Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Russell Shepard (89) has 30 catches in four NFL seasons, but his grit and special teams ability earned him a free agent contract from the Carolina Panthers.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Russell Shepard (89) has 30 catches in four NFL seasons, but his grit and special teams ability earned him a free agent contract from the Carolina Panthers. David T. Foster III TNS
Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Russell Shepard (89) has 30 catches in four NFL seasons, but his grit and special teams ability earned him a free agent contract from the Carolina Panthers. David T. Foster III TNS

Carolina Panthers’ newest receiver makes his money through grit – and dirt, sand, gravel

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    He gives the players all the credit and says it is the little things the players do.