Richard Sherman RUMORS & NEWS

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Seahawks have made considerable progress on deal to make Richard Sherman top-paid CB in NFL. Sides hopeful it's complete by the draft...

  • Seahawks, Richard Sherman near deal to make him top-paid NFL CB "The Seattle Seahawks have made considerable progress towards getting corner Richard Sherman signed to a long-term contract, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. Both sides are hopefully of getting the deal done prior to the May 8-10 NFL Draft. The Seahawks are prepared to make..." April 22

  • Richard Sherman wonders why Philly kept Cooper and cut Jackson

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has looked at the Eagles’ treatment of DeSean Jackson and Riley Cooper, and Sherman doesn’t like what he sees. Sherman writes at that there’s something wrong with the fact that the Eagles cut Jackson on the day that a story alleging he has ties to..." April 03

  • DeAngelo Hall tells Richard Sherman he's a product of Seahawks' D "Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman was busy Thursday. First, he and former Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount debated who was the NFL's best cornerback. To paraphrase T.O., Sherman loves him some Sherman, while Blount was partial to Aqib Talib, who just signed a six-year, $57 million deal..." March 14

  • Richard Sherman on N-word penalty: It's atrocious idea, almost racist "The NFL Competition Committee was in Florida over the weekend and one of the topics discussed was whether it should be a 15-yard unsportsmanlike-conduct penalty for players who use the N-word during games. Outspoken Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is the latest to weigh in on the matter,..." March 03

  • No talks yet for Sherman, Seahawks

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman became eligible for a new contract on December 29. He has made it clear on multiple occasions that he believes he’s the best cornerback in the game. Sherman is due to make $1.389 million in 2014. Darrelle Revis makes $1 million. Per game. And so it’s..." February 12

  • Sherman told Welker: 'Don't you ever say you want 1-on-1's with us' "One of the best post-Super Bowl moments is when the NFL busts out the Sound FX from the Super Bowl and shows us what was happening on the battlefield. This may come as a surprise, but this year's rendition featured Richard Sherman talking some smack to Broncos wide receivers! (Sherman, by the..." February 08

  • What a Year. What a Team. What’s Next. "An incredible day. A blessed life. So much to be thankful for. We work in a day-to-day business. To look beyond the next week sometimes means a loss of focus. When you win a Super Bowl, you can finally take the blinders off and think about all the things that got you there. For me, and for the..." February 07

  • Sherman claims the Seahawks cracked the Manning code

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has learned a lot in a short period of time. Especially when it comes to the art of communication. Calling someone mediocre or sorry doesn’t fly. Showing how someone is mediocre or sorry and allowing the audience to come to the conclusion on its own..." February 04

  • Richard Sherman: Peyton is the classiest player I’ve ever met

    Pro Football Talk "As Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman limped around in the bowels of MetLife Stadium after spraining his ankle in Super Bowl XLVIII, he felt someone tap him on the shoulder. He turned and saw that it was Peyton Manning, checking to see if he was OK. Sherman said on Mike and Mike in the Morning..." February 03

  • Richard Sherman: Win numbs pain "Richard Sherman wasn't on the field for the final few minutes of Super Bowl XLVIII, having suffered an ankle injury early in the fourth quarter. But that didn't lessen Sherman's excitement after his Seattle Seahawks' 43-8 victory over the Denver Broncos. "It really numbs the pain a lot,"..." February 03

  • Sherman has a high ankle sprain

    Pro Football Talk "The best news for the Seattle Seahawks is that they’ve won the first Super Bowl in franchise history. The comforting news is that cornerback Richard Sherman should be healthy soon. He told Westwood One immediately after Sunday night’s 43-8 win over the Broncos that Sherman has a high ankle..." February 03

  • Deion Sanders says Patrick Peterson is the new Prime Time, not Richard Sherman

    Arizona Republic "Deion Sanders wants to make a few things clear. Richard Sherman is not his protege. He’s not the Prime Time sequel. He’s not even the most athletic cornerback in the NFC West. Those honors belong to the Cardinals’ Patrick Peterson. “Patrick gave me his interception ball (from the Pro..." February 01

