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87 Sterling Shepard WR

New York Giants

Fantasy Stats
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58%25%
Key Stats
GPRECYDSAVGTDSFIRST DOWNS
12666569.94337

Player Updates

April 30, 2021 07:36 AM
Giants' Sterling Shepard: Gets more competition
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Giants used the 20th overall pick on wideout Kadarius Toney, making for an even more crowded receiving corps.

The Giants were already deep at the position with Kenny Golladay and Darius Slayton, but Toney's routes are likely to overlap even more with Shepard's. Moreover, Evan Engram and pass-catching tailback Saquon Barkley should get their share of looks too. There are suddenly a lot of mouths to feed in this offense.

January 3, 2021 05:16 PM
Giants' Sterling Shepard: Two TDs in starring effort
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Shepard caught eight of 10 targets for 112 yards and a touchdown while adding 24 yards plus a touchdown on two carries during Sunday's 23-19 win over the Cowboys.

Shepard got off to an excellent start with a 23-yard rushing touchdown on the opening drive. He went on to lead the team in targets and receptions as he delivered a season-best yardage total while adding a 10-yard receiving score. Despite topping 60 receiving yards just three times prior to this one, Shepard certainly came through when it mattered the most and finishes the regular season with 656 yards in 12 appearances. He'll look to carry this season-ending form into the playoffs, if Washington loses to the Eagles on Sunday night.

January 1, 2021 07:56 PM
Giants' Sterling Shepard: Cleared to play
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Shepard (rib) isn't on the injury report for Sunday's game against Dallas, Art Stapleton of The Bergen Record reports.

Shepard will close out the regular season in a favorable matchup, after posting season highs for targets (12), catches (nine) and yards (77) in last week's loss to Baltimore. He missed the first Cowboys-Giants matchup back in Week 5, which was Darius Slayton's best game (eight catches for 129 yards) of the season. Shepard should spend a lot of time in the slot Sunday, as Golden Tate (calf) is doubtful to play.

December 31, 2020 02:48 PM
Giants' Sterling Shepard: Limited again Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Shepard (rib) was a limited practice participant Thursday, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

The Giants' injury report was replicated for a second straight day, which left Golden Tate (calf) as a non-participant and tight end Evan Engram (calf) as limited. There's no reason to believe Shepard is in danger of missing Sunday's regular-season finale against the Cowboys, especially with a playoff berth on the line. Friday's practice report will give a sense of the wide receiver's ability to suit up this weekend.

December 30, 2020 09:12 PM
Giants' Sterling Shepard: Nursing rib injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Shepard was limited participant in practice Wednesday due to a rib injury, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

Shepard paced the Giants in last week's loss to the Ravens, catching nine of 12 targets for 77 yards and a touchdown. New York requires a win over Dallas on Sunday to have any chance of making the playoffs, so it wouldn't be surprising if Shepard's practice reps are being capped to better ensure he avoids a setback with the ribs heading into the weekend.

December 27, 2020 11:16 PM
Giants' Sterling Shepard: Team's top target in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Shepard caught nine of 12 targets for 77 yards and a touchdown during Sunday's 27-13 loss to the Ravens.

Shepard paced all Giants in receptions and yards while logging the team's lone receiving TD of yet another low-scoring effort. When on the field over 11 appearances this season, Shepard has attracted a workload of 7.3 targets per game. His 77 yards from Sunday represent a new season high, while the TD was Shepard's first in eight games. In Week 17, Shepard will have a chance to face off against the Cowboys for the first time this season, as he was on IR with a toe injury when the division rivals last met Oct. 11.

December 23, 2020 09:24 AM
Giants' Sterling Shepard: Catches four balls
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Shepard caught four of his seven targets for 51 yards Sunday night against the Browns. He also had one carry that lost three yards.

The Giants offense was sluggish behind Colt McCoy, but Shepard is getting his looks at least. Even if Daniel Jones (ankle) returns to the lineup, Shepard's a low-end possession option for the season's final two weeks.

December 13, 2020 06:08 PM
Giants' Sterling Shepard: Quiet in Jones' return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Shepard caught three of five targets for 35 yards in Sunday's 26-7 loss to the Cardinals.

