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Offline nerdmann  
#11 Posted : Thursday, August 22, 2013 5:35:07 PM(UTC)
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Sherrod will be fine.
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#12 Posted : Thursday, August 22, 2013 5:37:22 PM(UTC)
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If Sherrod ever truly gets healthy, which obviously is a big if, I think he will have as much of a chance of contributing as he did in his rookie season. He'll have to put in a lot of work to get back up to game speed and such, but at least the mental side of things should be a little easier after a couple years of watching film and studying the scheme. After awhile of competing and providing depth, it's possible he could steal a starting spot at either left or right tackle, especially if an injury occurs.

If he's healthy, I think he'll practice and play his way onto the field, eventually. It all depends on whether or not he'll ever truly be "healthy" enough to be an effective player again. He has the intelligence and the ability, he just needs his body to allow him to show it.
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#13 Posted : Thursday, August 22, 2013 7:13:17 PM(UTC)
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All it takes is one injury in November and Sherrod has a chance to contribute. I think they were phasing out Marshall Newhouse late in 2011 in favor of Derek Sherrod. Obviously, Chad Clifton came back, but I have a hunch they were preparing Sherrod to play in place of Clifton. It’s all speculation, but I think they’ve had reservations regarding Newhouse for a while now, and that’s why they’re still not counting out Sherrod.
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#14 Posted : Thursday, August 22, 2013 10:24:37 PM(UTC)
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I am not disagreeing with you. I am not criticizing Ted. I simply said he would not tell us anything other than he expects Sherrod to suit up this season.


My bad, I misunderstood. I'm still trying to figure out who hates who on this forum and for some reason I had you pegged as a Ted Thompson hater. The truth is I read the posts and most of the time I don't even read to see who wrote them unless something really sticks out. Like Ted posts.
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#15 Posted : Thursday, August 22, 2013 11:34:57 PM(UTC)
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My bad, I misunderstood. I'm still trying to figure out who hates who on this forum and for some reason I had you pegged as a Ted Thompson hater. The truth is I read the posts and most of the time I don't even read to see who wrote them unless something really sticks out. Like Ted posts.


I'm the same way. I respond to what is communicated, not the person who is making the statement.

wpr hates me.
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#16 Posted : Friday, August 23, 2013 12:19:59 AM(UTC)
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JSO

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"They didn't even know that he needed another surgery until this spring. All of last year was wasted. That could have been from complications from the first surgery, but it was something that was left undone.

"They couldn't figure it out ... that his bones did not heal right together."


From Sherrod's dad and brother.

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Louis Sherrod estimated that his son "should be playing in a few more weeks.


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The best guess is that Sherrod will remain on the PUP list for the first six weeks of the regular season. Then he could start practicing and play in as many as 10 games.
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#17 Posted : Friday, August 23, 2013 5:25:05 AM(UTC)
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sschind said: Go to Quoted Post
My bad, I misunderstood. I'm still trying to figure out who hates who on this forum and for some reason I had you pegged as a Ted Thompson hater. The truth is I read the posts and most of the time I don't even read to see who wrote them unless something really sticks out. Like Ted posts.


I don't hate Ted. I may mock him some time (thus calling him "Ted") but I think he is a very good GM. I am certain he has forgotten 5 times as much about football as I have cumulatively learned.
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#18 Posted : Friday, August 23, 2013 5:28:46 AM(UTC)
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I'm the same way. I respond to what is communicated, not the person who is making the statement.

wpr hates me.


nerdmann I am cut to the quick. I don't hate you. Never have. I may be condescending, I may taunt or do a lot of other crap to you but I don't hate you. You are the tabasco for our eggs. Life would be bland without your posts.


BTW I don't eat tabasco on my eggs. [puke] nevertheless you have to keep up your keen insight.
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#19 Posted : Friday, August 23, 2013 5:56:21 AM(UTC)
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BTW I don't eat tabasco on my eggs.


You should, though.

Either that or piri piri sauce.

Ketchup only if the eggs are old, though.

[grin1]

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#20 Posted : Friday, August 23, 2013 6:06:08 AM(UTC)
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Wade said: Go to Quoted Post
You should, though.

Either that or piri piri sauce.

Ketchup only if the eggs are old, though.

[grin1]



ketchup never. i gave that up as a kid.

edit- so that we remain on task- Back in the early days of this year I thought Sherrod would make a comeback and play this year. As times slips by and we approach the beginning of GB's run for yet another championship I am not so sure. Naturally I have nothing to base it on. I have no facts what so ever. Only a feeling that sicne they have not taken Sherrod off the PUP and let him get a few preseason reps under his belt it just seems as if he is going to have to sit out the whole season. After a stint on the PUP he has a few weeks in which to practice but it takes time to get back into the flow of things. If it was easy to walk in and suit up and start blocking DL nearly anyone could do it. It takes a lot of time to get the footwork down. To get into a rhythm with the other OLmen. To be in "football shape". I don't think the time between coming off the PUP and when GB has to activate him is enough time.

And I base this opinion on all my years of sitting on my butt in front of the tv watching other guys run out on to the field and take on each other.
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