Sam Shields says time with Green Bay Packers has ended

GREEN BAY - Green Bay Packers cornerback Sam Shields says his time with the team has ended. 

Shields made the announcement on his Instagram account Wednesday morning.

 

It says, " Sam Shields Released From The Green Bay Packers😡 #SevenStrongYears #IWasGettingBetter#TedThompson #RussBall#CoachMcCarty #StillMad#AtleastLetMeRetireFromThePack#BusinessIsBusiness#BouncebackShields#ICantPlayWithAnybodyElse🏈#ThatsHowTheGameGo #ImDone✌🏾#ThanksGreenBay🙄 #Ring #Probowl#Money #NowWithMyFamily#NoMoreFreezingWeather#EverythingHappensForAReason

No official word from the Green Bay Packers on Shields' being released. 

Shields suffered his fifth career concussion during week 1 of the 2016 season. 

Earlier this week the team released running back James Starks. 

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