Jeremy Shockey was released by the New Orleans Saints. While some may see the decision by the Saints as a bad move, it was actually a very smart player transaction. Some sports fans and observers will see Shockey’s name and due to its familiarity assume the Saints have cut a top 10 NFL tight end. However, he is far from the player that he once was.
Shockey addressed his fans via his Twitter and Facebook pages saying, “Always will remember my time in New Orleans. What a city, you all welcomed me like one of your own, and we had a great run. Onto the next chapter, the Deep Unknown.”
Here are five reasons cutting Shockey makes sense for the Saints