Giants Wide Receiver Sterling Shepard Rolls Left Ankle

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) – Second-year wide receiver Sterling Shepard had to leave New York Giants practice after rolling his left ankle.

Coach Ben McAdoo said after a training camp workout Wednesday that the injury was only a sprain. He said further evaluations were planned.

Shepard was hurt running a short route. McAdoo says Shepard set his foot and rolled the ankle.

The second-year receiver got up and hopped to the sideline, where he immediately fell to the grass in pain. After being examined by a trainer, he was taken off the field on a golf cart and did not return.

Shepard was the Giants’ second-leading receiver last season as a rookie. The second-round draft pick from Oklahoma had 65 catches for 683 yards and eight touchdowns playing mostly in the slot.

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