Giants wide receiver Shepard torn Achilles tendon, reimbursed for season
In the game on Sunday, US time, the Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard (Sterling Shepard) tore his left Achilles tendon and will be reimbursed for the season.
Sheppard was injured in a route run and was later driven off the field by a medical vehicle. Shepard has played in 7 games this season, completing 36 catches, advancing 366 yards and one touchdown.
The Giants have experienced frequent injuries to their skilled players this season. Sheppard had previously missed the game due to hamstring, quadriceps, and calf injuries. Running back Saquon Barkley, wide receiver Kadarius Toney, Kenny Golladay, Darius Slayton, Tight end Evan Engram (Evan Engram) has missed at least two games due to injury.
Shepard also played with injury (calf) in this game. His salary next season is 8.5 million US dollars, but the giants may not choose to let him stay on the team.