Sterling Shepard no longer limited as healthier Giants team returns to practice

From ESPN - August 13, 2017

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New York Giants came away from their loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers relatively healthy. It may be the most important takeaway from Fridays preseason opener. Only safety Duke Ihenacho --a veteran fighting for a bottom-end-of-the-roster job -- left the contest with an injury.

And on Sunday when the Giants returned to practice, the injury news only seemed to get better.

Wide receiver Sterling Shepard (ankle) appeared to be a full participant in practice for the first time since suffering the injury. He participated in individual and team drills, including live 11-on-11 scrimmaging.

Defensive tackle Robert Thomas (soreness) and linebacker Mark Herzlich (stinger) also returned to practice in some capacity. Thomas was limited while Herzlich participated in some of the team drills but wore a special yellow pinny presumably to avoid contact.

Linebacker Keenan Robinson (concussion) was also on the field for the first time in over a week. He worked on the side with a trainer. It was the same for wide receivers Tavarres King (ankle) and Kevin Snead (lower body) and safety Ryan Murphy (lower body). They worked with trainers.


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