Giants WR Sterling Shepard Carted Off With Ankle Injury


Kimberly Jones is hearing that Giants WR Sterling Shepard suffered a low-ankle sprain during today’s practice.

  • Mike Garafolo reports that the Giants are hopeful that Shepard just suffered a “bad roll of his ankle.


Giants second-year WR Sterling Shepard was carted off the field during Wednesday’s training camp practice with what appears to be a right leg injury, according to Dan Duggan.

  • Duggan says it’s unclear what specifically happened to Shepard. However, ESPN’s Jordan Raanan added that Shepard was in “serious pain” and appeared to be in tears as he was carted off the practice field.
  • According to Ian Rapoport, doctors were looking at his ankle and should have an update regarding his status after practice.

Shepard, 24, is a former second-round pick of the Giants back in 2016. He’s currently in the second year of his four-year, $5.944 million contract and stands to make base salaries of $720,208 and $990,416 over the next two years of the agreement.

In 2016, Shepard appeared in all 16 games for the Giants and caught 65 passes for 683 yards receiving and eight touchdowns. He also added 31 rushing yards on three attempts. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 62 receiver out of 115 qualifying players.

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

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