Found September 03, 2012 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Packers had high expectations for Derek Sherrod when the team used its first-round pick on the Mississippi State offensive tackle in the 2011 draft. But Sherrod's rookie season began without a starting job and ended with a broken leg. He played 115 total plays at left and right tackle as a backup before the injury in Week 15 ended his season early. Still not fully recovered nearly nine months later, Sherrod is beginning his second NFL season on the Physically Unable to Perform list. However, he's not yet feeling the pressure of having to live up to his status as Green Bay's top draft choice from a year ago. "I just know that whenever I do get out there, I'm just going to play my kind of football, going out there and working as hard as I can," Sherrod told FOXSportsWisconsin.com following Monday's practice. As training camp continued and Sherrod was unable to pass his physical, the Packers held out hope and waited until the fin...
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