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WR Sterling Shepard (thumb) is week-to-week 

The Giants quickly suffered their first injury of camp when post-practice X-rays revealed that starting wide receiver Sterling Shepard suffered a fractured left thumb. The fourth-year pro was injured when he reached to the ground to catch a low pass.

Shepard will be evaluated on a week-to-week basis.

Last year, Shepard started all 16 games and finished with career-high totals of 66 catches and 872 yards. He signed a contract extension in the offseason. At his news conference, Shurmur was asked if Shepard can be a No. 1 receiver.

"Sure, I think he can be," Shurmur said. "Sterling is a football player, and we appreciate his toughness and his ability to make plays, and all the things he adds to the team. He's a value-added guy in my mind. He plays his position, but he makes the people around him better. I think that's what all the players should strive to do."

Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Andrew Adams (26) celebrates after sacking Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 12, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark LoMoglio)

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