Sterling Shepard entered the NFL through the 2016 NFL Draft, where the New York Giants selected him in the second round as the 40th overall pick.
In his rookie season, Shepard quickly established himself as a reliable target for quarterback Eli Manning.
Displaying exceptional route-running skills and agility, he became an integral part of the Giants' receiving corps.
Shepard's debut season saw him amass 65 receptions for 683 yards and 8 touchdowns, showcasing his immediate impact on the team's offensive prowess.
His ability to create separation and make clutch catches earned him recognition as one of the promising young receivers in the league.