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Sterling Shepard

Sterling Shepard WR - NYG

Experience: 3 YRS  
Height: 5'10"  
Weight: 194 
Bye: 11

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Giants WR Sterling Shepard (concussion) isn't listed on the final Week 12 injury report. He'll return for Sunday's game against the Bears. Consider Shepard a WR3 in what's a tough spot for the Giants offense.

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Giants WR Sterling Shepard (concussion) put in a full practice on Wednesday. HC Pat Shurmur said that Shepard is still in the protocol but is expected to be cleared by the end of the week. Shepard averaged 8.5 targets per game across the season's first 4 weeks, but consider him a lower-end WR3 in Chicago on Sunday.

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Giants WR Sterling Shepard (concussion) was on the field for Monday's post-bye-week practice. That means he's made progress through the protocol, although we'd still consider him iffy for this weekend's game against the Bears. We'll get another update on Shepard's status on Wednesday.

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As expected, WR Sterling Shepard (concussion) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Jets. He visited a concussion specialist in Pittsburgh this week and is reportedly a candidate for IR. Shepard's absence again leaves Golden Tate and rookie Darius Slayton as New York's top 2 WRs this weekend.

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Giants WR Sterling Shepard went to Pittsburgh on Wednesday to meet with Dr. Joseph Maroon, a neurologist and concussion specialist, according to SNY's Ralph Vacchiano. The team is reportedly considering placing Shepard on IR because of the issue. The wideout has sustained 2 concussions this season. He seemed near a return last week but then experienced concussion symptoms again. That kept him out Monday night and prompted the Pittsburgh trip. You can hang on to Shepard now (if possible) until we learn more, but you also must plan as though you won't get him back to your fantasy football roster this season. Shepard's continued absence would help the target outlook for Giants rookie WR Darius Slayton.

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Injury Predictor

Shepard played every game his rookie season and with OBJ on the sideline and Marshall still learning the offense, Shepard is practicing with the "ones" team. Although he looks to be a third option in the regular season, he is building his chemistry and getting plenty of reps with Manning.

Projected Missed Probability of injury per game ? Probablity of injury in the season ?
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Date Injury Analysis
Dec 24, 2017 Cervical Neck Strain Shepard hurt his neck in the Week 16 loss at Arizona and missed the season finale.
Dec 3, 2017 Thigh Hamstring Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Shepard missed some practice time with a hamstring issue after the Week 13 loss at Oakland, but he played through it in Week 14.
Nov 18, 2017 Head Cranial Migraine Shepard missed 2 games while dealing with migraines that arose during the week.
Oct 8, 2017 Pedal Ankle Sprain Grade 2 Shepard sprained his right ankle in the Week 5 loss to the Chargers. He missed 2 more games before returning after the Week 8 bye.
Aug 2, 2017 Pedal Ankle Sprain Grade 2 Shepard sprained his right ankle in a training-camp practice. He missed the 1st preseason game.
Nov 1, 2014 Inguinal Groin Strain Grade 2 Shepard suffered a groin injury against Iowa State and missed the next game. He played through it the rest of the way, with snaps limited each of the next 3 weeks.
Nov 7, 2013 Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Shepard missed 1 game after suffering a concussion. (Shepard also reportedly sustained 2 concussions in high school.)

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