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Green Bay Packers CB Sam Shields' speed outweighs risk in return role

9:13 PM, Nov. 18, 2010
Sam Shields' difficulties in the preseason quickly eliminated him from consideration for a return job. Shields made the team as a cornerback, however, and the Packers are willing to give him another try at kick returns.
Sam Shields' difficulties in the preseason quickly eliminated him from consideration for a return job. Shields made the team as a cornerback, however, and the Packers are willing to give him another try at kick returns.
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Sam Shields dropped, muffed or fumbled so many kickoffs and punts during training camp and the preseason that the legion of reporters who blog and tweet off every Green Bay Packers practice should have programmed a quick key for that text.

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