The Giants have sealed giveaway representative far-reaching receiver Russell Shepard, a team announced Tuesday.
Shepard had posted Monday on Instagram that he was joining New York’s roster.
A post common by Russell Shepard (@russellshepard19) on May 21, 2018 during 2:08pm PDT
Shepard sealed a three-year, $10.5 million agreement with a Panthers in Mar 2017. He purebred 17 catches for 202 yards and a touchdown final deteriorate but asked for his recover from Carolina progressing this month after a group reportedly requested he take a compensate cut.
Shepard began his NFL career with a Buccaneers. He amassed 432 receiving yards and 3 touchdowns over 4 seasons in Tampa Bay. He also contributed on special teams.
The Giants finished 2017 with a 3-13 record. They dismissed manager Ben McAdoo in Week 13 and transposed him with former Vikings descent coordinator Pat Shurmur following a season.