New Orleans Saints release tight end Jeremy Shockey

Staff reports
Jeremy Shockey warms up.

The New Orleans Saints announced Tuesday that the contract of tight end Jeremy Shockey has been terminated.

The Saints acquired Shockey in a trade with the New York Giants prior to the 2008 season. He went on to play three seasons in New Orleans.

New Orleans Saints tight ends Jimmy Graham and Jeremy Shockey head back to the locker room.