Shockey failing to make deep impact
In the first of a series of articles identifying the most overrated and underrated players in the league, KC Joyner explores the tight end position.
This week's list features overrated and underrated tight ends.
Shockey was voted to the Pro Bowl last year, but the metrics indicate he didn't deserve the selection. Shockey ranked 23rd in yards per attempt among qualifying tight ends last year (5.6). He ranked last in medium pass YPA and 18th in short pass YPA.
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For the next few weeks, KC Joyner will use his metrics to identify the most overrated and underrated players at each position in the NFL.
Tuesday, June 12: Tight ends
Wednesday, June 20: Wide receivers
Tuesday, June 26: Cornerbacks
Tuesday July 3: Safeties
Tuesday, July 10: Pass-rushers
Wednesday, July 19: Pass-blockers
Wednesday, July 25: Quarterbacks