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Green Bay Packers 2017 roster preview: Kevin King

Selected with the Green Bay Packers’ first pick of the 2017 NFL Draft, Kevin King is expected to make an immediate impact. Soon after losing Sam Shields in Week 1 last season, it quickly became apparent the Packers had a real problem at cornerback. It proved to be their downfall in the playoffs, Dom Capers’ […] Green Bay Packers 2017 roster preview: Kevin King - Lombardi Ave - Lombardi Ave - A Green Bay Packers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
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Packers’ third-year cornerbacks expect bounce-back seasons in 2017

Packers’ third-year cornerbacks expect bounce-back seasons in 2017

A pair of young Packers are setting out to prove that their 2016 campaigns were a fluke, not a trend. In 2016, the greatest weakness of the Green Bay Packers’ defense was the depleted cornerback unit. The unit that started the season ranked as the seventh-best group of corners in the NFL truly fell apart, losing players to injury early and often as the campaign went along. First, Sam Shields’ concussion took out the team’s number one corner and the position group’s veteran leader. In the succeeding weeks, promising second-year corners Damarious Randall and Quinten Rollins suffered...
Acme Packing Company May 25, 2017
Finding the Prototypical Packers Cornerback: A Peculiar Approach

Finding the Prototypical Packers Cornerback: A Peculiar Approach

Green Bay has looked to players with backgrounds in other positions and sports to build its ideal cover men. Baseball players. Basketball players. Former wide receivers. The Green Bay Packers’ cornerback group sure is a diverse one. Beginning with Sam Shields in 2010, the Packers have taken chances on more than a few athletes with varying skillsets that fit their cornerback mold. Shields, who played wide receiver at the University of Miami for three years before transitioning to corner as a senior, was an overwhelming success story for Green Bay as an undrafted free agent. His blazing 4.3...
Arrowhead Pride May 25, 2017
Arrowheadlines: Chiefs report card, Dee Ford says contract will take care of itself if he performs

Arrowheadlines: Chiefs report card, Dee Ford says contract will take care of itself if he performs

Bill Barnwell 2017 NFL offseason report card for free agency, draft | ESPN Look into Sam Shields. NFL teams can never have too many cornerbacks, and while the Chiefs have a star on one side of the field in Marcus Peters, it wouldn't hurt to take a flier on a veteran to compete with Phillip Gaines and Steven Nelson at corner. Dorsey scouted Shields in 2010, when the Packers signed the Miami product as an undrafted free agent and discovered a gem. If Shields is physically able to play after suffering a concussion last season, the Chiefs would do well to look into the former Pro...

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