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Acme Packing Company Jun 14, 2016

Cheese Curds, 6/14: Shields needs to be vocal leader & how will defenses attack Packers?

There's no way to know just how NFL teams will defend the Green Bay offense in 2016 until we reach week one, but the coaches will prepare for all possibilities. The Green Bay Packers have plenty of vocal leaders on both sides of the ball. Aaron Rodgers certainly fills that role on the offense, and is not afraid to pull a young player aside to discuss their work. On defense, Mike Daniels' voice seems to rule the sideline, with Clay Matthews and others providing leadership as well. One player who has never been boisterous in his career is seventh-year corner Sam Shields, and he now finds...
Acme Packing Company Jun 8, 2016

Cheese Curds, 6/7: On Elliott's role, Shields' concussion, and Daniels' praise

Key players on the Green Bay defense are profiled in today's curds, all for very different reasons. The Green Bay Packers certainly hope that their defense is a force to be reckoned with in 2016, and the additions to the unit through the draft are largely expected to contribute immediately to the team's success. From Kenny Clark to Blake Martinez, each draftee should have a significant role to fill. However, they will be learning the ropes of the NFL and the defensive scheme from the Packers' veterans, three of whom are analyzed in today's Cheese Curds. Mike Daniels, Sam Shields, and...

Packers' Sam Shields feeling great after concussion

Sam Shields has played through an injured shoulder, an injured calf, a hurt shin and injured ankles — twice. He’s survived the dreaded hamstring injury and has banged up his knee, but in 90 NFL games in six NFL seasons, the cornerback says the worst injury he’s ever had was a concussion.

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