The Recent York Giants may per chance well per chance also not bag their high receiving aim for on the least the next three weeks.
Broad Blue announced Wednesday that Sterling Shepard has been positioned on IR as he offers with a turf toe hurt.
NFL Community Insider Ian Rapoport beforehand reported Wednesday morning that Shepard would omit Sunday’s sport against the San Francisco 49ers. It appears this may per chance well per chance also be more than accurate one week for Shepard.
Per the NFL principles for 2020, avid gamers must sit on the least three weeks earlier than coming off IR.
Shepard injured his foot in Sunday’s loss in Chicago on a reception slow within the second quarter. After hobbling to the sideline, the wideout attempted to attain within the second half of but became once ruled out after accurate one play.
The multi-week hurt is yet any other blow to a Broad Blue offense that lost Saquon Barkley for the season because of the an ACL hurt. The Giants signed ragged Devonta Freeman on Tuesday to succor private that void. The team formally announced Freeman’s signing. The RB will take Shepard’s set on the 53-man roster.
Shepard uncared for six video games a 300 and sixty five days ago. While Shepard is eligible to attain in three weeks, he’s facing an hurt that tends to linger. The 27-300 and sixty five days-faded had eight receptions for 76 yards by technique of the first two weeks of the season.
Sans Shepard, Daniel Jones will lean on Golden Tate, Darius Slayton and Damion Ratley as his high WR targets, and tight cease Evan Engram may per chance well per chance also play an increased characteristic.
The Giants face the 49ers, Rams and Cowboys the next three weeks.
Here is totally different news, accidents and transactions we’re monitoring on Wednesday:
- The Denver Broncos aren’t going to position quarterback Drew Lock on injured reserve, coach Vic Fangio told reporters. Lock is facing a rotator cuff sprain, and Denver believes there may per chance be of enterprise he may per chance well per chance also return ahead of three video games. The Broncos additionally realize that he may per chance well per chance also omit 4-5 video games but create not wish to “set away with the likelihood.” Defensive lineman Jurrell Casey (elbow) and big receiver Jerry Jeudy (ribs) had been every restricted participants in Wednesday’s observe. Denver additionally announced it has positioned huge receiver Courtland Sutton on season-ending injured reserve and defensive cease DeMarcus Walker and linebacker Stamp Barron on injured reserve.
- Tennessee Titans huge receiver A.J. Brown (knee), cornerback Malcolm Butler (quadricep) and tight cease Jonnu Smith (ankle) did not observe Wednesday. The Titans are adding working help Jeremy McNichols to the filled with life roster from the observe squad, NFL Community’s Mike Garafolo reports.
- The San Francisco 49ers announced they bag signed defensive lineman Ezekiel Ansah to a one-300 and sixty five days deal and promoted defensive lineman Dion Jordan to the filled with life roster from the team’s observe squad. The team additionally positioned Gash Bosa and Solomon Thomas on the injured reserve checklist. Niners coach Kyle Shanahan said working help Tevin Coleman, who suffered a knee sprain in Week 2, will omit about four weeks and is probably going occurring IR. Tight cease George Kittle (knee) returned to have a look at as a restricted participant Wednesday. Shanahan said quarterback Gash Mullens will “likely” initiate Sunday versus the Giants as Jimmy Garoppolo nurses an ankle sprain.
- Buffalo Bills linebackers Tremaine Edmunds (shoulder) and Matt Milano (hamstring) returned to have a look at as restricted participants. Coach Sean McDermott said beforehand it be too early to converse whether they’re going to play Sunday. Cornerback Tre’Davious White (shoulder) became once additionally restricted. Huge receiver Cole Beasley (hip/thumb), working help Zack Moss (toe) and defensive contend with Ed Oliver (knee) had been out.
- Detroit Lions huge receiver Kenny Golladay (hamstring) returned to have a look at after missing the first two video games of the season. He became once restricted, as had been tight cease Hunter Bryant (hamstring), offensive contend with Halapoulivaati Vaitai (foot) and defensive contend with Gash Williams (shoulder).
- Recent York Jets coach Adam Gase said huge receivers Breshad Perriman (ankle) and Jamison Crowder (hamstring) will not observe this week, adding that Perriman is probably going to omit the next two video games while Crowder may per chance well per chance also return sooner. Cornerback Quincy Wilson (concussion) did not observe Wednesday. Running help Kalen Ballage (rib), offensive contend with Mekhi Becton (shoulder), huge receiver Chris Hogan (rib) and working help La’Mical Perine (ankle) had been restricted. The Jets signed safety Marqui Christian to the filled with life roster. Christian regarded in 16 video games for the Rams every of the previous two seasons, gathering 72 tackles. Jets backup quarterback Joe Flacco (neck) got final scientific clearance from his doctor this week, leading to a full observe, Rapoport reported. Rapoport added Flacco may per chance well per chance also not be filled with life Sunday, but is anticipated to be for Week 4.
- The Carolina Panthers positioned working help Christian McCaffrey (ankle) on injured reserve. He is out the next three video games, on the least.
- Inexperienced Bay Packers huge receiver Davante Adams (hamstring) and defensive contend with Kenny Clark (groin) did not observe Wednesday.
- Minnesota Vikings cornerback Mike Hughes did not observe Wednesday and offensive contend with Riley Reiff became once restricted. The Vikes signed linebacker Cale Garrett to their observe squad.
- Philadelphia Eagles rookie huge receiver Jalen Reagor has a UCL trot in his thumb, NFL Community’s Mike Garafolo reported. He left this previous Sunday’s sport, but returned to play by technique of the hurt. He’ll likely omit about a weeks, Garafolo added. Wideout Alshon Jeffery (foot) did not observe Wednesday. Kind out Lane Johnson (ankle) became once restricted.
- Dallas Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy confirmed cornerback Chidobe Awuzie will omit just a few weeks with a hamstring hurt. Offensive contend with Tyron Smith (neck), Demarcus Lawrence (knee) and Trevon Diggs (shoulder) did not observe Wednesday.
- The Jacksonville Jaguars are inserting kicker Josh Lambo on injured reserve with a hip hurt, coach Doug Marrone told reporters. Center Brandon Linder (knee) has been ruled out for Thursday’s sport against the Dolphins. Huge receiver D.J. Chark (chest/help) is questionable. Rookie kicker Brandon Wright has been promoted from the observe squad.
- Miami Dolphins cornerback Byron Jones (groin/Achilles) has been ruled out against the Jaguars. Security Clayton Fejedelem (pectoral) is uncertain. Huge receiver DeVante Parker (hamstring) became once a full participant after being restricted earlier within the week.
- Arizona Cardinals huge receiver Christian Kirk (groin) did not observe Wednesday and cornerback Byron Murphy (shoulder) became once restricted. The Playing cards signed huge receiver Jaron Brown to their observe squad.
- Las Vegas Raiders offensive contend with Trent Brown (calf), working help Josh Jacobs (hip), linebacker Gash Kwiatkoski (pectoral) and tight cease Darren Waller (knee) did not observe. Huge receiver Bryan Edwards (foot) became once restricted. The Raiders announced they positioned guard Richie Incognito on injured reserve and elevated guard Patrick Omameh to the filled with life roster.
- Recent England Patriots center David Andrews (hand) did not observe. Huge receivers Julian Edelman (knee) and N’Keal Harry (ankle) had been restricted.
- Indianapolis Colts tight cease Jack Doyle (knee) did not observe and safety Julian Blackmon (knee) became once restricted.
- Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert will initiate again this week against the Panthers rather than an injured Tyrod Taylor (ribs), coach Anthony Lynn said. The NFL Gamers Affiliation has initiated an investigation into Taylor’s issues stemming from a pregame anguish-killing injection. The Chargers signed safety Jahleel Addae to their observe squad. On the hurt entrance, Chargers defensive cease Joey Bosa became once a full participant on Wednesday, but tight cease Hunter Henry (ankle) and offensive lineman Bryan Bulaga (knee) had been restricted.
- Houston Texans huge receiver Brandin Cooks (quad), fullback Cullen Gillaspia (concussion), working help Duke Johnson (ankle), offensive contend with Laremy Tunsil (elbow) and defensive cease J.J. Watt (groin) had been restricted in observe.
- Pittsburgh Steelers huge receivers JuJu Smith-Schuster (knee) and Diontae Johnson (toe) and defensive cease Tyson Alualu (knee) and guard David DeCastro (knee) did not observe.
- Atlanta Falcons huge receiver Julio Jones (hamstring) and defensive cease Dante Fowler (ankle) did not observe. Coach Dan Quinn said Jones additional strained his hamstring by playing by technique of the hurt in Week 2.
- Rams coach Sean McVay said working backs Malcolm Brown (finger) and Cam Akers (ribs) will not observe Wednesday. McVay said guard Joe Noteboom (calf) will likely be positioned on on immediate-term injured reserve soon.
- Recent Orleans Saints huge receiver Michael Thomas (ankle) remained out within the team’s projected observe document for Wednesday.
- Tampa Bay Buccaneers huge receiver Chris Godwin, who uncared for Week 2 with a concussion, became once a full participant in Wednesday’s observe. Linebacker Jason Pierre-Paul (knee) and offensive contend with Donovan Smith (knee) had been restricted.
- Cincinnati Bengals defensive contend with Geno Atkins (shoulder) and Mike Daniels(groin) did not observe.
- Cleveland Browns defensive endsAdrian Clayborn(hip) andOlivier Vernon(belly) did not observe. Offensive contend withJack Conklin(ankle, finger), cornerbackKevin Johnson(liver), centerJC Tretter(knee), cornerbackGrasping Williams(shoulder) and linebackerMack Wilson(knee) had been restricted.
- Washington Soccer Team huge receiverSteven Sims(toe) did not observe.
- Seattle Seahawks offensive contend withDuane Brown(knee/foot) did not observe on Wednesday, while cornerbackQuinton Dunbar (knee) became once restricted.