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Report: Patriots Worked Out Former First-Round Pick Derek Sherrod

The New England Patriots might have tipped their hand to the severity of rookie offensive tackle Cameron Fleming’s ankle injury. The Patriots worked out a former first-round draft pick, offensive tackle Derek Sherrod, ESPN’s Field Yates reported Tuesday. Sherrod was released by the Green Bay Packers on Nov. 3 after four disappointing years with the team. The 6-foot-6, 321-pound...
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Release of Sherrod Could Bring Back OL Musical Chairs

The Green Bay Packers released 2011 1st round pick Derek Sherrod yesterday.  The whole thing just makes me sad.  You’ll see a lot of people just label him a bust and a mistake but we don’t know that it’s true.  The injury that he suffered against Kansas City assured that he would never be the same player.  The fact that we never know what the original potential of Sherrod...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Why the Chicago Bears Should Sign Derek Sherrod

The Green Bay Packers parted ways with former 1st round pick Derek Sherrod.  Here are a few reasons why the Chicago Bears should bring him in. Depth Before anything else, the Bears need to make sure they maintain a solid amount of depth on their offensive line.  Matt Slauson is done for the year and key reserve Eben Britton continues to deal with nagging health issues of his...
Via Sports Mockery
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers release 2011 first-round pick Derek Sherrod

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Three years ago, Derek Sherrod was the Green Bay Packers' first-round pick. A tall, long, smart offensive tackle with a chance for a bright future. Now, Sherrod is an ex-Packer. In a somewhat surprising post-bye roster move, Green Bay released Sherrod to make room on the active roster. Sherrod's spot now belongs to offensive lineman JC Tretter, whose stint on the...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Derek Sherrod Shows Potential In Green Bay Packers’ Preseason Opener

One of the significant injuries the Green Bay Packers have suffered so far during training camp was to versatile backup offensive line Don Barclay, who suffered a torn ACL and will miss the remainder of the season. It was a huge loss because Barclay was a 16-game starter at right tackle last season and had the ability to backup both tackle and guard spots. Therefore, when the Packers...
Via The Packers Guru
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers: Derek Sherrod Must Step Up In Wake of Don Barclay Injury

Just nine practices into the Green Bay Packers 2014 training camp and already two players that had been projected to make the team’s 53-man roster have gone down to injury. First, it was rookie wide receiver Jared Abbrederis, then yesterday, the Packers suffered a more significant blow, as reserve offensive lineman Don Barclay tore his ACL, an injury that will end his season. The...
Via The Packers Guru
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers Won’t Exercise Derek Sherrod’s Fifth-Year Option for 2015

According to’s Rob Demovsky, the Packers won’t exercise their 2015 option on offensive tackle Derek Sherrod. Sherrod, a 2011 first-round draft pick, has been eligible for a fifth year with the team since signing his rookie contract, something that obviously won’t be happening now. Anyway, Demovsky points out in his article that, beginning in 2011, all first round picks...
Via The Packers Guru
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Won’t Pick Up OT Derek Sherrod’s Fifth-Year Option

  Rob Demovsky of reports that the Packers will not exercise OT Derek Sherrod‘s fifth-year option. Demovsky adds that he isn’t sure if the team has informed Sherrod of their decision. This should come as no surprise as Sherrod’s has been limited to being active for just 12 games over the course of his three years in the NFL. Of course, this is due to the fact...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Cory’s Corner: Derek Sherrod is a colossal question mark

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...
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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