"We saw things a little different, and the best thing for me was to go elsewhere," said Shephard.
Are you looking forward to proving to the Eagles that you are still a good player.
"I think they actually no it," said Shephard.
Is he a physical corner?
"My job is a corner, my job is to cover," said Shephard.
What about your health - you were banged up a few years ago and that is one of the reasons the Eagles soured on you?
"They Jets gave me a physical upside and down - if I weren't healthy, they wouldn't have made the trade," said Shephard. "I played all 16 games last year."
Shephard feels like a fresh start is just what he needed.
"I feel like when I was coming out in the draft," said Shephard.