"I played both positions at my career at Mississippi State, and I'm ready to go and be versatile and flip around at each position, whichever one they want me at," Sherrod told media in a conference call last night.
And you've probably seen that general manager Ted Thompson and offensive coordinator Joe Philbin won't commit to saying where their newest member of the team will fit along the offensive line.
"Where he's going to play, I don't know," said Thompson in the immediate aftermath of the selection.
Many people thought the Packers selected the left tackle of the future last year in Bryan Bulaga.
Cancel those thoughts.
Barring a flop, Sherrod will be protecting Aaron Rodgers' backside for the next decade once Chad Clifton retires.
There's always the chance Sherrod will be a bust. He's not alone in that regard. The NFL Draft is a crap shoot. Every player has the chance of being a bust.
But as long as he doesn't fizzle out, you can pencil in Sherrod at left tackle in the long-term plans of the franchise.
What that means for Bulaga is that he's going to be staying at right tackle for the foreseeable future. That's a position in which he found success late last season and probably is his ideal fit going forward.
Sherrod's strength is his athleticism. He's ideally suited to taking on the speed rushers of the NFL off the edge, which has more value on quick, left side of the line as opposed to the strong, right side.
Everyone learned their lesson how overrated arm length can be last year when it was learned Bulaga had 33 1/4 inch arms, a little on the small side as far as offensive tackles go.
Bulaga had a solid rookie season and those concerns were put to rest. But still, Sherrod has the more ideal wingspan with arms more than two inches longer than Bulaga at 35 3/8 inches.
That's not to say Bulaga can't play left tackle. What it is saying is that Sherrod is a better fit for the left side, especially when you factor in his athletcism to be able to mirror pass rushers and get to the second level in the run game.
Where Sherrod will factor into the short-range plans of the Packers remains to be seen.
Clifton is the incumbent at left tackle and will be the starter there until it's proven otherwise.
Without a doubt, Sherrod will play left tackle at next weekend's rookie orientation camp. And he'll be the second-string left tackle throughout OTAs and minicamp as long as Clifton is healthy.
He'll still get plenty of reps with the first string, however. Clifton has been known to need the occasional day off to rest his balky knees and weary joints.
But if and when training camp rolls around this summer and a guy like Daryn Colledge, T.J. Lang or Nick McDonald hasn't seized the starting job at left guard, maybe Sherrod will be thrown into the mix just because he'd be one of the five best players on the offensive line.
Don't plan on that until July at the earliest, though. In the meantime, Sherrod will be learning the tricks of the trade as Clifton's apprentice.
And if Sherrod happens to flop, the Packers still have Bulaga as a left tackle in their back pocket. Lang too. Those are some pretty good insurance policies.
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