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Shields signs tender after agent meets with Packers

3:47 PM, Jun. 3, 2013
Green Bay Packers cornerback Sam Shields. File/Press-Gazette Media
Green Bay Packers cornerback Sam Shields. File/Press-Gazette Media
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Drew Rosenhaus, the agent for cornerback Sam Shields, is meeting face to face with Green Bay Packers officials on Monday in order to get a deal done in time for him to participate in this week's minicamp, an NFL source told Press-Gazette Media.

Shields, a fourth-year pro, is a restricted free agent. He was tendered at the second-round rate, meaning if he plays this season for the tender he would make $2.02 million.

However, Rosenhaus is believed to be seeking a long-term deal for Shields, who played in 12 games (including playoffs) last season and was the team's best cover corner. ...

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