By the way, there is at least one other contender for Sheppard, and that’s the St. Louis Rams. We’ll do our best to keep you informed on this front. Know, though, that no one is more anxious to hear the outcome of this more than Sheppard. During our conversation yesterday he said he really can’t wait to get this behind hi,.
“I’m just playing it by ear right now and waiting,’’ he said. “I really just want to get things situated so I can move on with everything. I hope I find out soon. I mean, right now I’m as excited about this weekend as if I was one of those kids being drafted.’’