So who should the Green Bay Packers start at Left Tackle in place of Bryan Bulaga? Yesterday new TSB contributor Ian Culver evaluated four possible candidates from the Green Bay O Line, and now we look at the top three, and then Ian makes his pick.
3. Derrick Sherrod
At A Glance: 6-6, 321 lbs. Third year out of Mississippi State. 1st round draft pick in 2011.
Who He Is: Derrick Sherrod is almost a complete unknown. He was drafted in the first round after relinquishing only a single sack in his entire collegiate career. He got some playing time as a rookie and played as rookies often do – up and down. However, a gruesome leg injury suffered against the lone loss in 2011 robbed him of the rest of that season and all of 2012. Although he’s still on the PUP and has not played a snap in almost two years, Sherrod is reportedly close to getting on the field. At his best, Sherrod is a shut down pass protector and an average run blocker. Whether he’ll ever play his best in green and gold ...