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SAM SHIELDS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Sam Shields takes Ladarius Gunter under his wing

Green Bay Packers cornerbacks Sam Shields and Ladarius Gunter have something unique in common, even though the former is a surefire starter and the latter is fighting for a spot on the roster.Shields and Gunter both went undrafted out of Miami.This common bond has sparked Shields' interest in Gunter, who has seen quality reps during training camp practices with second-round rookie...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pressure is on CB Sam Shields as he steps into spotlight after departures in secondary

Green Bay Packers cornerback Sam Shields time to shine is now as departures in the 2015 offseason pushed him up to the No. 1 corner position and straight into the spotlight. The defensive coaching staff is working to find the right fit in the backfield where Shields can be most effective, but one thing is for sure, all eyes will be on him. “I expect a lot from him,” cornerbacks...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers CB coach thinks Sam Shields can be one of NFL's best

Green Bay Packers cornerback Sam Shields is on the rise. Originally an undrafted rookie, Shields has since become a starter and earned a four-year, $39 million contract to stay with the team through the 2017 season.While Shields has been a rising presence within the Packers organization for a few years now, his name hasn't garnered much national recognition yet. Cornerbacks coach...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Shields: Dez Bryant catch should have counted

  Quickly lost in the DeflateGate furor was all the outrage over Dez Bryant’s overturned catch in the NFC divisional playoff round.   Sam Shields is here to open old wounds. The Green Bay Packers cornerback, who was covering Bryant on the controversial Jan. 11 play, believes the call shouldn’t have been reversed. “It was a catch,” Shields told ESPN this week...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Injuries to Packers’ defenders not considered serious

Lost amidst the Green Bay Packers thrilling 27-24 come-from-behind victory over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, was the fact that Aaron Rodgers heroics had masked the loss of three defensive starters, whose injuries left the unit undermanned and outgunned while nearly costing Green Bay the game. Starting inside linebacker Jamari Lattimore was lost early due to a neck stinger, and his...
Via Sports-Glory
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Five keys to defeating the Lions in week three

This Sunday, the Green Bay Packers (1-1) will travel to take on the Detroit Lions (1-1) at Ford Field.  The game is scheduled to kickoff at noon CT, with television coverage on FOX.  The Packers are coming off of a 31-24 comeback win against the New York Jets, while the Lions coming off of a 24-7 defeat at the hands of the Carolina Panthers.  Here are five keys for the Packers...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers CB Sam Shields ranked top-20 in the NFL

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 cornerbacks in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s top pass rusher not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s CB to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Big contract in hand, Shields ready to be 'core player' for Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Sam Shields has accomplished a lot in his four-year NFL career, and it's hardly been through the traditional route. The most recent item added to Shields' resume is being viewed -- and paid -- as a core player with the Green Bay Packers. That distinction as a "core player" came from head coach Mike McCarthy after Tuesday's offseason practice, and it's one that...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

How Overpaid Is Sam Shields?

Sam Shields is one happy camper. Ted Thompson likely got done with his top priority this offseason when he resigned cornerback Sam Shields to a 4 year deal worth a total of $32 million.  At the time, reactions were rather mixed; many national writers who don’t cover the Packers specifically probably didn’t know too much about Shields and as a result many were taken aback by...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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