Originally written on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 11/23/12
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It's been 49 weeks since Packers offensive tackle Derek Sherrod broke his right leg last season in Kansas City. But, after a lack of substantial positive progress recently, the 2011 first-round pick is likely just five days away from being placed on injured reserve. By Wednesday, coach Mike McCarthy and general manager Ted Thompson will have used up the team's three-week window in which Sherrod is allowed to practice. Sherrod had been on the Physically Unable to Perform list all season, but by midseason, players have to either be activated to the roster or sent to injured reserve. Despite practicing in pads the past two weeks, it appears Sherrod won't be medically cleared to play this season. "There were just points where we figured that some things were expected, and they just weren't happening,"Sherrod said Friday of a couple setbacks he's had. "So it was just taking a little bit more time than was expected." With starting right tackle Bryan Bulaga's season ...
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