Packers cornerback Sam Shields questionable for Falcons game

Sam Shields' availability for Green Bay's game Monday night against the Atlanta Falcons is in question with the Packers cornerback yet to be cleared from a concussion.

Coach Mike McCarthy said he would give Shields "every opportunity" to play against the Falcons.

Shields was listed as questionable Saturday on the Packers' final injury report. The five-year veteran got hurt during last week's win over New England.

McCarthy said that once Shields is cleared, the coaching staff must still determine if he's ready.

The Packers are deep at cornerback, though they wouldn't mind having Shields back after Atlanta gained 500 yards against Arizona last week.

The Falcons might also get veteran wideout Roddy White back from a sore ankle. He returned to practice on a limited basis Saturday.


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