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Sam Shields

29-Year-Old Cornerback – Free Agent

2017 Defensive Stats

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

There was no outlook written for Sam Shields in 2017. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.

2017 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

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STATUS:  Out     INJURY:  Suspension
HT: 5' 11"   WT: 184   DOB: 12/8/1987
College: Miami (FL)  Show ContractHide Contract

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Sam Shields Contract Information:

Released by the Packers in February of 2017.

September 3, 2017  –  Sam Shields News

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Shields will face a two-week suspension if he returns to the NFL, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

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Sam Shields NFL Stats
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  Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year Age Team G Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
2009 21 CFB 10 - - - - 0 0 - - - - - -
2010 22 GB 14 28 24 4 0 6 2 0 0 0 452 0 -1 0
2011 23 GB 15 40 38 2 0 12 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2012 24 GB 10 26 22 4 1 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 25 GB 14 61 51 10 0 17 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 26 GB 14 40 33 7 0 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 27 GB 12 39 37 2 0 13 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
2016 28 GB 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Sam Shields – Playing Time Overview

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Defensive Snaps in 2017

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Special Teams Snaps in 2017

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Year Def ST
2015 697 57
2016 62 7
Sam Shields 2017 Game Log
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Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
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13 FREE AGENT Free Agent
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A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Sam Shields
As Compared To Other Cornerbacks
Height:   5' 11"
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Weight:   184 lbs
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Sam Shields: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Shields (concussion) is looking to return to the NFL in 2018, Brian Jones of 247Sports reports.

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Shields (concussion) was released by the Packers on Wednesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

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According to head coach Mike McCarthy, Shields has not yet passed the league's concussion protocol, Michael Cohen of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

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Shields (concussion) admitted he's still experiencing concussion symptoms, Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

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Shields (concussion) was charged this week with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia in a court case stemming from an Oct. 19 incident, the Green Bay Press-Gazette reports.

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Shields (concussion) won't be activated from injured reserve before the end of the season, Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

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The Packers placed Shields (concussion) on injured reserve Tuesday.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

There was no outlook written for Sam Shields.

2016

Shields is the top dog in Green Bay's cornerback corps, but is yet to make it through a full 16-game season. He still notched 39 tackles, 13 passes defensed and two picks in 2015, though, which are nearly identical to the year before. Similar numbers can be fairly expected in 2016, but Shields simply doesn't carry the sort of upside to make him a viable fantasy option in 2016.

2015

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 athleticism to cover most number 1 receivers. While he only tallied 2 interceptions last year, he will have a good chance to exceed that number this season with more targets his way and increased responsibility in the defensive backfield.

2014

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.

2013

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.

2012

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.

2011

Shields will work as the third CB.