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Cardinals Roster Cuts Including DE Matt Shaughnessy

Josina Anderson of ESPN reports that the Cardinals have released DE Matt Shaughnessy on Friday, as they get their roster down to 53 players. Other Cardinals’ roster cuts include: RB Paul Lasike RB Robert Hughes Shaughnessy, 28, was in the year of his final two-year, $4.4 million contract that included another $2.2 million is available through incentives. ... ...
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September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Shaughnessy still getting used to playing 3-4 defensive end

Matt Shaughnessy has been playing outside linebacker the last two seasons with the Arizona Cardinals, but this offseason the coaching staff made the decision to move Shaughnessy to defensive end.  Defensive end is not a new position for Shaughnessy as he played the position with the Raiders. But what is new for Shaughnessy is playing the position in a 3-4 scheme rather than...
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June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals Offseason Review: Matt Shaughnessy

Matt ShaughnessyHeight: 6’5 Weight: 285 D.O.B.: September 23, 1986 (28)School: Wisconsin Experience: 6 Position: OLBGoing Into Season:Shaughnessy was one of general manager Steve Keim’s value signings in 2013. Shaughnessy showed a strong ability to set the edge and was a key player in the Cardinals run defense.Shaughnessy was expected to fill the same role heading into 2014.Season...
Via Pro Football Spot
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals Day 2 Free Agency Recap

Day two of free agency is in the books; here’s your afternoon update on the Arizona Cardinals: Hits - Arizona re-signed linebacker Matt Shaughnessy to a two-year deal, according to the team’s website. - Arizona re-signed linebacker Marcus Benard to a one-year deal to add depth at the position. -Arizona signed former Pittsburgh running back Jonathan Dwyer to a one-year contract...
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March 12, 2014  |  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...
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cardinals Re-Sign OLB Matt Shaughnessy

  Kent Somers reports that the Arizona Cardinals have re-signed OLB Matt Shaughnessy to a two-year deal. Recent reports mentioned that Shaughnessy was visiting with the Patriots on Wednesday, but the Cardinals were still interested in retaining him. Shaughnessy, 27, appeared in all 16 games for the Cardinals last year and totaled 36 tackles, three sacks, a forced fumble and three...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: New England Patriots To Host Matt Shaughnessy On Free-Agent Visit

The New England Patriots are bringing a big edge defender to Foxboro on Wednesday for a free-agent visit. The Patriots are hosting defensive end Matt Shaughnessy for a visit, ESPN’s Field Yates cites a league source. The 6-foot-5, 285-pound pass rusher played for the Arizona Cardinals in 2013 after spending the first four years of his career with the Oakland Raiders. The 27-year...
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Free Agent OLB Matt Shaughnessy Visiting With The Patriots

  Field Yates of ESPN reports that free agent OLB Matt Shaughnessy is visiting with the Patriots on Wednesday. Recent reports indicated that the Cardinals had engaged in contract talks with Shaughnessy before free agency started on Tuesday, but there hasn’t been a lot of buzz surrounding a return to Arizona in recent days. Shaughnessy, 27, appeared in all 16 games for the Cardinals...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals “Actively” Trying To Re-Sign Matt Shaughnessy

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...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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