Sam Shields

Career Earnings: $34,839,248
Career APY: $4,354,906
Total Guarantees: $12,507,500
Largest Cash Payment: $14,937,500 (2014)
Largest Cap Hit: $12,000,000 (2016)
  • Date of Birth: December 8, 1987
  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 184
  • College: Miami
  • Entry: 2010 Undrafted Free Agent (Packers)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
PackersUDFAExpired20103$1,222,500$407,500$7,500$1,317,500107.8%$439,167
PackersRFAExpired20131$2,023,000$2,023,000$0$2,023,000100.0%$2,023,000
PackersUFATerminated20144$39,000,000$9,750,000$12,500,000$30,493,75078.2%$10,164,583
RamsSFAExpired20181$1,504,998$1,504,998$0$1,004,99866.8%$1,004,998
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Packers7$33,834,250$4,833,464$29,965,5000.0%$4,275,0000.0%
Rams1$1,004,998$1,004,998$1,004,9980.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusPer Game Roster BonusWorkout BonusCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2010Packers$320,000$2,500$0$0$0$322,500--$327,500
2011Packers$450,000$2,500$0$0$0$452,5000.4%$450,000
2012Packers$540,000$2,500$0$0$0$542,5000.4%$540,000
2013Packers$2,023,000$0$0$0$0$2,023,0001.6%$2,023,000
2014Packers$1,500,000$3,125,000$437,500$0$500,000$5,562,5004.2%$14,937,500
2015Packers$2,500,000$3,125,000$3,000,000$0$500,000$9,062,5006.3%$5,875,000
2016Packers$8,000,000$3,125,000$500,000$0$500,000$12,000,0007.7%$8,531,250
2018Rams$915,000$0$89,998$500,000$0$1,004,9980.6%$1,004,998
Total$16,248,000$9,382,500$4,027,498$500,000$1,500,000$30,970,498$33,689,248
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Packers2017$3,125,000$0
Packers2017$1,150,000$1,150,000
Total$4,275,000$1,150,000

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
DefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRecoveredYards
20111567.0%0.0%4230000124681000
20121053.9%20.4%2351811103320100
20131483.7%0.2%51100001164300120
20141475.0%14.9%337001092620000
20151266.1%12.6%3720010133150100
201616.0%1.6%3000000000000
20181633.3%48.7%184001041220000

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money (pre-June 1 cut)
Positional Comparisons to League Average