy, Rich Rosa, tells Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic that the Cardinals are in “actively” trying to re-sign client.
“They are actively trying to re-sign him,” Rosa said. “He wants to be there, so we’ll see how it goes.”
Shaughnessy, 27, made the transition from a defensive end to an outside linebacker in a 3-4 system...
The Arizona Cardinals have reached agreement on a one-year contract with defensive end Matt Shaughnessy, the seventh free agent acquired by the team this week.
Shaughnessy started all 16 games last season with the Oakland Raiders. He had 3.5 sacks along with 42 tackles, 29 solos. The Raiders selected Shaughnessy in the third round of the 2009 draft out of Wisconsin, where he was...
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March 15, 2013
The Cardinals added to their depth on the defensive line Friday by signing free-agent defensive end Matt Shaughnessy. The news was first announced on Twitter by Cards outside linebacker O'Brien Schofield, Shaughnessy's college teammate and bookend pass rusher at Wisconsin.
Terms of his contract are unknown.
The 26-year-old Shaughnessy, entering his fifth year in the NFL...
When Matt Shaughnessy was selected in the 3rd round of the 2009 NFL draft and all of the draft experts labeled him another developmental draft prospect who was drafted too high, he proved all of those experts to be wrong. In his first three seasons as an Oakland Raider, Matt Shaughnessy has recorded 92 tackles, 12 sacks, [...]
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Prediction 1: Matt Shaughnessy will have 10 sacks or more. Result: Shaughnessy played in three games registering 1 sack. There is no way of knowing is Shaughnessy would have made it to 10 sacks and the three games was too small of a sample to project out a full season. 0 for 1. Prediction 2: Taiwan [...]