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Shields Not Backing Down

CB Sam Shields (Scott Boehm/Getty)

Outside of one bad play against Philadelphia, undrafted rookie cornerback Sam Shields has been superb. Last week, he dominated his matchup against standout Lee Evans. "He has rare ability," cornerbacks coach Joe Whitt said ahead of Monday's big game.

For two weeks, Green Bay Packers undrafted rookie Sam Shields has been practically invisible. That's a compliment when you're a cornerback. Other than a fourth-quarter touchdown allowed against Philadelphia, Shields has played almost impeccably while playing practically every snap as the Packers' third cornerback. During last week's game against Buffalo, Shields spent about half of the game... Recommended Stories

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