With free agency officially opening at 4 pm EDT March 12, the Packers are making moves to apply tenders to their restricted free agents.
Monday brought news of center Evan Dietrich-Smith receiving the lowest tender available. Tuesday, ProFootball Talk reported Sam Shields receiving a better one.
Packers apply second round tender to S Sam Shields, per league source.
— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) March 12, 2013