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Reports: Packers, Shields agree to muti-year deal

Green Bay locks up key member of defense.
It appears Sam Shields won't be hitting the open market after all.

The cornerback will be staying in Green Bay, having agreed to a new contract with the Packers.  Shields and his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, each tweeted the news on Saturday evening.

According to multiple reports, the deal is for 4 years and worth up to $39 million, with a $12.5 million signing bonus.

Shields was signed by the Packers as an undrafted free agent in 2010, and ended up being a key member of Green Bay's defense on their run to a Super Bowl championship.  He was set to become an unrestricted free agent on Tuesday.
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