  • Sherman says flap with Revis was a “media fabrication”

    Pro Football Talk "Before the season, Tampa Bay’s Darrelle Revis and Seattle’s Richard Sherman seemed to have a beef: Sherman called himself the best cornerback in the game, and Revis said Sherman doesn’t show enough respect to older players. At least, that’s how it was portrayed publicly. Privately, Sherman says..." January 30

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    Bart Hubbuch @HubbuchNYP

    Colin Kaepernick on Sherman's choke sign: "Did that make you feel better about yourself? Then go ahead. Because I’m not worried about you."

  • DeAngelo Hall: It's 'screwed' to call Sherman NFL's best "Every cornerback in the NFL will have his opportunity to address whether Richard Sherman is the best cornerback in the league. As we said last week, "best cornerback" has replaced "elite quarterback" as the 2014 NFL buzz phrase. Tuesday was veteran cornerback DeAngelo Hall's turn to be asked..." January 29

  • Richard Sherman winning the PR battle, whether on purpose or not "If no press is bad press, then Richard Sherman's the best publicist in the world. A year removed from being someone that was literally unidentifiable to the casual football fan, Sherman's the face of Super Bowl XLVIII and was easily the hottest name at 2014's Media Day. Credit him, too, for being..." January 28

  • Seahawks' Richard Sherman has a side the public doesn't see

    Los Angeles Times "Long before Seattle's Richard Sherman learned to talk trash, his dad hauled it. Kevin Sherman, father of the talkative and provocative Seahawks cornerback, has worked for the Los Angeles sanitation department for 26 years. Each day, he gets up at 3:45 a.m. to drive a trash truck, typically..." January 28

  • Bucs’ Darrelle Revis: ‘I feel like I’m the best’ cornerback "The debate about who the NFL’s best cornerback is always a hot topic and Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Darrelle Revis is ready to take back that title. But first, he weighed in on Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman. “Don’t get me wrong he’s an entertainer, but he shouldn’t..." January 26

  • Did Patrick Peterson take Twitter jab at Richard Sherman?

    Fansided "The Super Bowl is next week and already players and fans are starting to dig deep into the matchups the game will have. One of the main players being talked about in the big game is Richard Sherman, who made waves with this post game interview after the NFC Championship game. Arizona Cardinals..." January 26

  • Thomas hopes Sherman is covering him

    Pro Football Talk "Broncos receiver Demaryius Thomas wants to challenge himself against the best, and that means he hopes Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman covers him in the Super Bowl. Thomas told reporters that he doesn’t know how the Seahawks’ secondary will cover the Broncos’ receivers, but if Seattle puts..." January 26

  • Richard Sherman’s interview could net him $5 million in endorsements

    Fansided "I guess there’s something to be said in regards to acting crazy on live television. In recent days we’ve seen major news networks break out of coverage like CBS and CNN to broadcast Richard Sherman‘s press conference. Not anything special – just a typical, every week press conference you have..." January 25

  • Sherman calls reaction to his rant “mind-boggling”

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has been the talk of not just the NFL, but the entire country as a result of the rant that was broadcast to 50 million viewers after the NFC Championship Game. Sherman finds the outcry hard to believe. “It was really mind-boggling the way the world reacted,”..." January 25

  • Richard Sherman fined $7,875 for on-field celebration "Richard Sherman's on-field celebration in the NFC Championship Game has come at a cost. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday that the Seahawks cornerback has been fined $7,875 for unsportsmanlike conduct/taunting. After his pass deflection led to the game-sealing interception by..." January 25

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    Tom Pelissero @TomPelissero

    #Seahawks CB Richard Sherman was fined $7,875 for unsportsmanlike conduct/taunting.

