With the draft getting closer and closer, the Packers have to address the team’s biggest question mark.
Derek Sherrod has been earmarked as the staring left tackle this season. He was drafted in the first round in 2011 and is still seeking his first start.
Ted Thompson must decide how much stock he needs to place in offensive linemen Derek Sherrod — who has been projected as the starting left tackle. The former first rounder has only played in five games with no starts mainly because of a compound leg fracture.
It’s not only a huge risk to put Sherrod in a position to get some quality time. But it’s even more of a gamble when the guy who he’s protecting is the best quarterback in the league.
This is a make or break year for Sherrod. He is playing out the final year of his four-year, $6.6 million deal. The Mississippi State standout could have a dramatic turnaround for the first time in his four-year career this season. He could help own the line of scrimmage and give Rodgers ample t...