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Sterling Shepard

24-Year-Old Wide Receiver – New York Giants

2017 Receiving Stats

Rec

59

Yds

731

TD

2

Avg

12.4

Tar

84

2017 Receiving Projections

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

Shepard's rookie season was a mixed bag. On one hand he caught 65 passes and scored eight times. On the other, he rarely made a big play -- six catches of 20-plus yards, none for 40 -- and averaged a ...

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2017 ADP:  73.71

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (WR): Hidden

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Bye Week:  8

HT: 5' 10"   WT: 194   DOB: 2/10/1994  College: Oklahoma  DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Sterling Shepard Contract Information:

Signed a contract with the Giants in May of 2016.

April 6, 2018  –  Sterling Shepard News

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Shepard (neck) looked healthy for Eli Manning's passing camp at Duke University, dunking a basketball with ease between workouts, Pat Leonard of the Daily News reports.

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Sterling Shepard NFL Stats
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  Receiving Rec Distance Big Rec Games Rushing Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Rec Yards TD Tar Avg YPT 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Att Yards Avg TD Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2012 18 CFB 12 45 621 3 0 13.8 - - - - - - 2 19 - 0 - - - - - -
2013 19 CFB 12 51 603 7 0 11.8 - - - - - - 6 44 - 1 - - - - - -
2014 20 CFB 11 51 970 5 0 19.0 - - - - - - 8 41 - 0 - - - - - -
2015 21 CFB 13 86 1288 11 0 15.0 - - - - - - 1 5 - 0 - - - - - -
2016 22 NYG 16 65 683 8 105 10.5 6.5 6 0 1 0 0 3 31 10.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 23 NYG 11 59 731 2 84 12.4 8.7 7 3 3 0 0 4 4 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Sterling Shepard Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rec/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5
2012 18 CFB 12 6.8 10.6 8.7 4 52 - - - 0 2 - - -
2013 19 CFB 12 9.4 13.6 11.5 4 50 - - - 1 4 - - -
2014 20 CFB 11 11.9 16.6 14.2 5 88 - - - 1 4 - - -
2015 21 CFB 13 15.0 21.6 18.3 7 99 - - - 0 0 - - -
2016 22 NYG 16 7.5 11.5 9.5 4 43 13 6 2 0 2 0 0 0
2017 23 NYG 11 7.8 13.1 10.5 5 66 11 7 3 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Sterling Shepard – Playing Time Overview

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#2 Wide Receiver
Also Listed As:  #1 Kick Returner, #2 Punt Returner

Snap Count Stats

688

Offensive Snaps in 2017

Sterling Shepard was on the field for 688 of his team's snaps on offense in 2017.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2017

Sterling Shepard was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2017.

Year Off ST
2015
2016 1005 2
2017 688 0
Sterling Shepard 2017 Game Log
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  Snap Count Receiving Rec Distance Rushing Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Targets Red Zone Runs
Week Opp Off ST Rec Yards TD Tar Avg 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 @Dal 56 0 7 44 0 8 6.3 0 0 1 6 6.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2 Det 56 0 2 23 0 4 11.5 0 0 2 7 3.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Phi 68 0 7 133 1 10 19.0 1 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 2 0 0 0
4 @TB 67 0 5 54 0 5 10.8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 LAC 24 0 1 9 0 2 9.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 @Den
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8 BYE Bye Week
9 LAR 63 0 5 70 0 9 14.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
10 @SF 66 0 11 142 0 13 12.9 3 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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12 @Was
13 @Oak 61 0 3 56 0 6 18.7 1 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0
14 Dal 77 0 2 16 0 3 8.0 0 0 1 -9 -9.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Phi 85 0 11 139 1 16 12.6 1 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0
16 @Ari 65 0 5 45 0 8 9.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Was
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Measurables Overview for Sterling Shepard  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Wide Receivers
Height:   5' 10"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   194 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.48 sec
GOOD
Shuttle Time:   4.35 sec
WEAK
Cone Drill:   7.00 sec
WEAK
Arm Length:   30.38 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.75 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   41 in
ELITE
Broad Jump:   123 in
GOOD
Bench Press:   20 reps
ELITE
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Sterling Shepard: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Shepard (neck) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Redskins, Art Stapleton of The Bergen Record reports.

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Shepard (neck) did not take part in Friday's practice, Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com reports.

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Shepard (neck) didn't participate in practice Thursday.

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Shepard (neck) didn't take part in team drills during the media-access portion of Thursday's practice and was instead working out on a bike, Dan Duggan of NJ.com reports.

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Shepard (neck) took part in stretching and worked out on a stationary bike Wednesday, but didn't see any involvement in team drills during the portion of practice made available to the media, Dan Duggan of NJ.com reports.

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Shepard suffered a neck injury in Sunday's loss to Arizona, ESPN.com reports.

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Shepard (hamstring) reeled in 11 of 16 passes for 139 yards and a touchdown during Sunday's 34-29 loss to Philadelphia.

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Shepard (hamstring) doesn't carry a designation on the Giants' final injury report for Sunday's game against the Eagles.

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Shepard was limited in practice Thursday due to a hamstring injury, Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2016

Shepard, a second-round pick, landed in an ideal spot, even more so if Victor Cruz isn't healthy. Playing opposite Odell Beckham Jr. ensures an easy transition where Shepard will never be the focus of defenses. Moreover, the Giants don't target Beckham with an inordinate percentage of their attempts. The Giants were also one of the league's more pass-happy teams, though that could change if their defense moves closer to league average in preventing points. At 5-10, 194, Shepard is on the small side, but plays bigger due to his 41-inch vertical and large catch radius for his height. He also has good speed (4.48 40) and is strong and athletic for a small receiver. He has upside, and even if Cruz were to return to his 2013 level, Shepard would immediately be the No. 3 receiver on a team without a good tight end.