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.
Packers and CB Sam Shields will not have a deal done before free agency starts and Shields will test market. Still could return to GB later.
Fansided "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..." February 22
ESPN.com "Of the 17 Green Bay Packers' players scheduled to be unrestricted free agents next month, only two might demand what would be considered blockbuster contracts. If general manager Ted Thompson could keep only one of them, should he re-sign defensive tackle B.J. Raji or cornerback Sam Shields?..." February 19
Fansided "If there was one grip that fans of the Green Bay Packers had about their team this past year, it was how suspect the defense was for the majority of the season. The Packers defense really hasn’t been the elite unit Aaron Rodgers needs it to be and had it been solid these past few years, there’s..." January 27
Pro Football Talk "While Sunday ended up being a bad day for his team, things could have been even worse for Packers cornerback Sam Shields. He exited in pain during the 49ers’ opening offensive drive after a teammate fell on Shields’ leg during an effort to tackle San Francisco receiver Michael..." January 06
Pro Football Talk "The Packers have dealt with plenty of injuries this year. Early in their playoff game against the 49ers, they have another. Starting cornerback Sam Shields suffered a foot/ankle injury on San Francisco’s second play from scrimmage. Shields’ foot was pinned under a teammate while several..." January 05
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Sam Shields wasn't rewarded with a long-term contract extension. Not yet. No, behind door No. 1, there's something else waiting for the Green Bay Packers cornerback. A four-way competition at his position. After Shields' agent, Drew Rosenhaus, met with the Packers on Monday, the restricted..." June 04
PackersNews.com "Drew Rosenhaus, the agent for cornerback Sam Shields, is meeting face to face with Green Bay Packers officials on Monday in order to get a deal done in time for him to participate in this week’s minicamp, an NFL source told Press-Gazette Media. Shields, a fourth-year pro, is a restricted free..." June 03
PackersNews.com "Restricted free agent cornerback Sam Shields will return to the Packers. An NFL source said Shields did not sign any offer sheets from other teams. Today was the deadline for restricted free agents to do so. Now, it's just a matter of whether he will play this season for the restricted free..." April 20
Packers gave CB Sam Shields a 2nd-round tender.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Free agency means different things to different people. In the case of the Green Bay Packers, it doesn't mean sifting through options and targeting prizes as much as managing a system that requires every team to make critical decisions about its future. In the case of cornerback Sam Shields..." February 17