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Giants vs. Panthers inactives: Sterling Shepard OUT with hamstring injury

Loss of Shepard leaves Giants without their top three wide receivers

Atlanta Falcons v New York Giants
Sterling Shepard
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Sterling Shepard will not play for the New York Giants on Sunday. The wide receiver briefly tested his hamstring prior to the game against the Carolina Panthers, and will be inactive. Shepard missed two games earlier this season with a hamstring injury.

The Giants are extremely short-handed at wide receiver. Kadarius toney (ankle) and Kenny Golladay (knee) will not play. The Giants will have Darius Slayton, Dante Pettis, John Ross, Collin Johnson and David Sills active for Sunday’s game. Slayton has missed the last three games with a hamstring.

Running back Saquon Barkley (ankle) will miss a second straight game.

Sills, defensive tackle David Moa and linebacker Benardrick McKinney will be making their Giants debuts.

Giants inactives

RB Saquon Barkley (ankle)
WR Kenny Golladay (knee)
WR Kadarius Toney (ankle)
WR Sterling Shepard (hamstring)
CB Josh Jackson
CB Sam Beal
DT Danny Shelton (pectoral)

Panthers inactives

LB Shaq Thompson
LT Cam Erving
WR Terrace Marshall Jr.
FB Giovanni Ricci
DT Phil Hoskins
CB Rashaan Melvin
DE Darryl Johnson