The Giants placed linebacker Kyler Fackrell on injured reserve with a calf issue Tuesday, SNY's Ralph Vacchiano confirmed.
Tavon Austin is attempting to make a comeback with Green Bay as the Packers look to add depth to their receiving group. The Packers announced Tuesday that they had signed Austin and released wide receiver Darrius Shepherd. Austin, the No. 8 overall pick in the 2013 draft of the St. Louis Rams, hadn't played any NFL games this season.
The Packers are cutting second-year wide receiver Darrius Shepherd, according to reports from Matt Schneidman of The Athletic and Bill Huber of Sports Illustrated. Shepherd was an undrafted free agent out of North Dakota State in 2019. He made one catch in six games as a rookie and five receptions for 46 yards in 2020. [more]