Offensive Linemen Musical Chairs, 2014 Edition Round 2

A couple months ago I wrote an article listing talking about the game of musical chairs that the Packers play every year with the offensive line.  Just a recap, there probably isn’t another group of players less understood and paradoxically more diverse and similar than offensive linemen.  However with the ACL injury to Don Barclay […]

Offensive Linemen Musical Chairs, 2014 Edition: who stays, who goes?

Outside of special teams, nothing is more confusing, more obfuscated or more esoteric than offensive line play; We all know that Joe Thomas is supposed to be one of the best offensive linemen in the NFL right now, but do you or I really know that?  I’ve never watched a game specifically focused on Thomas […]

Cory’s Corner: Ted Thompson averages a draft whiff a year

This will be Ted Thompson’s 10th NFL Draft as the Packers general manager. He has been arguably the biggest lightning rod for criticism over the years. There is inherent value in every round of the draft, but the most consistent value lies in rounds 1-3, which is where I also focus my attention. Thompson did […]

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. Ted Thompson must decide how much stock he needs to place in offensive linemen Derek Sherrod — who will have to beat out David Bakhtiari for the starting left tackle job. The former first rounder has only played […]

Derek Sherrod 2013 Green Bay Packers Evaluation and Report Card

  1) Introduction: The 32nd pick in round one of the NFL Draft, Derek Sherrod was supposed to be the stud left tackle in Green Bay for the next 10 years.  In my OT ratings for the CheeseheadTV Draft Guide, I ranked him as the second best tackle prospect, behind only Tyron Smith (a Pro […]