Shepard came up four receiving yards shy of Golden Tate's team-leading total, as quarterback Daniel Jones' return from a hamstring injury didn't do much to spark New York's struggling passing attack. After getting into a rhythm with five consecutive games of six-plus catches, Shepard has caught only four passes over his last two combined. He'll hope to get back on track against the Browns in Week 15.

December 7, 2020 12:40 AM
Giants' Sterling Shepard: Struggles against Seattle
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Shepard recorded only one reception on six targets for for 22 yards in Week 13 against Seattle. He also converted a two-point conversion.

Among Giants pass-catchers, Shepard was out-targeted by only Evan Engram, though he failed to turn that into any substantial production with Colt McCoy under center. His most meaningful contribution came on a successful two-point conversion, when he beat Shaquill Griffin to a pass in the corner of the end zone. While McCoy did not hesitate to look Shepard's way, Shepard may struggle to post numbers so long as Daniel Jones (hamstring) remains sidelined.

December 4, 2020 02:28 PM
Giants' Sterling Shepard: Gains clearance for game day
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Shepard (toe/shoulder) doesn't have an injury designation for Sunday's game against the Seahawks, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

Shepard was a limited participant in practices Wednesday through Friday while managing the two injuries, but the Giants were evidently encouraged enough with his health to give him the green light heading into the weekend. Since returning from injured reserve Week 7, Shepard has quickly re-established a connection with quarterback Daniel Jones, hauling in 33 of 40 targets for 283 yards and a touchdown. However, with Jones (hamstring) listed as doubtful for the Week 13 contest, Shepard will now have to attempt to forge a connection with Colt McCoy, who is expected to start under center.

December 3, 2020 04:12 PM
Giants' Sterling Shepard: Has reps capped at practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Shepard (toe/shoulder) was limited at Thursday's practice, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

For a second consecutive session, the Giants capped Shepard's practice reps, but there's been no indication his current health issues will impact his availability for Sunday's game in Seattle. Friday's injury report may clear up his status for Week 13.

December 2, 2020 05:08 PM
Giants' Sterling Shepard: Practice reps capped
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Shepard was a limited practice participant Wednesday due to toe and shoulder injuries, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

Shepard has been a regular on Giants injury reports this season and even spent a four-week stretch on injured reserve. Since he returned to action Week 7, he's tallied at least six catches in five consecutive games on his way to a 33-283-1 line on 40 targets. Assuming he gets past his current health concerns, Shepard will look to exploit Seattle's 32nd-ranked pass defense Sunday.

November 29, 2020 06:36 PM
Giants' Sterling Shepard: Catches seven of eight targets
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Shepard caught seven of eight targets for 64 yards during Sunday's 19-17 win over the Bengals.

Shepard led the team in receptions while finishing second in receiving yards and third in targets. His long gain went for just 16 yards as he finished under 10.0 yards per reception for the fifth straight game. Nevertheless, Shepard is averaging eight targets per game over that span and continues to see his fair share of looks. Despite an inviting matchup against the Seahawks next Sunday, Shepard's fantasy value could be hindered if Daniel Jones (hamstring) is forced to miss the game due to injury.

November 27, 2020 05:56 PM
Giants' Sterling Shepard: Cleared to face Cincinnati
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Shepard (hip/toe) doesn't have an injury designation for Sunday's game against the Bengals, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

Shepard had the same routine prior to his Week 11 bye, listed as a limited participant in every practice Weeks 8-10. He didn't have an injury designation for any of those games, and he averaged 6.7 catches for 53.3 yards on 8.0 targets while playing at least 70 percent of offensive snaps each week. Shepard hasn't done much in terms of big plays or touchdowns the past couple years, but he always seems to see plenty of short passes.

November 26, 2020 02:12 PM
Giants' Sterling Shepard: Puts in limited practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Shepard (hip/toe) was limited at Thursday's practice, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

Despite having his practice reps capped in both sessions this week, Shepard is slated to play through his hip and toe issues in Sunday's game at Cincinnati. The best indication that'll come to fruition is for Shepard to avoid a designation on Friday's injury report.

November 26, 2020 11:08 AM
Giants' Sterling Shepard: Limited, but should play
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Shepard (hip/toe) was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice, but he's expected to suit up Sunday against the Bengals, Art Stapleton of The Bergen Record reports.

