The Score "Green Bay Packers cornerback Sam Shields was considered a long shot to play in Sunday's wild-card matchup against the Washington Redskins, and now he won't play at all. Shields has been downgraded from doubtful to out as he awaits clearance from concussion protocol. " January 09
Pro Football Talk "The Packers are back at work ahead of Sunday’s Wild Card game and they’re back to waiting for cornerback Sam Shields to get cleared to make a full return. Shields suffered a concussion in Week 14 against the Cowboys and missed the final three games of the regular season. He had progressed..." January 06
McCarthy said Sam Shields will not make the trip to Oakland and is out. Still collecting information on Davante Adams' heel injury.
#Packers CB Sam Shield’s shoulder injury is not believed to be serious, I’m told. He’s considered to be day-to-day.
CBS Sports "Green Bay Packers cornerback Sam Shields, who signed a four-year, $39 million contract last offseason, made his first Pro Bowl in 2014. (He was chosen as an alternate to replace the Super Bowl bound Darrelle Revis). To hear cornerbacks coach Joe Whitt tell it, Shields was indeed one of the NFL's..." July 24
McCarthy: Sam Shields had a concussion. We'll go through the protocol. Jamari (Lattimore) felt better today than yesterday. #Packers
ESPN "The Green Bay Packers have re-signed cornerback Sam Shields to a four-year, $39 million deal that includes a signing bonus of $12.5 million, sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. A source told Schefter that Shields will earn $30 million over the first three seasons -- $15 million in the..." March 10
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.
ESPN "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
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