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.
Eddie Lacy, Green Bay Packers - Offensive Rookie of the Year 2013
John Kuhn of Green Bay Packers will hit free agency, according to a source.
The Green Bay Packers and B.J. Raji are close to completing a one-year deal that will keep the defensive tackle off the free-agent market, league sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Thursday morning.
As a part of “Packers Dynasty Week” on NFL Network, I was asked to select Green Bay’s all-time team. Simple enough, right? I mean, they’ve only won 13 titles (including four of the Super Bowl variety) and been in existence for nearly 100 years … Easy peasy. Or not.
With a franchise so rich in history, this is one difficult task. In fact, the most famous Packer ever — socially, anyways — didn’t make the cut. Neither did a couple of the most productive, due to immense strength at their respective positions.
Of course, there is sure to be some dissent, especially on this project. Hit me up to share your thoughts: @HarrisonNFL is the place.
Essentially, though, this is an all-time starting lineup, complete with a fullback and a guy who could play nose tackle if needed. It is not the 25 greatest Packers, so there’s just one QB to choose between Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers and …
The Green Bay Packers have several tough decisions to make regarding free agents this offseason.
Will they be able to re-sign cornerback Sam Shields? Could they make a splash at safety in free agency? Can they add a playmaker at tight end?
Watch as Adam Lefkoe and The Green Bay Press-Gazette’s Wes Hodkiewicz discuss the Packers’ potential moves in the video above.
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The Green Bay Packers and Sam Shields will not have a deal completed in the next 10 days, meaning the cornerback will test free agency, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. http://dlvr.it/52tr17
Visits planned for Escanaba, Ironwood, Superior, Rice Lake and Merrill.
Packers defensive lineman Johnny Jolly expects to receive medical clearance on his surgically repaired neck, perhaps before the start of free agency.