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Shaughnessy to visit Cardinals

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As the free-agency period continues to unfold (it’s still barely two days old), more and more players are taking visits.

One of them will be defensive end Matt Shaughnessy, who we’re told is on his way to Arizona for a visit with the Cardinals.

Shaughnessy entered the league in 2009 as a third-round pick, started all 16 games last season for the Raiders.  At 6-5 and 285 pounds, Shaughnessy can rush the passer and stop the run.

Don’t rule out a short-term deal for Shaughnessy, a prominent role in 2013, and then a return to the market in 2014, for a bigger payday.

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25 Responses to “Shaughnessy to visit Cardinals”
  1. jetsjetsjetsnow says: Mar 14, 2013 8:29 PM

    Whats its been two weeks already since free agency started?

  2. eastcoastninerfan says: Mar 14, 2013 8:31 PM

    DL free agent…cue the Seahawks front office

  3. flavordave says: Mar 14, 2013 8:32 PM

    If Nnamdi showed us all anything, its that former Raiders should stay Raiders. They infect the NFL.

  4. raidermark says: Mar 14, 2013 8:56 PM

    Hey Flavia Dave! Whose your team??

  5. dwoofer says: Mar 14, 2013 8:59 PM

    He’ll love AZ.

  6. raidermark says: Mar 14, 2013 9:02 PM

    Didnt these teams watch tape on the Raiders’ front four last year?? LOL He an Des Bryant sucked!!

  7. hendeeze says: Mar 14, 2013 9:02 PM

    @flavordave

    If the Eagles have taught us anything, its that Oline coaches dont make good D coordinators. Who would have thought?

  8. raiderapologist says: Mar 14, 2013 9:13 PM

    flavordave says: Mar 14, 2013 8:32 PM

    If Nnamdi showed us all anything, its that former Raiders should stay Raiders. They infect the NFL.
    ———-
    It cost your team one of their rare chances at a trophy. I think it even made your coach cry.

  9. war27 says: Mar 14, 2013 9:14 PM

    he’s been part of the worse run defense during his whole career. I’m sure a selling point isn’t his run stopping ability.

  10. nineroutsider says: Mar 14, 2013 9:21 PM

    Hope the 9ers take a look at him too.

  11. jredshoes says: Mar 14, 2013 9:27 PM

    Isn’t that the new Vikings quarterback he’s laying on?

  12. norcalmafia says: Mar 14, 2013 9:28 PM

    Seahawks are clueless….lol..offseason champions once again! When the real season starts….losers once again…what a miserable place to live..Go ahead Seacluck fans tell me how good your going to be this year and how your gonna own the west just like last year…haha..seattle……the little brother of the 49ers..

  13. njraiderfan19 says: Mar 14, 2013 9:30 PM

    Of all the guys Oakland is letting walk…why him? He actually produced.

  14. raiderinva says: Mar 14, 2013 9:41 PM

    SH!T

  15. norcalmafia says: Mar 14, 2013 9:43 PM

    They should make the Seagulls players have jerseys that look like flannels and pants that look like cuordorys..Then just put spikes on the bottom of some Bergen stocks. .The logo on there helmet could be a cloud with rain falling down..Or maybe tears..last year a bunch of hippie seagull fans got beer poured on them and say they were “verbally assaulted” at candlestick…boo hoo..I mean really is there a place in this country as lame as seattle?

  16. vgferenzi says: Mar 14, 2013 9:50 PM

    Who?

  17. mullman76 says: Mar 14, 2013 10:01 PM

    Two things are certain: 1) Shaughnessy will contribute wherever he plays

    2) flavordave is a braying j—-ss

  18. raiderrob21 says: Mar 14, 2013 10:36 PM

    He dropped off big time last year. Also the injury bug seems to be playing a major part in his ability to stay on the field. Buyer beware. Best of luck to you Matt, a Class guy.

  19. raiderapologist says: Mar 14, 2013 10:42 PM

    norcalmafia says: Mar 14, 2013 9:43 PM

    They should make the Seagulls players have jerseys that look like flannels and pants that look like cuordorys..Then just put spikes on the bottom of some Bergen stocks. .The logo on there helmet could be a cloud with rain falling down..Or maybe tears..last year a bunch of hippie seagull fans got beer poured on them and say they were “verbally assaulted” at candlestick…boo hoo..I mean really is there a place in this country as lame as seattle?
    ————
    I heard your mom’s house won an award. For lameness, not English.

  20. thefox61 says: Mar 14, 2013 10:52 PM

    Hey norcalloser, the only place worse is San Fancisco and by the way Loser, the hippy movement started in San Francisco on the corner of Haight and Ashbury. What a typical Loser, LOSER!

  21. oakraid says: Mar 14, 2013 11:46 PM

    Come on Reggie, I’m trying to give you the benefit of the doubt but its getting tough. DHB, Huff, Tollefson cut…so be it. Not much lost there.

    There were two guys I wanted back, Wheeler and Shaughnessy. Wheeler got seriously paid, so I can live with losing him (even with noone currently on the roster to replace him). But are we even going to make an attempt to keep Shaughnessy? He and Houston are young and talented, we can build with these guys.

    Also, why the he!! is Slowlando McLame still on this roster? Lets get our chit together Reg.

  22. murfdeezy says: Mar 15, 2013 12:48 AM

    norcalmafia says: Mar 14, 2013 9:28 PM

    Seahawks are clueless….lol..offseason champions once again! When the real season starts….losers once again…what a miserable place to live..Go ahead Seacluck fans tell me how good your going to be this year and how your gonna own the west just like last year…haha..seattle……the little brother of the 49ers..

    ______________________________________

    I’m not a Seahawks fan, but I think it’s hilarious how all you new band wagon Niners fans conveniently forget that your little brother beat the freakin piss out of you on prime time television last year. Stop pretending you guys weren’t crapping your pants when the Seachickens almost rolled the dirty birds. If you got a rematch….you would not have even sniffed a super bowl appearance. That first match up was embarrassing for you. Get real.

  23. djjackson81 says: Mar 15, 2013 1:18 AM

    On a one year deal sure why not AZ can use more dept of the defensive line

  24. captainronmexico says: Mar 15, 2013 1:54 AM

    Njraiderfan – produced? He sucked out loud last year. He got no , pressure on the qb and no one on that d stopped the run. He has Tashkent and potential but this praise is odd. I don’t think the writer of this blurb or most if the commenters were watching Raider games last year.

  25. captainronmexico says: Mar 15, 2013 1:55 AM

    Tashkent = talent. Nice autocorrect

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