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Packers' Shields felt 'frustration' after late-game benching vs. Falcons

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Sam Shields was literally benched at the end of the Green Bay Packers' Monday night win over Atlanta. Removed from the game for the Falcons' final two offensive drives, Shields opted to spend part of the fourth quarter sitting on the bench wearing a beanie hat rather than standing along the sideline with his helmet in hand. Davon House took over for Shields with...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers 43, Falcons 37: Game Balls and Lame Calls

Raise your hand if you predicted the Green Bay Packers would be beating the Atlanta Falcons 31-7 at half and only win by six points? Hands down, liars. That’s exactly what happened. A stellar first half gave way to a near-disastrous second half as Green Bay barely hung on to beat the Falcons 43-37. The Packer defense in particular had arguably its worst half of football in over...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Green Bay Packers DB Sam Shields Lays Out Levine Toilolo During Mark Burnett's INT Return

A little more than midway through the second quarter of Monday night's Falcons-Packers game with the ball in hand and the need for some offense Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan did the worst thing he could do--throw an interception. Not only did he give possession over to the Packers, but interception returns also mean open season for defensive players when it comes to laying out offensive...
Via FatManWriting
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers Injury Report: Sam Shields, T.J. Lang, Nick Perry

The Green Bay Packers expect to be nearly at full strength when they host the Atlanta Falcons on “Monday Night Football.” #183672784 / gettyimages.com Green Bay has only one starter listed as potentially out on its final Week 14 injury report. Cornerback Sam Shields is questionable after being held out of practice all week after suffering a concussion last Sunday. ...
Via NFL Injury Report
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers Open As Favorite In ‘Monday Night Football’ Matchup Vs. Falcons

The Green Bay Packers host the Atlanta Falcons on “Monday Night Football” to wrap up Week 14 of the NFL season. The Packers opened as a 10.5-point favorite, and the line has since climbed to 13 points at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The moneyline has not seen as dramatic a change; the Packers opened at -624 and the Falcons were +501, and the largest swing has the Packers...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers' Sam Shields questionable for Falcons

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Sam Shields' availability for Green Bay's game Monday night against the Atlanta Falcons is in question with the Packers cornerback yet to be cleared from a concussion. Coach Mike McCarthy said he would give Shields ''every opportunity'' to play against the Falcons. Shields was listed as questionable Saturday on the Packers' final injury report. The five-year...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Status of Packers CB Shields uncertain for Monday night

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Sam Shields was at Lambeau Field headquarters late this week, but with the Green Bay Packers' starting cornerback still going through the NFL's concussion protocol, his status for Monday night's game remains uncertain. Shields suffered the concussion when attempting to make a second-quarter tackle against the New England Patriots. Shields was officially listed...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons vs. Packers 2014 Week 14 Predictions from AllGBP.com

GAME PREDICTIONS Week 14 Atlanta Falcons vs. Green Bay Packers Name Record To-Date This Week’s Pick Score Prediction Kris Burke 8-4 Green Bay Packers “Jersey” Al Bracco 9-3 Green Bay Packers 45-21  Blew it last week. Probably my only chance to catch up in the standings here. In any case, I see a typical Monday night shootout, but with one team doing most of the shooting...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

ALLGBP Casualty Report: Week 14 vs. Atlanta Falcons

New Injuries Sam Shields: Shields suffered a concussion after getting kneed or elbowed in the head by running back Brandon Bolden in the first quarter and did not return.  As with all concussions in the NFL now, Shields will go through independent testing throughout the week and but will have a chance to play against the Falcons.  On the positive side, while Shields did look shaken...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers' Sam Shields leaves game with concussion

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Packers cornerback Sam Shields has left Sunday's game against New England because of a concussion, leaving Green Bay without one of its top defensive backs against Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. Shields got hurt early in the second quarter on a play in which Patriots running back Brandon Bolden gained 12 yards to the Packers 6. Shields, who was not in on the...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers cornerback Shields won't play against Panthers

