Russell Shepard Fantasy
- Height / Weight
- 6'1" / 195 lbs.
- Date of Birth (Age)
- September 17, 1990 (28)
- 7th Season
- 2013 / Rd. / Pk. (PHI FA)
Russell Shepard News
The New York Giants have agreed to bring back wide receiver Russell Shepard on an undisclosed deal on Wednesday. He's expected to re-sign in the coming days. He had 10 catches for 188 yards and two touchdowns in his first year with New York last year, but he was mainly a special teams contributor and is unlikely to carry any fantasy appeal in 2019. He'll be behind Golden Tate, Sterling Shepard, Bennie Fowler, Cody Latimer and Corey Coleman on the receiver depth chart.
New York Giants wide receivers Odell Beckham Jr. (quadriceps) and Russell Shepard (ankle) both missed practice on Thursday. OBJ was on the side working with a trainer and catching balls from the Jugs machine, but his status doesn't look good for Week 16 against the Colts. Beckham could miss his third straight game. If both he and Shepard sit out, Sterling Shepard and tight end Evan Engram would be the top two receiving threats against an underrated Colts defense. Don't plan on having Beckham for your fantasy championship matchups.
New York Giants wide receiver Russell Shepard (neck) is questionable for Monday night against the Falcons. Shepard has just four catches on eight targets for 61 yards in five games this year, so he wasn't on the fantasy radar to begin with, but his role was set to increase with Cody Latimer on Injured Reserve. Rookie Jawill Davis or Bennie Fowler could serve as the third wideout behind Odell Beckham Jr. and Sterling Shepard on Monday.
New York Giants tight end Evan Engram (knee) and wide receiver Russell Shepard (neck) both missed practice on Wednesday and have been ruled out for Thursday night against the Eagles. Engram was limited the two previous days, so he has a great shot at returning next week, where he'll be back on the TE1 radar. Shepard missed practice the last two days after catching a season-high three passes on four targets for 52 yards in Week 5. He's not on the fantasy radar. Rhett Ellison and Scott Simonson should continue to handle tight end duties with Engram out, but they aren't starting options for fantasy owners.
Free-agent wide receiver Russell Shepard signed with the New York Giants on Monday, reuniting with former general manager Dave Gettleman from their days in Carolina. Shepard was a bust for the Panthers in 2017 after signing a three-year, $10 million deal after he had just 17 catches for 202 yards and a touchdown. Shepard will likely make more of an impact on special teams for the Giants.
Russell Shepard Stats
The following is a breakdown of Russell Shepard stats. This page is updated weekly throughout the NFL season showcasing the New York Giants WR. Our situational tables show Russell Shepard stats in a number of variations which include different time periods and game situations.