Shepard had his best season as a receiver in 2016 for the Buccaneers after being primarily a special teams contributor in his first three seasons in Tampa Bay. He caught 23 passes for 341 yards and two touchdowns last season. All three marks set career-highs.
Shepard has appeared in 57 games for Tampa Bay over the last four seasons. His most productive special teams campaign came in 2014 with 14 solo tackles.