Sam Shields is back in the NFL

Former Green Bay Packers cornerback Sam Shields is back in the NFL.

The Los Angeles Rams announced Thursday they had signed the 30-year-old. Shields hasn’t played since Week 1 of the 2016 season when he suffered a concussion against the Jacksonville Jaguars. He had struggled with concussions his last few years with the Packers, missing four games in 2015.

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When healthy, Shields played well for Green Bay, excelling in man-to-man coverage. He had 18 interceptions over seven seasons. The Miami product made the team as an undrafted free agent in 2010 and played a sizable role in Green Bay’s run to a Super Bowl XLV win, including a game-sealing pick in the 2010 NFC Championship Game victory over Chicago.

Green Bay showed no interest in bringing Shields back when he announced he was attempting a comeback earlier this year.

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