Shawn Andrews
All-American college football player, professional football player, offensive lineman
Shawn Andrews
Shawn Cornelius Andrews is a former American college and professional football guard who played for the Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Arkansas, and was a two-time consensus All-American. The Philadelphia Eagles chose him in the first round of the 2004 NFL Draft, and he earned three Pro Bowl selections during his career.
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What the NFL Can Learn From Four Decades of Research on Childhood Bullying
Huffington Post Sports - about 3 years
Football bullies are in the news yet again. Allegations involving the Philadelphia Eagles arrived right on the heels of the Miami Dolphins scandal, and more are sure to surface. Football stars are among the nation's role models for youth. But it's time the NFL did some soul-searching on the kinds of behavior its stars are modeling. If the NFL would take a look at 40 years worth of research on bullying, it would learn that emotions matter in everyday lives. The way a person manages and expresses feelings can make or break their mental health, as well as the effectiveness of an entire team. Here's what studies have taught us: 1. What bullying is and is not. Bullying behavior is intentionally aggressive, repetitive, and born of a power imbalance in a relationship. It can happen between kids or between adults in the workplace. It can be verbal, physical, or virtual. Racial taunts count, à la Dolphins player Richie Incognito's alleged baiting of his teammate Jonathan Martin. Homophobic s ...
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Kevin Zeitler in very good company...a look at Interior Linemen taken in round 1
Cincy Jungle - almost 5 years
There has been an interior lineman (guard or center) drafted in the first round every season since 2001. So how have they done? What kind of future could we expect of our very own round 1 selection at Guard? . Here are the interior offensive linemen taken in round 1 since 2001. . Rnd Tm Pos YR AP1 PB St 1 MIA Mike Pouncey G 2011 0 0 1 1 PHI Danny Watkins G 2011 0 0 1 1 SFO Mike Iupati G 2010 0 0 2 1 PIT Maurkice Pouncey C 2010 1 2 2 1 CLE Alex Mack C 2009 0 1 3 1 BUF Eric Wood C 2009 0 0 3 1 KAN Branden Albert G 2008 0 0 4 1 BAL Ben Grubbs G 2007 0 0 5 1 TAM Davin Joseph G 2006 0 2 6 1 NYJ Nick Mangold C 2006 2 4 6 1 ...
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The Real "All Andy Draft Team"
Bleeding Green Nation - almost 5 years
From the Andy Reid Era... It was a good idea, but never really came into true form.. QB1 McNabb (hurts me to say it lol QB 2 K Kolb QB 3 AJ Touchy Feely FB: Thomas Tapeh RB1 Brian Westbrook Rb 2 LeSean McCoy RB 3 Correll Buckhalter (almost went with 22) WR 1 DeSean Jackson WR 2 Maclin WR 3 Jason Avant WR 4 Reggie Brown? LT King Dunlap LG John Welbourn C Jason Kelce RG Shawn Andrews RT Todd Herremanes TE 1 Celek TE 2 LJ Smith TE 3 Clay Harbr Doesn't look like Andy is such a OL draft guru does he? Though Herremanes is a huge stud and the move to get Peters was fantastic.. And picking up Runyan was great. ST: K: Henry P: Again Henrey ST Ace: Ike Reese Defense LDE: Trent Cole RDE: Derrick Burgess, Raheem Brock DT: Broderick Bunkley, Mike Patterson DT: Corey Simon OLB: Brian Rolle MLB: Stewart Bradley OLB: Chris Gocong Ouch @ LBs... S: Nate Allen S: Quintin Mikell . If you don't want to count UDFAs t ...
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Flushing extends Big Nine Conference volleyball winning streak to 49 with ... - MLive.com
Google News - over 5 years
"We've played some really good teams and had some competitive matches against them," Flushing coach Shawn Andrews said. "That's been good for us to have to learn through those moments. They've certainly pointed out to us what it is we can get better at
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Should the New York Giants Sign OL Shawn Andrews? - Giants 101
Google News - over 5 years
Maybe it's time to give Shawn Andrews a look. The unemployed Andrews was with the Giants last year and played both left tackle and left guard. He had some back spasm flare–ups but at times was the team's best offensive linemen
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Giants positional breakdown - NorthJersey.com
Google News - over 5 years
The rebuilt line lost Shaun O'Hara, Rich Seubert and Shawn Andrews. David Baas joins at center. Will Beatty steps in at left tackle, pushing veteran David Diehl to left guard. Is Beatty tough enough to take on opponents' best pass rushers?
