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