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Sam Shields should get paid more than any cornerback on the market

There are some pretty good cornerbacks in free agency this year, but I do not believe anyone of them should get paid more than Sam Shields of the Green Bay Packers.  The guy is 26 years old, he is a taller corner, and a true playmaker.  While guys like Alterraun Verner and Dominique Rodgers Cromartie might demand more money, Shields will be a steal for a team.  The Sarasota, Florida native deserves to get a pretty penny in free agency.

Name Age Team ’13 Salary ’13 Cap Tackles
Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie 27 Broncos 5.000M 2.900M 31
Sam Shields 26 Packers 2.023M 2.023M 61
Walter Thurmond 26 Seahawks 487K 612K 32
Alterraun Verner 25 Titans 1.323M 1.454M 57
DeAngelo Hall 30 Redskins 1.250M 1.250M 78
Tracy Porter 27 Raiders 1.187M 1.187M 66
Captain Munnerlyn 25 Panthers 1.100M 1.100M 73
Zack Bowman 29 Bears 780K 620K 48
Nolan Carroll 27 Dolphins 630K 677K 47
Mike Jenkins 28 Raiders 1.500M 1.500M 65

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