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MATT SHAUGHNESSY RUMORS

Arizona defense takes another hit for eight weeks

The hits just keep on coming. These are the hits of Arizona defensive players hitting the injury report, or in this case, injured reserve. According to Josh Alper of Pro Football Talk, Cardinals linebacker Matt Shaughnessy has been put on the designated-to-return injured reserve (DTR-IR) spot with an unspecified knee injury. Since he is on the DTR-IR, he can return in eight weeks...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Placing OLB Matt Shaughnessy On Short-Term I.R.

Cardinals HC Bruce Arians announced Monday that they are placing OLB Matt Shaughnessy going on injured reserve with the designation to return after he suffered a knee on Sunday, per Darren Urban. Shaughnessy  is expected to miss about six weeks or so. This is hardly the type of news the Cardinals were hoping for as injuries continue to mount for their defensive unit. Thomas...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Shaughnessy Re-Signs With Cardinals After Reported Patriots Visit

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...
Via NESN.com
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals agree to terms with DE Shaughnessy

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...
Via AP on Fox
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals sign defensive end Shaughnessy

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...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders’ Matt Shaughnessy poised for breakout season in 2012

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, [...]
Via The Penalty Flag
July 21, 2012  |  Discuss

News and Notes from Raiders 3 Day Mini-Camp

The Oakland Raiders have just wrapped up their mandatory mini-camp, giving the players some time off before the “real fun” begins. Although the players are “technically” on their own time, they have a lot of work to do to get up to speed on brand new playbooks for both the offense and the defense before [...]
Via Silver and Black Daily
June 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Updated Oakland Raiders Mock Draft

About 3 weeks ago, I wrote a post-combine Mock Draft, without clear-cut information , I had to assume the compensatory picks the Oakland Raiders would receive. Earlier in the week the NFL announced the Raiders would receive; 3rd round (95th overall), 4th round (129th overall), and 5th round (168th overall) compensatory picks, along with 5th [...]
Via Silver and Black Daily
March 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Potential For a Dominant Defensive End Duo In Oakland

In the NFL, defensive ends are key in both stopping the run, and rushing the passer. There are many who specialize in one or the other, while finding players who can be productive in both areas is rare. The Oakland Raiders have two young defensive ends who possess that very rare ability. Lamarr Houston and [...]
Via Silver and Black Daily
March 27, 2012  |  Discuss

2011 Bold Predictions Revisited

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 [...]
Via Raiders Blog
January 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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