Data Scout Notes: 2012: NA...2011: Ineligible and DNP in 2011...NA/PM2nd-AP
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Draft Scout Russell Shepard News
10/24/16 - WR Russell Shepard caught five passes for 77 yards and a score. Shepard caught a 19-yard touchdown pass from Jameis Winston with 48 seconds left in the first half, giving Tampa Bay a 17-14 lead. Lined up wide right, he beat 49ers rookie cornerback Rashard Robinson with a double move, then cutting back inside and catching Winston's pass.
"I was the third read on that play," Shepard said. "I didn't think I was going to get it, but I just went up and made a play."
10/24/16 - WR Russell Shepard stepped up and had his best game as a pro, catching five passes, including three on one series with a touchdown. Shepard had some extra motivation. San Francisco coach Chip Kelly cut him when he was with the Eagles.
04/11/16 - WR Russell Shepard, who was tendered as a restricted free agent by the Buccaneers, was re-signed Monday (April 11). Shepard is primarily a special teams player who has caught seven passes for 91 yards and one touchdown in three seasons with the Bucs.
03/09/16 - WR Russell Shepard received an extended qualifying offer as restricted free agent by the Buccaneers on Wednesday (March 9). The 6-1, 195-pound Shepard has played in 43 games for the Buccaneers since joining the team off waivers from the Philadelphia Eagles in 2013. In his three seasons with Tampa Bay, Shepard has caught seven passes for 91 yards and one touchdown, while leading the Bucs' special teams. Tampa Bay's special teams captain in 2015, Shepard has 30 career special teams tackles and his 29 solo special teams tackles are tied for the sixth-most in the NFL since 2013. He also has one career forced fumble.
10/28/15 - WR Russell Shepard (hamstring) returned to practice Wednesday and would likely serve as the Bucs' No. 2 receiver against the Falcons.