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Notebook: The Price Is Usually Right

General manager Ted Thompson’s uncanny ability to place a proper monetary value on a player is why Green Bay’s salary cap is in such terrific shape. In fact, you can make a strong argument that corner Sam Shields is the only vastly overpaid player on the roster. At $9.7 million a year, Shields is behind only Aaron Rodgers, Clay Matthews, Randall Cobb and Jordy Nelson when it...
Via Packers Notes
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Film study: Green Bay Packers DB Damarious Randall

Now that the dust has settled on the 2015 draft, it is time to look forward to see how these draft picks will fit into their new teams. The first up is defensive back Damarious Randall, the first round pick of the Green Bay Packers. In order to determine what his role will look like in 2015 and beyond, we will review the game tape available from his collegiate career at Arizona State...
Via EndZoneScore
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading the Packers 2015 Draft Picks

The 2015 Packers draft was one full of luxury picks. There were not tons of needs on either side of the ball, but there were areas that could have used an upgrade like CB and TE. Luckily, Ted Thompson was once again able to meet need with value and addressed multiple needs. In addition to adding depth to the secondary, the Packers also took multiple players that should help on special...
Via TopSportsReport
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Steven Nelson Ready to Prove Size Doesn't Matter

The Green Bay Packers lost cornerbacks, Tramon Williams and Davon House to free agency this offseason. Special teams ace, Jarrett Bush has yet to be re-signed. That leaves Sam Shields, Casey Hayward, Micah Hyde and Demetri Goodson as the only corners on the Packers roster.Ted Thompson and the Packers face a difficult decision. Do they believe Hayward or Hyde have the ability to play...
Via Pro Football Spot
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers players missing Tramon Williams, Davon House

The Green Bay Packers’ secondary has changed now that Tramon Williams has left for Cleveland and Davon House signed with Jacksonville. “The guys that were here that left, we’re going to miss those guys, just the brotherhood that we had with those men,” Morgan Burnett said this week at the start of the offseason program, per ESPN.com. “But that’s what the NFL’s...
Via Sports-Glory
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Packers Position Preview: CB

Last season the Green Bay Packers had the deepest CB corps in the NFL.  Sam Shields, Tramon Williams, and Davon House were all capable of starting outside.  Casey Hayward was the best slot corner in the league and Micah Hyde effectively bounced between safety and slot corner.  Jarrett Bush was a special teamer with experience in the dime and Demetri Goodson was the up and coming...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Packers can replace Tramon Williams with Quinten Rollins

John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports The Green Bay Packers allowed veteran cornerback Tramon Williams to leave this offseason and sign with the Cleveland Browns. The Packers have Sam Shields and Casey Hayward as the two starting cornerbacks in 2015, with Micah Hyde playing the slot corner. But the team needs more quality depth at the position and should add some talent to the...
Via Sports-Glory
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers Taking A Step Back Defensively?

The Green Bay Packers have been able to keep its fantastic offensive machine so far this offseason, but the same cannot be said for its defense. The Packers lost cornerbacks Tramon Williams and Davon House, who combined with Sam Shields, Casey Hayward and Micah Hyde were the biggest strength of the Green Bay defense. They also have not added any free agents from another team to help...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Sam Shields 2014 Report Card – Packers Player Grades

1) Introduction: Sam Shields got the big contract to start off the season and this was time for him to show he was worth it.  Would Sam Shields be 6th best cornerback in the league, like his 2014 salary indicated? 2) Profile: Samuel George Shields III Age: 27 Born: December 8, 1987 in Sarasota, FL Height: 5’11” Weight: 184 College: Miami Rookie Year: 2010 NFL Experience...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
February 06, 2015  |  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...
Via NESN.com
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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
December 10, 2014  |  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
December 09, 2014  |  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
December 06, 2014  |  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
December 06, 2014  |  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
December 04, 2014  |  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
November 30, 2014  |  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

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

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
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
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