Prior to the Giants' Week 11 bye, Shepard appeared on the Giants' injury report with the same two issues, but neither prevented him from playing in a Week 10 win over the Eagles. The 27-year-old wideout has put together four straight games with at least six catches while serving as Daniel Jones' preferred check-down option.

November 15, 2020 06:56 PM
Giants' Sterling Shepard: Records six receptions
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Shepard recorded six receptions on six targets for 47 yards in Week 10 against the Eagles.

Shepard served as Daniel Jones' checkdown option throughout the early portions of the game, though he did keep the chains moving by converting two first downs. His most explosive play of the contest came on the Giants' first offensive possession in the second half when he made a leaping 27-yard reception down the left sideline. Though Shepard hasn't posted flashy stat lines since returning from a toe injury in Week 7 against the Eagles, he now has at least six receptions in all four contests. He and the Giants head into their bye in Week 11, but Shepard should remain a key part of the team's game plan in Week 12 against the Bengals.

November 13, 2020 02:40 PM
Giants' Sterling Shepard: Cleared for Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Shepard (toe/hip) doesn't have an injury designation for Sunday's game against the Eagles, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official website reports.

Shepard was a limited practice participant throughout the week but never appeared in serious danger of missing Sunday's game. He caught six of eight targets for 59 yards and a touchdown against the Eagles three weeks ago, kicking off a three-game stretch with eight or more targets and six or more catches in every game. Shepard got more work from the slot last week with Golden Tate being a healthy scratch, and the Giants now have Tate listed as questionable with a knee injury.

November 12, 2020 03:24 PM
Giants' Sterling Shepard: Remains limited Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Shepard (toe/hip) was limited at Thursday's practice, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

Per usual, Shepard is logging an LP on the injury report, as he's done each of the previous three weeks. His production hasn't dipped in the slightest -- a 20-172-1 line on 26 targets across three games -- and he again could benefit from an absence from Golden Tate, who sustained a knee injury near the end of Thursday's session. Friday's injury report may provide more clarity on the state of the Giants' receiving corps.

November 12, 2020 12:48 PM
Giants' Sterling Shepard: Listed as limited
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Shepard was listed as a limited participant for Wednesday's walk-through practice with toe and hip injuries, Art Stapleton of The Bergen Record reports.

The Giants have listed Shepard as a limited participant in every practice since he came off injured reserve prior to a Week 7 loss to Philadelphia. He's seen at least 70 percent of snaps and eight targets in three straight games, averaging 6.7 catches for 57.3 yards during that stretch. There's no indication Shepard is in danger of missing a rematch with the Eagles on Sunday.

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Game Log
WkDateOpponentResultRECYDSAVGLGTD
1Mon 09/14vs PITL 16-266477.8140
2Sun 09/20@ CHIL 13-1722914.5240
7Thu 10/22@ PHIL 21-226599.8291
8Mon 11/02vs TBL 23-258749.2200
9Sun 11/08@ WASW 23-206396.5210
10Sun 11/15vs PHIW 27-176477.8270
12Sun 11/29@ CINW 19-177649.1160
13Sun 12/06@ SEAW 17-1212222.0220
14Sun 12/13vs ARIL 7-2633511.7240
15Sun 12/20vs CLEL 6-2045112.8220
16Sun 12/27@ BALL 13-279778.6161
17Sun 01/03vs DALW 23-19811214.0211
Career Receiving Stats
SeasonTeamGGSRECYDSReAvgLGTD20+40+1st
2021NYG0000---00000
2020NYG1212666569.929310037
2019NYG10105757610.13638029
2018NYG16166687213.258412347
2017NYG11105973112.47727336
2016NYG16166568310.53286042
Total6564313351811.27720436191
Career Rushing Stats
SeasonTeamGGSATTYDSRuAvgLGTD20+1st
2021NYG0000---0000
2020NYG12126498.223112
2019NYG101067212.023023
2018NYG161633311.027011
2017NYG1110441.012001
2016NYG161633110.322011
Total6564221898.627158
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-10/196
Birthdate:
02/10/1993
Age:
28
Hometown:
Norman, OK
School:
Oklahoma
NFL Experience:
6
Awards: