Rams cornerback Sam Shields made one of the biggest plays in the NFC Championship Game when he caught a pass from punter Johnny Hekker in the second quarter for the team’s first first down of the game.
The team would go on to kick a field goal that cut the Saints’ lead to 13-3 and got the ball rolling on a comeback that would ultimately bring them to the Super Bowl. Some players might call that their best moment on a football field, but Shields said from Atlanta on Monday night that he’d still rank a one-handed catch he made in high school as his top memory.
Wherever they rank, the fact that Shields is making highlight reels again is remarkable on its own. He suffered a concussion in Week One of the 2016 season and missed the rest of the year along…