Free Agent WR Russell Shepard Has Interest From Six Teams Including Buccaneers

Jenna Laine of ESPN reports that there are six teams interested in free agent WR Russell Shepard including the Buccaneers.

According to Laine, close to half of these teams are open to making Shepard their No. 3 receiver with the possibility of him being their No. 2 option.

Laine source added that the other teams are willing to make Shepard “one of the highest-paid special-teams players in the league with multiple offensive packages.”

Shepard, 26, wound up signing on with the Eagles as an undrafted free agent out of LSU back in 2013. He lasted just a few months with the Eagles before he was waived and later claimed by the Buccaneers.

In 2016, Shepard appeared in 14 games for the Buccaneers and caught 23 passes for 341 yards receiving and two touchdowns.

We’ll have more regarding Shepard’s market as the news is available.

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