Giants wide receiver Shepard torn Achilles tendon, reimbursed for season
In the game on Sunday, US time, the Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard (Sterling Shepard) tore his left Achilles tendon and will be reimbursed for the season.
Sheppard was injured in a route run and was later driven off the field by a medical vehicle. Shepard has played in 7 games this season, completing 36 catches, advancing 366 yards and one touchdown.
The Giants have experienced frequent injuries to their skilled players this season. Sheppard had previously missed the game due to hamstring, quadriceps, and calf injuries. Running back Saquon Barkley, wide receiver Kadarius Toney, Kenny Golladay, Darius Slayton, Tight end Evan Engram (Evan Engram) has missed at least two games due to injury.
Shepard also played with injury (calf) in this game. His salary next season is 8.5 million US dollars, but the giants may not choose to let him stay on the team.
Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (Dak Prescott) doesn’t think he’s sick.
“I am completely healthy, 100% healthy. But thank you for your concern.” Prescott said, “But I know that I have not contributed my best performance. I have not done so recently. I have also made some wrong decisions. You can say that .”
After returning from injury, Prescott played in a total of 6 games, during which time he passed 8 touchdowns and was intercepted 6 times.
“I wouldn’t say that this is a decline in ability, but I really did not meet my own standards. Playing in high-level competitive sports will be like this. I am glad that people still have the same high expectations for my performance as me.”
In the six games before the injury, Prescott passed the ball 16 times and was intercepted only 4 times. In order to return to the level at the time, Prescott thought he needed more training. He teamed up with wide receivers Amari Cooper, CeeDee Lamb and Michael Gallup. Michael Gallup) trained on the passing route and timing.
Running back Ezekiel Elliott also disagrees with the “recession” statement: “There are 11 people on the field, and everything cannot be attributed to a certain player. 11 people have to work hard to complete the offense. . I think our entire offensive team needs to do better.”
US time on Tuesday, according to NFL Network reporters, the 2022 season NFL salary space will increase to 208.2 million US dollars. This is also the largest amount agreed by the NFL and the Players Union in May.
The salary space for the 2020 season is 198.2 million U.S. dollars. Due to the new crown epidemic, the salary space for the 2021 season will not increase but will drop to 182.5 million U.S. dollars. Most teams have to deal with contract issues again. Many veteran free agents are also more willing to sign a one-year short contract, so that they can make better use of the opportunity of increased salary space in the 2022 season.
Before the epidemic, the NFL’s salary cap increased by approximately $10-12 million per year.
NFL Network reporters had reported the increase in the salary cap a week ago, and the salary cap is expected to continue to rise in 2023.
US time on Saturday, according to ESPN reports, the Titans will receive wide receiver Julio Jones (Julio Jones) from the injury reserve list, which means that he will play this week against the Jaguars.
Jones suffered a hamstring injury in the third week and missed the next two games. He sprained a hamstring during training last month, so he was added to the injury reserve list. Jones played for the Titans last time, going back to the ninth week of 28-16 victory over the Rams.
Jones returned to training on Monday and immediately began to run in with quarterback Ryan Tannehill.
Tannehill said on Wednesday: “We haven’t passed training together for a while. These trainings are very important, and we also got some opportunities on Monday. I look forward to seeing him return to the field and complete the offense. The current effect is good.”
Jones completed 21 catches this season and advanced 336 yards.
On Wednesday, US time, Texans coach David Culley (David Culley) confirmed that the team has given up linebacker Zach Cunningham (Zach Cunningham).
Cunningham was suspended for one game last week for being late for the new crown test. This is the second time he has been punished for violating team rules this season.
Cali said: “We have our own standards, and he has not always met them. I think I made the best decision for the team. This is about the team, not the individual.”
Cunningham was a 2017 second-round pick and will renew his 4-year $58 million contract with the team in 2020. Cunningham has completed 67 tackles this season and forced a drop once. If a team chooses to claim Cunningham, the Texans can save $275,000 in salary space. At present, they have determined that what they need to bear is US$5.5 million this year and US$12.8 million in dead money next year.