SAM SHIELDS RUMORS & GOSSIP

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...
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6 days ago  |  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...
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March 19, 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...
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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...
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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...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Could Sam Shields be on his way to the Cleveland Browns?.

The Cleveland Browns look set to make a move for Cornerback Sam Shields, after contract talks between him and the Green Bay Packers broke down. Shields was hoping to win a new contract with the Packers, after playing in 2013 for just $2m, but he and his agent have reported that the two are quite some way from an agreement being made, and because of that Shields is likely to hit...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers reportedly trying to pay Sam Shields less than $6 million per year

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Green Bay Packers are trying to pay cornerback Sam Shield less than $6 million per season. Packers trying to give him Tim Jennings deal (< $6M per) RT @PriscoCBS: Watching Sam Shields, I think he’s going to get paid big time. — Ian...
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March 02, 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...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Sam Shields wants 4 years, $22.4 million

The Green Bay Packers have a few key free agents to worry about this offseason, and the biggest priority of those FAs is undoubtedly cornerback Sam Shields, who has a world of potential. I have been critical of Shields for his rawness and the fact that he gets burned too often, but he has excellent physical tools and continues to improve with each passing week. Shields has some of...
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February 22, 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 […]
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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