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SAM SHIELDS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Secondary seeks to redeem itself after awful season

Just because a player is paid the big bucks or drafted in the first round doesn't mean that player will do the job. The Green Bay Packers are betting that cornerback Sam Shields, on whom they lavished a $12.5 million signing bonus in March, won't backslide as safety Morgan Burnett did shortly after being handed an $8.25 million signing bonus last July. At the same time...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  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...
Via cover32 - Packers
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 in 2014: The cornerbacks on the brink of breaking in

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...
Via cover32
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Most Important Packers No. 12: Sam Shields

  Green Bay Packers beat writer Paul Imig will be analyzing the 25 most important players to the Packers' success in the 2014 season. Check back each weekday to see the latest player on the list. You can find the entire list here. NOTE: This is not a list of the team's 25 best players, but rather it's a list of which players mean the most to how Green Bay will fare this...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 23, 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...
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

Contract parameters for Sam Shields have now been set by Brent Grimes deal

Brent Grimes is 30 plus years old and today he received a contract extension worth 4 years and 32 million with 16 million guaranteed. AdamSchefter Dolphins gave Pro-Bowl CB Brent Grimes a four-year, $32 million deal that includes $16 million guaranteed, per ESPN source. 3/3/14 11:07 AM That is a blessing when you look at […]The post Contract parameters for Sam Shields have now...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Will Regret Allowing Sam Shields to Test Free Agency

The Green Bay Packers have made a calculated decision with free-agent cornerback to be Sam Shields and after it was reported over the weekend that Shields is going to test the free agent market, it may be the one that the team ultimately regrets. According to numerous reports, the two sides have been in ongoing contract talks to try and hammer out a deal before the start of free...
Via PPR Fantasy Football
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Sam Shields wants a 4 year deal worth 22.4 million dollars

The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel’s Tom Silverstein reports, Sam Shields is looking for a contract similar to the one Chicago Bears corner Tim Jennings recently signed. Shields wants a four-year deal worth $22.4 million, meaning that he would make $5.6 million per year. That’s not overpaying, and that’s a pretty team-friendly deal considering the contract would take Shields...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Top five most underrated 2014 free agents that can lead a team to the playoffs

I thought of a new ranking, and that is the top 5 most underrated free agents that will be available in 2014. The best available player in my opinion is Greg Hardy of the Carolina Panthers.  The Ole Miss product has been an animal for the Carolina Panthers, and while he is not talked about […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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