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Ready or not, Eagles' Watkins prepping for start - Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
Google News - over 5 years
Watkins will become the ninth rookie to start a season opener under Andy Reid and the fourth offensive lineman, the first since Shawn Andrews in 2004. “Each week it's been getting a little bit better,” Watkins said. “This week, I feel like I'm going to
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New York Giants 2011 Season Preview: Aiming For A Playoff Return - SB Nation
Google News - over 5 years
Well, that would have been Shawn Andrews if the Giants had not released him. Andrews is one of the most hilarious follows on all of Twitter. Steve Weatherford is hilarious, but he has to make the team first. Justin Tuck is a good follow ... sometimes
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New York Giants Now $4.7 Million Under the Cap - Giants 101
Google News - over 5 years
Following the release of offensive linemen Rich Seubert, Shaun O'Hara and Shawn Andrews, the team was much closer to that number, but still had a ways to go. As a result, it "prevented" them from coming to terms with free agents Steve Smith,
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Didinger's Mailbag: Herremans, offensive line, LBs - Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
Google News - over 5 years
It made more sense than moving Shawn Andrews and signing Stacey Andrews, but there is no point in dredging all that up again. Herremans established himself as a first-rate guard – he was the Eagles' most consistent lineman last season – and I
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Potomac wins season opener over Stafford - Inside NoVA
Google News - over 5 years
Shawn Andrews scored one of Potomac's touchdowns off a 49-yard interception return, while quarterback Lorenzo Jacobs hooked up with Seth Jordan for a 19-yard touchdown that accounted for the Panthers' other score. Jacobs finished the game throwing for
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Andy Reid could have as many as five rookies starting for the Philadelphia Eagles - The Times of Trenton - NJ.com
Google News - over 5 years
In the Super Bowl season of 2004, Shawn Andrews was supposed to start at guard, but the first-round pick broke his leg in the season opener against the Giants and spent the rest of the year, inclusing the postseason, on injured reserve
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Despite salary cap space, Angelo insists Bears have plan for success - Chicago Sun-Times
Google News - over 5 years
Bryant McKinnie, Nick Kaczur, Mario Henderson, Max Starks, Flozell Adams, Mark Tauscher and Langston Walker are among the tackles available, and free-agent guards Leonard Davis, Brian Waters, Vince Manuwai, Shawn Andrews and Reggie Wells are still out
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The NY Giant Excuse Files: Breaking It Down Under Jerry Reese - Giants Football Blog (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
And Shawn Andrews wasn'ta priority? He was the 3x Pro Bowler, not Boothe or his brother. 3. “We made a responsible offer to Kevin as well. Kevin moved on. We would have liked to have secured Kevin back.” – What's a responsible offer?
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One Way The Giants Could Stick It To The Eagles…. - G-Men H.Q.
Google News - over 5 years
Last year if you recall, LT Shawn Andrews was scooped up by the Giants away from the Eagles, and make no mistake he was largely respected in Philadelphia even when he went out with back problems. Eagles fans still love him, despite the chronic injuries
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New York Giants Sign O-Line Help: No Drama with the Big Boys - Bleacher Report
Google News - over 5 years
Yes, the brother of Shawn Andrews, who the Giants cut last week. If you want to find some similarities to the every prospering Philadelphia Eagles and your New York Giants...the Eagles had both brothers in Eagles green at one time in 2009
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Giants Sign Another Andrews for Offensive Line - New York Times (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
One week after releasing the reserve tackle Shawn Andrews in a salary cap-related move, the Giants signed his younger brother Stacy to a contract on Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Andrews was at Giants headquarters meeting with the ... - -
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Giants to move David Diehl back to guard after four years at left tackle - The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
Google News - over 5 years
Over the past few years, as the Giants drafted Will Beatty and signed Shawn Andrews, David Diehl dug in his heels and made it clear left tackle, not left guard, was the position he preferred to play. Now, it appears he won't get his wish
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Shawn Andrews
    TWENTIES
  • 2011
    Age 28
    On July 28, 2011, he was released by the Giants.
    More Details Hide Details Andrews subsequently retired from football, moved back to Arkansas, and has expressed hopes of becoming a stand-up comic. Andrews is the younger brother of former NFL offensive lineman Stacy Andrews.
