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