(SportsNetwork.com) - Sam Shields will remain in Green Bay, agreeing to terms
on a new contract with the Packers this weekend.
The Packers did not officially announce the deal, but Shields let it slip on
his Twitter account.
"Sooooooo happy to be back with my family," he tweeted.
Shields also re-tweeted a post from his agent, Drew Rosenhaus.
"Congrats to RSR client Sam Shields & the Green Bay Packers on the new
contract!" wrote Rosenhaus.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported the deal to be worth $39 million over
four years with a $12.5 million signing bonus.
Shields has spent each of his four NFL seasons with the Packers and last year
led the team with four interceptions. The Miami-Florida product has 13 picks
in 53 games.
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