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Derek Sherrod

Derek Sherrod - #78 - T

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 6"/ 321 lbs.
Birthday 04/23/1989
Birthplace Chula Vista, CA
College Mississippi State
Years played 2
Drafted 2011, 1st round, 32nd pick by Packers

Packers-Bears matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fifth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers battle against the arch-rival Bears in the NFC championship Sunday at Soldier Field.

Cold foot-ball? Take the hot hands

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 2:45 a.m. ET
Tom Danyluk adds his perspective to Sunday's matchups for the conference championships, looking for the factors that will prove to be the difference in each game.

Packers-Bears matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
If the Packers' offensive line gives QB Aaron Rodgers time to scan the field and find receivers running deep routes, Green Bay could rack up big plays against the Bears on Sunday.

Packers' defensive coaching staff receiving more recognition

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 1:23 p.m. ET
Making it to the NFL's "Final Four" has led to more well-deserved recognition for Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers' quality staff of assistants.

Three-and-out with Wayne Larrivee

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 10:26 a.m. ET
Every week, Packers radio play-by-play man Wayne Larrivee, who also co-hosts the “Pro Football Weekly” syndicated radio show with PFW editor-publisher Hub Arkush, answers three pertinent questions about the Packers.

Five questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 10:24 a.m. ET
This week, Hub Arkush says the Bears' defense will not hold the Packers to 17 points or less for a third time this season and he also says Jay Cutler has fallen further behind Aaron Rodgers in the battle to ...

Packers-Bears NFC championship prediction: Friday

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 9:46 a.m. ET
Every day this week, a different Pro Football Weekly editor will offer a prediction on the NFC championship this Sunday along with a brief explanation supporting his pick. Making Friday’s pick is PFW editor/publisher Hub Arkush.

Conference championship matchup tidbits

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 5:02 a.m. ET
Here's a roundup of interesting facts and figures for the conference title-game matchups.

Rewind: Remembering first Bears-Packers playoff game

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 7:56 p.m. ET
With war then on the minds of Americans, the NFL's best two teams of 1941 laced up for a rubber match that would serve as the only Chicago-Green Bay playoff contest until this weekend.  

Bears' offense will be quiet without improved pass protection

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 7:38 p.m. ET
The offensive line has been one of the Bears' more talked-about position groups all season long, and it's at the forefront of the discussion again this week.

Packers CB Williams added to Pro Bowl roster

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 6:35 p.m. ET
Packers CB Tramon Williams has been added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster, the league announced today. Williams replaces Eagles CB Asante Samuel, who is unable to participate due to injury.

Packers 60-second rant: Look for tricks during Sunday treat

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
In the second of two special rants this week in advance of the Packers-Bears NFC championship showdown this Sunday, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush ponders the possibility of trick plays becoming a factor in the game. 

Bears S Harris sits out practice again

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Bears S Chris Harris missed a second consecutive practice on Thursday as he continues recovering from a left hip injury.

Five questions with Packers great Jerry Kramer

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
Each week throughout the season, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush hooks up with a personality who has connections with the Packers and asks him five Packer-related questions. This week Dan connects with Packers Hall of Famer ...

Green Bay's secondary is perhaps second to none

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
The Bears' passing game has come a long way this season, but so has the Packers' secondary, which is playing some terrific ball of late.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Sept. 01, 2012
The Packers have placed Sherrod on the physically unable to perform list.||||||| He's recovering from a broken leg suffered late last season.
Posted Dec. 18, 2011
The Green Bay Packers have placed tackle Derek Sherrod on injured reserve and signed tackle Herb Taylor to provide offensive line depth.||||||| Sherrod, the team's first-round pick in the 2011 draft, broke his right leg in the Packers' loss at Kansas City on Sunday.
Posted April 29, 2011
Green Bay beefed up its offensive line with the final pick in Thursday night's first round, taking Mississippi State tackle Derek Sherrod. He said he can't wait to meet superstar QB Aaron Rodgers - and can't wait to prove he can help keep the quarterback upright on the field.||||||| Although Sherrod played left tackle in college, general manager Ted Thompson wouldn't commit to having him play on that side in the pros. "Where he's going to play, I don't know, but I know this: You can never have too many big men," Thompson said. "The more run blockers, the more pass blockers we have, the better off we do."

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