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Sidelined by concussion, Sam Shields didn't practice much before game

Green Bay Packers cornerback Sam Shields was medically cleared in time to play against the Atlanta Falcons on Monday night.

Shields: Coaches never said 'You're benched, you suck'

 Photo/ Sam Shields was taken out of last Monday night’s game against Atlanta but will be back in his regular role Sunday at Buffalo. GREEN BAY – No one has, at any point, used the word benched. Certainly not coach Mike McCarthy, who worked awfully hard to avoid it on Tuesday.But whatever the Green Bay Packers did with veteran cornerback Sam Shields on Monday night after he struggled in coverage against Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones, it’s officially in the past.Shields said Wednesday he fully expects to be back in his every-down role for Sunday’s game at Buffalo, and...

Shields admits lack of practice snaps affected him

Green Bay - Packers CB Sam Shields wasn't willing to take most of the blame for the defense's atrocious second-half performance against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, but he did acknowledge that he wasn't at his best coming off a week of inactivity due to a concussion.

Packers-Bills Wednesday injury report: House sidelined

 Photo/ Davon House suffered a shoulder injury after replacing Sam Shields against the Falcons on Monday night. GREEN BAY – Sam Shields is back to full strength, but the man who replaced him during the second half of Monday night’s win over Atlanta – Davon House – missed Wednesday’s practice with a shoulder injury and is not expected to practice Thursday, either.House, who took Shields’ place after Shields – coming off a concussion against New England on Nov. 30 – played poorly against the Falcons, injured his shoulder while breaking up a pass to Julio Jones in the end zone...
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Packers-Falcons Inactives Lists: Shields and White Active as Expected

The big names on the injury report are indeed playing today. The Green Bay Packers and Atlanta Falcons have announced their inactive players for tonight's game. As was reported this afternoon by Lisa Salters of ESPN, both teams' starters who were listed as questionable are playing tonight - Sam Shields for the Packers and Roddy White for the Falcons. Here are the inactive players on both sides. Packers Inactives LB Carl BradfordDT Bruce GastonC Garth GerhartWR Jeff JanisILB Jamari LattimoreTE Justin PerilloQB Scott Tolzien As expected and as reported this afternoon, cornerback Sam Shields...
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Report: Packers' Sam Shields and Falcons' Roddy White Will Play Monday Night

Both teams in tonight's game should have key players available tonight after passing steps in their recovery from injuries. It appears that both the Green Bay Packers and Atlanta Falcons are getting some good injury news for their Monday Night game this evening. On Saturday's injury report, both teams had key starters listed as questionable after missing practice much (or all) of the week. For the Packers, Sam Shields missed the week's practice going through the concussion protocol, while Roddy White took the field for the first time in the week on Saturday, though in a limited...

Packers-Falcons Saturday injury report: Shields questionable

 Photo/ Sam Shields will have to make it through the official concussion protocol in order to play Monday night. GREEN BAY – Although Sam Shields has not yet been cleared in the wake of the concussion he suffered last week against the New England Patriots, the Green Bay Packers haven’t ruled out the veteran cornerback for Monday night’s game against the Atlanta Falcons at Lambeau Field.Packers coach Mike McCarthy, whose team will go through its normal Saturday-style practice on Sunday, said he won’t rule Shields out with an extra day for him to gain clearance.  Here’s a look at...
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Packers | Sam Shields has chance to start

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Sam Shields (concussion) questionable - Sam Shields (DB) Green Bay Packers

Packers RCB Sam Shields (concussion) is listed as questionable for Week 14 against the Falcons.

Packers-Falcons Friday injury report: Shields still sidelined

 Photo/ Cornerback Sam Shields is still working through the concussion protocol, making his availability for Monday night’s game iffy. GREEN BAY – Sam Shields missed his second straight practice Friday as he recovers from a concussion, and it’s unclear whether the Green Bay Packers cornerback will be cleared in time for Monday night’s game against the Atlanta Falcons at Lambeau Field.Meanwhile, defensive tackle Mike Daniels missed his second straight practice with back pain but is expected to play.Here’s a look at the full, official injury report for Friday:PackersDid not...

Friday practice report: CB Sam Shields, DE Mike Daniels still out

Green Bay --- The Green Bay Packers do have an extra day to prepare for the Atlanta Falcons, but two of their key contributors on defense remain sidelined. Cornerback Sam Shields, who suffered a concussion against New England, was not present at Friday's practice. And defensive end Mike Daniels, considered day to day by coach Mike McCarthy on Thursday, remained out with his back soreness.

Packers-Falcons Thursday injury report: Daniels, Boyd sit

 Photo/Radloff Photography Mike Daniels, who was part of the victory-clinching sack of Tom Brady last Sunday, did not practice Thursday. GREEN BAY – While the absence of cornerback Sam Shields at practice Thursday wasn’t a surprise given that he’s going through the post-concussion protocols, the fact that the Green Bay Packers were down two defensive lineman was unexpected.Neither Mike Daniels (back) nor Josh Boyd (knee) took part in practice Thursday, the Packers’ first session since taking an extra day off this week in advance of Monday’s game against the Atlanta Falcons at...

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