27-Year-Old Cornerback – Green Bay Packers
2015 Fantasy Football Outlook
Shields will open the 2015 season as the Packerís clear primary corner after the team lost veteran Tramon Williams this offseason. Shields has decent size for a corner and has the foot speed and athl...
2015 ADP: –
Bye Week: 7
Sam Shields Contract Information:
Signed a four-year, $39 million deal with the Packers in March of 2014.
Shields recorded six tackles (all solo) and intercepted his first pass of the season in Monday's victory over the Chiefs.
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Sam Shields: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)Shields didn't practice all week, but there's a chance for him to gain clearance prior to Monday's game. With just 30 tackles on the year, he likely isn't an IDP consideration, anyway.
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
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 in just 14 games last season.
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.