    On January 1, 2011 he admitted he was likely going to retire due to the back pain.
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  • 2010
    Age 27
    Andrews signed a six-year contract worth up to $32.6 million with the New York Giants on August 20, 2010, though only $1.5 million for the first season.
    More Details Hide Details He made his first career start at left tackle during the team's November 7 game against the Seahawks at Qwest Field. Throughout the year, Andrews struggled with lingering back issues, for which he had to take multiple injections for pain.
    On June 2, 2010, Andrews was selected in the third round of the 2010 UFL Draft by the Omaha Nighthawks.
    More Details Hide Details He did not sign with the team.
    On March 17, 2010, Andrews was released by the Eagles.
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  • 2009
    Age 26
    Andrews had surgery in the 2009 offseason, but he re-injured his back at the start of training camp, which caused him to miss the entire preseason and the first week of the 2009 season before he was placed on the injured reserve list on September 15, 2009.
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  • 2008
    Age 25
    In a newspaper article released on August 4, 2008, Andrews revealed he was suffering from depression and was seeking professional help.
    More Details Hide Details He eventually missed 17 days of camp, and returned on August 10. Andrews started in the first two games of the season, but he left in the second game with a back injury. The Eagles did not put him on injured reserve, but the injury caused him to miss the rest of the 2008 season.
    Andrews mysteriously departed the Eagles at the end of June 2008.
    More Details Hide Details Later he failed to report to training camp at Lehigh University, without notice and without being excused. He cited unexplained "personal issues" in various text messages with reporters.
  • 2007
    Age 24
    Andrews was selected to his second consecutive Pro Bowl in 2007.
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    The injury was later revealed to be a contusion and would not impact his status for 2007 season.
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  • 2006
    Age 23
    At the end of the 2006 season, Andrews was selected as a starter to the Pro Bowl.
    More Details Hide Details During a divisional playoff game against the New Orleans Saints, Andrews went down late in the second quarter with a neck injury and was rushed to a nearby hospital.
  • 2005
    Age 22
    Andrews returned to the starting lineup for the 2005 season, and started all 16 games for an injury-plagued Eagles team that finished with a 6-10 record.
    More Details Hide Details Andrews played well enough to be named an alternate for the NFC Pro Bowl team. Shawn came into the 2006 season as one of the Eagles' top offensive linemen and it showed as the Eagles awarded him a seven-year contract extension that would have kept him with the team through 2015.
  • 2004
    Age 21
    Andrews was chosen by the Philadelphia Eagles as the 16th overall pick of the 2004 NFL Draft, after trading up with the San Francisco 49ers.
    More Details Hide Details The day after selecting Andrews, the Eagles traded John Welbourn to the Kansas City Chiefs, officially making Andrews the team's starting right guard. He responded with a strong preseason although his season was short-lived. Andrews broke his leg in the opening game of the season against the New York Giants and missed the remainder of the Eagles' NFC Championship season.
  • 2003
    Age 20
    He also won the Jim Parker Trophy as the nation's best offensive lineman in 2003, and was also a finalist for the Lombardi Award and the Outland Trophy.
    More Details Hide Details In his thirty-five games played, he only gave up two sacks. Andrews decided to forgo his senior season at Arkansas and enter the NFL Draft, saying that he did not want to see his mother struggle with financial problems anymore.
  • TEENAGE
  • 2002
    Age 19
    Andrews was a two-time first-team All-Southeastern Conference (SEC) selection, received the SEC's Jacobs Blocking Trophy as the conference's best blocker two times, and was recognized as a consensus first-team All-American in 2002 and a unanimous first-team All-American in 2003.
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  • 2001
    Age 18
    Andrews received an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas, where he played for the Arkansas Razorbacks football team from 2001 to 2003.
    More Details Hide Details He started as a freshman.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1982
    Born
    Shawn Andrews was born on Christmas Day in 1982 to his mother Linda Andrews.
    More Details Hide Details He was raised, along with his two brothers Stacy and Derrick, in the city of Camden, Arkansas. He attended Camden Fairview High School, where he was successful as an offensive lineman for the football team. Andrews earned numerous accolades including Parade, USA Today and Prep Football Report first-team All-American honors. He also participated for the high school track team in shot put and discus.
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