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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