New Orleans' tight end Jeremy Shockey went through his college football career at the University of Miami where he made a name for himself as an unstoppable mismatch for opposing defenses. After college he went to the New York Giants as the fourteenth pick in the 2002 NFL Draft.
Shockey quickly lived up to the hype surrounding him and proved he was worth the Giants first-round pick by being selected to the Pro Bowl in his rookie year. However, since then Shockey's production on the field has been consistently declining. He has also had several off-field issues with coaches and teammates, not to mention serious injury problems.
Shockey is one of those players that attracts fans to him. However, one must wonder, as time goes on, whether or not those fans will be willing to stick with him as his production drops.
To pick Shockey's brain on the subject of his past with the Giants, including spending the latter part of the Giants' Super Bowl season sidelined with an injury, and his future with the Saints would be quite a privilege. What follows are ten questions I would ask Shockey about his past career in the NFL and how he sees his future playing out: