Giants WR Shepard (toe) designated for return from IR

Field Level Media

October 20, 2020 at 4:37 pm.

New York Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard has been designated for return from injured reserve and was scheduled to practice on Tuesday, the team announced.

Shepard has been sidelined since sustaining a turf toe injury in the second quarter of the Giants’ 17-13 loss to the Chicago Bears on Sept. 20.

The Giants will have 21 days to add Shepard to their roster.

Shepard, 27, has eight receptions for 76 yards in two games this season for New York (1-5), which visits the Philadelphia Eagles (1-4-1) on Thursday (8:20 p.m. ET).

Shepard has recorded 255 catches for 2,938 yards and 17 touchdowns in 55 career games since being selected by the Giants in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft.