26-Year-Old Cornerback – Green Bay Packers
2014 Fantasy Football Outlook
Shields signed a four-year deal to remain with the Packers this offseason, and he is set to be the team's top cover guy for the foreseeable future. He tallied four interceptions and 17 pass defenses i...
Sam Shields Contract Information:
Signed a four-year, $39 million deal with the Packers in March of 2014.
Shields (knee) is listed as doubtful for Sunday night's game against New Orleans, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
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Sam Shields: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)The full extent of Shields' injury is uncertain, and he could miss this week's game against the Panthers, but head coach Mike McCarthy said he isn't concerned about Shields missing an extended period of time. Shields' participation, or lack thereof, during practice this week will likely determine whether or not he suits up for Week 7.
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Shields will get a chance to compete for the starting cornerback job opposite Tramon Williams. Even if he does not grab the role, he should play extensively in multiple defensive back formations.
Shields will compete for the starting cornerback spot opposite Tramon Williams, but most likely will be a reserve corner and will see time only in the nickel and dime packages and on special teams.
Shields will work as the third CB.