SI Vault
 
Just My Type
Dan Patrick
December 20, 2010
Jeremy Shockey
Decrease font Decrease font
Enlarge font Enlarge font
December 20, 2010

Just My Type

View CoverRead All Articles

Jeremy Shockey

TIGHT END

The former Miami Hurricane had four catches for 29 yards on Sunday as the Saints improved to 10--3 with a 31--13 win over the Rams

Dan Patrick: The Patriots beat the Jets last week 45--3 and had the starters in until the end. Is it O.K. to rub it in?

Jeremy Shockey: Yeah. Of course, why not? The fans pay a lot of money to see points. Bill Belichick is a hell of a coach, they've got a great team, they got beat by the Jets the first game, so why not [keep playing] at the end?

DP: You wouldn't have a problem if you were a member of the Jets?

JS: Simple. If you want to [keep] a team from scoring points, stop them on defense. Don't expect the other team to quit.

DP: Are the Falcons a better team than the Saints right now, today?

JS: I don't like to get into that "today" stuff. "If the playoffs started today... . " Well, the playoffs won't start today. That's the fact. The fact is, the Falcons have a better record than us and they beat us. The fact is, we get to play them again. Our team is really focused on the game we play next, not the Falcons.

DP: Who is the right coach for your alma mater?

Continue Story
1 2 3 4