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Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson announced Tuesday that the team had signed tackle Herb Taylor to replace first-round pick Derek Sherrod on the Packers active roster. As expected, Sherrod was placed on IR.
Sherrod, the No. 32 overall pick in the 2011 draft, broke his leg Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs and remained in Kansas City to have surgery. It was learned yesterday that Sherrod broke both the tibia and fibula in his right leg, which means he’ll miss the rest of this season and potentially some of the next. Recovery time for such an injury is obviously extensive.
Taylor was drafted in sixth round by the Chiefs in 2007 and appeared in 18 games, including one start, from 2007-08. Taylor made the Denver Broncos active roster at the end of ’09 before training camp stints with the New York Giants in ’10 and Broncos again in ’11.
In college, Taylor (6-4, 305) started 48 games at TCU and twice earned First-Team All-Mountain West honors.
He’ll wear No. 72.
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Green Bay Packers rookie offensive lineman Derek Sherrod broke his leg in two places in Sunday's 19-14 loss at Kansas City.
Sherrod underwent emergency surgery Sunday after breaking the tibia and fibula in his right leg. He is expected to remain hospitalized until Thursday or Friday.
The team's first-round draft pick this year, Sherrod is expected to be sidelined for "...
Green Bay Packers rookie offensive lineman Derek Sherrod suffered a broken right leg in Sunday's 19-14 loss at Kansas City.
The team's first-round draft pick this year, Sherrod had to be carted off the field with his leg in an air case.
The Packers also had another key injury on the offensive line when right tackle Bryan Bulaga suffered a sprained knee.
Bulaga, Green Bay...
GREEN BAY, Wis. The Green Bay Packers made a move to address their dangerously thin offensive line Tuesday afternoon, signing a player who used to play for the team that ruined their perfect season.
Herb Taylor, a 6-foot-4, 305-pound third-year tackle, appeared in 18 games and started one for the Kansas City Chiefs from 2007-08. He takes the roster spot of Packers first-round pick...
The Packers have placed rookie tackle Derek Sherrod on injured reserve and signed tackle Herb Taylor to provide offensive line depth.
The Green Bay Packers have placed tackle Derek Sherrod on injured reserve and signed tackle Herb Taylor to provide offensive line depth.
It'll be a long week of studying for Herb Taylor, who was signed on Tuesday and could potentially play on Sunday. Taylor hasn't played a snap in the NFL since getting in for one play late in a game in 2008.
Green Bay Packers right tackle Bryan Bulaga may be unable to play this week because of a sprained left knee, and backup offensive lineman Derek Sherrod is recovering from surgery on his broken right leg.
The Packers no longer are perfect after Sunday's loss at Kansas City, and their injuries are mounting0.
The Chiefs beat the Packers 19-14, ending a 19-game winning streak....
The Green Bay Packers thought enough of tackle Herb Taylor's workout in front of their personnel staff two weeks ago to put a call into him Tuesday.
However, rather than a big name or a familiar face like Mark Tauscher, it was veteran Herb Taylor.