Thursday web roundup: Green Bay Packers

Olivia Munn and Aaron Rodgers' Relationship is Hanging on by a thread So just how insecure is the Magic Mike star? The insider claims the 34-year-old beauty arm-twisted the Green Bay Packers quarterback, 31, into visiting her on ... Green Bay Packers looking like the Greatest Show on Grass Every great offense starts at the game's most important position, quarterback and there...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ladarius Gunter is biggest surprise of Green Bay Packers' young CB trio

The Green Bay Packers are looking for a cornerback to start opposite 2014 Pro Bowler Sam Shields. There are three young corners in the mix for the job, and Ryan Wood of Press-Gazette Media describes undrafted rookie Ladarius Gunter as the competition's "biggest surprise."With Casey Hayward sidelined by a foot injury, Gunter is splitting first-team reps on the outside with 2015 first...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

CB Sam Shields eager to fill void in Green Bay Packers secondary

Cornerback Sam Shields, a former undrafted rookie, is in line for a new role with the Green Bay Packers this season. Tramon Williams signed with the Cleveland Browns as a free agent this spring, so it's time for Shields to step up as the leader of the secondary."Somebody's got to fill that spot," Shields told Ryan Wood of Press-Gazette Media. "...[H]ey, I'm the oldest of the group...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

CB Sam Shields taking over as leader in Packers' secondary

Green Bay Packers Sam Shields is now the oldest member of the defensive secondary and will slide into the No. 1 cornerback position after free agent defections left the spot open. "Somebody's got to fill that spot," Shields said, via Packers News. "Hey, I'm the oldest of the group. So that's what they want me to do, just take that role. That's what I'm trying to do," Shield...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers Have Surprise Contender for CB Roster Spot

The Green Bay Packers have seventeen undrafted free agents competing for spots on the team’s 53-man roster. Some of those rookies have a better chance of making the team because of positional need, such as linebackers Tavarus Dantzler and James Vaughters.Another undrafted player who hopes to earn a spot on the team is cornerback Ladarius Gunter. After losing both Tramon Williams...
Via Pro Football Spot
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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
May 21, 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 “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...
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Salt in the wound? Packers corner says Dez made catch

Just imagine how life would be for Cowboys fans this week if the team they love so dearly was in the process of preparing to fly to Arizona for the Super Bowl? Of course that presumes that the Cowboys would have beat the Seahawks to win the NFC Championship, but its not that far fetched.At any rate, Packers cornerback Sam Shields said that Dez Bryant made the key 4th down catch that...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Sam Shields on Dez Bryant’s Recalled Catch “It was a Catch”

Sam Shields on Dez Bryant’s Recalled Catch “It was a Catch” Green Bay Packers’ cornerback Sam Shields will be playing at the Pro Bowl this Sunday. He would have met up with Dallas Cowboys’ wide receiver Dez Bryant had he not bowed out due to a groin injury. Speaking up … The post Sam Shields on Dez Bryant’s Recalled Catch “It was a Catch” appeared first on Fantasy Football Chick.
Via Fantasy Football Chick
January 24, 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...
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

Falcons vs. Packers 2014 Week 14 Predictions from

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...
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...
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

Injuries to Packers starters Lattimore, Shields and Williams not 'long-term'

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Mike McCarthy didn't know much about the status of his three injured defensive starters, but the Green Bay Packers head coach knew just enough to give a bit of good news. The Packers' starting cornerback duo of Sam Shields (knee) and Tramon Williams (ankle) both left Sunday's game with injuries and did not return, as did starting inside linebacker Jamari Lattimore...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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