  Green Bay's defense had all it could handle the first time it faced Cam Newton. Three years after Newton had a breakout performance against Green Bay in his second NFL start, the Packers will have to try to contain the Carolina Panthers' versatile quarterback without at least one key defensive player. Starting cornerback Sam Shields won't play Sunday, when the Panthers come to...
Via AP on Fox
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers CB San Shields out vs Carolina

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Packers cornerback Sam Shields has been ruled out of Sunday's game against Carolina with a knee injury. Shields, who leads the team with two interceptions, suffered what coach Mike McCarthy says is a knee strain in the last weekend's win over Miami. Fellow starting cornerback Tramon Williams is questionable for the game after suffering an ankle injury against...
Via AP on Fox
October 17, 2014  |  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

Packers Injury Update: Sam Shields, Tramon Williams, Jamari Lattimore

The Green Bay Packers defense stumbled some in the second half against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. The did come up with a big third down stop to allow the Packers offense to drive down the field in the final two minutes for a dramatic win though. They did this with several starters sidelined. Cornerbacks Sam Shields and Tramon Williams and linebacker Jamari Lattimore all suffered...
Via NFL Injury Report
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Sam Shields says Calvin Johnson ‘can be stopped’

Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports Come this Sunday afternoon, the Green Bay Packers are going to have a good first read on where they stand in the NFC North when they take on the explosive Detroit Lions in a Week 3 showdown at Ford Field at 1 PM EST. The Packers needed to overcome an 18 point deficit vs. the New York Jets last weekend just to make it to 1-1, however, with a win against...
Via Sports-Glory
September 20, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via cover32 - Packers
July 15, 2014  |  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 year. Criteria...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

From the Benches: Packers Underwear Olympics Underway

The boys are back and better than ever with a brand new show and new topics. They begin the show by discussing some news about Sam Shields, players that have shined at OTA’s, and Jordy Nelson’s comments about a contract extension. Following their news brief the guys give their opinion on if they are worried about some Packers players that are still not practicing before going...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
June 12, 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

Browns Were Expected To Move Fast To Sign CB Sam Shields Had He Not Re-Upped With Packers

  Packers CB Sam Shields spoke to the media for the first time on Tuesday since he signed his new contract extension. Interestingly enough, Shields mentioned that he was set to board a flight to Cleveland right before free agency kicked off back in March. Shied’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus, had been in contact with the Browns during the designated negotiating period right before...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Xs and Os: Phases of Man-to-Man Coverage

Cornerback Sam Shields excels at man-to-man coverage. Green Bay Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers became famous while implementing the zone blitz defense. However, while in Green Bay, he has let his talented cornerbacks, mainly Tramon Williams and Sam Shields, play a lot of man-to-man coverage. This article looks at some of the basics of man-to-man pass coverage. While it’s...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Should the Packers target a top 10 cornerback in May’s draft?

Ted Thompson’s first highlight move of free agency was to re-sign whom many said was the most important piece for the Packers to make a deal with: Sam Shields. The deal came just days after reports came out that said the Packers would allow Shields to test free agency. That didn’t happen, a deal got done, and now the Packers have their best cover corner locked down for the next...
Via cover32 - Packers
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Annual Checkup: Sam Shields

Sam Shields had a breakout season in 2013 and expectations will be high for him in 2014 after being rewarded handsomely by the Packers with a big contract in the offseason.
Via FOXSports.com
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers re-sign CB Sam Shields

A lot of cornerbacks have been overpaid this off-season, Aqib Talib (57 million over 6 years), Vontae Davis (39 million over 4 years), and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (35 million over 5 years). However, I’m shocked that Sam Shields was also overpaid (39 million over 4 years) for two reasons. One, the Packers usually do a great job of not overpaying guys in free agency as Ted Thompson...
Via The Football Fan Spot
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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