Chiefs Signing WR Darrius Shepherd

According to Nate Taylor, the Chiefs are signing WR Darrius Shepherd to a contract. 

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Shepherd was at minicamp for Kansas City this weekend trying out and apparently impressed the team enough to earn a deal. 

Shepherd, 25, wound up going undrafted out of North Dakota State in 2019. He later agreed to a three-year, $1.71 million contract with the Packers and managed to make the 53-man roster coming out of the preseason.

The Packers later waived Shepherd and he’s bounced on and off the practice squad and active roster since then. Green Bay waived him late in the 2020 season. 

In 2020, Shepherd appeared in eight games for the Packers and caught five passes for 46 yards. He has also totaled 227 kick return yards.

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