Russell Shepard

Russell Shepard

Height/Weight: 6' 0"/194 lbs
Born: Houston, Texas
College: LSU
Draft: Undrafted
  • Bleacher Report

    Report: Giants, Seahawks Don't Want to Use Franchise Tag on Daniel Jones, Geno Smith

    The Seattle Seahawks and New York Giants both made the playoffs this season with pending free agents at quarterback in Geno Smith and Daniel Jones, respectively. Per The Athletic's Jeff Howe on Saturday, both teams want to keep their quarterbacks in the fold but would prefer to do so without using the franchise tag. Avoiding the franchise tag would certainly benefit the teams. The one-year tender's cap hit for quarterbacks in 2023 is $32.4 million, all of which is guaranteed.

  • The Porterville Recorder

    NFL infuses Pro Bowl with points system, flag football

    The NFL finally stopped pretending its all-star game was an actual game, and is breathing life into the exhibition with Sunday's Pro Bowl Games. There will be no tackle football played for the first time — not that there was much tackling in recent years, more like two-hand touch. Flag football is now the marquee event. Rather than a winner-take-all game, a series of events — each of which accumulates three points — lead up to three flag football contests to determine the winning conference.