  • Sherman: 'Thug' is accepted way of calling someone N-word "Richard Sherman's post-game rant Sunday night has overshadowed every other Super Bowl storyline, even the ones involving Peyton Manning's relative struggles in the postseason and/or cold weather. We've now heard from just about everyone on the matter -- from Pete Carroll to Tom Brady to John..." January 23

  • Broncos have nothing but praise for Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman

    Denver Post "Broncos tight end Julius Thomas would expect nothing less in the Super Bowl than to face the best. The matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and Broncos pits the top seeds in the AFC and NFC — and Thomas and the Broncos' No. 1 offense against the Seahawks' No. 1 defense. "This is for all the..." January 22

  • Richard Sherman Explains What People Mean When They Call Him A "Thug" "For the first time since breaking football, the media, and the internet, Richard Sherman addressed the reaction to his postgame interview, and his critics' use of the word "thug." "The only reason it bothers me is because it seems like it's the accepted way of calling somebody the N-word..." January 22

  • John Madden calls Richard Sherman's rant 'embarrassing' "The 24-hour news cycle is working overtime for Richard Sherman's post-game tirade, which is now in Day 3. And with Super Bowl Week just four days off, this story won't officially be over until the 2013 season is officially in the books. For now, we're left to sift through everybody's thoughts on..." January 22

  • Sherman on postgame rant: 'There isn't much about it I regret'

    Sporting News "Richard Sherman's whirlwind media tour continued on Tuesday night when he sat with CNN's Rachel Nichols to dissect his polarizing postgame interview. Nichols opened the interview by asking him if there was anything about Sunday's outburst that he regretted. "There's not much about it I..." January 22

  • Jerry Rice laughs off Richard Sherman-Crabtree feud "Richard Sherman's postgame lambasting of Michael Crabtree sent the entire NFL community into a tizzy. The storyline even made its way out to Hawaii. During a press conference Tuesday for the 2014 Pro Bowl Draft, legendary wide receiver Jerry Rice was asked who had the better rivalry:..." January 22

  • Richard Sherman apologizes "Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has apologized a day after targeting the play of San Francisco 49ers receiver Michael Crabtree with several harsh rebukes after Sunday night's NFC Championship win. Sherman's deflection of a pass intended for Crabtree in the end zone during the..." January 21

  • Crabtree tried to fight Sherman at a charity event last year

    Pro Football Talk "There may be more to the grudge between 49ers receiver Michael Crabtree and Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman than what we saw on the field. Sherman’s older brother, Branton, told Jerry Brewer of the Seattle Times that it was Crabtree who started the animosity between the two of them, several..." January 20

  • NFL’s other Crabtree harassed by angry fans who don’t know their Crabtrees

    USA Today "This is Tom Crabtree. The fourth-year NFL tight end just completed his first season with the Tampa Bay Bucs, making four catches for 21 yards and a touchdown in seven games with the team. As a member of the 4-12 Bucs, Crabtree did not advance to the NFC playoffs, nor was he called out by..." January 20

  • Sherman: Crabtree 'mediocre' WR "The NFC Championship Game was decided when Richard Sherman made the play of the game. Then he followed it up with the quote of the day. Sherman deflected a Colin Kaepernick pass intended for Michael Crabtree in the end zone. The ball was intercepted by linebacker Malcolm Smith with 22 seconds..." January 20

  • Sherman takes aim at Crabtree, Kaepernick in postgame comments

    CSN Bay Area "Richard Sherman made a statement with his deflection that sealed the victory. And then he kept talking and talking and talking. Sherman, the mouthy All-Pro cornerback, took aim at 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree in the immediate aftermath of the Seattle Seahawks’ 23-17 victory in the..." January 20

  • CB Richard Sherman: Tom Brady not one of 5 smartest QBs "Is Tom Brady one of the five smartest quarterbacks in the NFL? Not if you ask Richard Sherman. The Seahawks cornerback wrote a story for on Friday listing the five smartest quarterbacks in the NFL and Brady didn't make the cut. Peyton Manning was on the list. Drew Brees was on the..." January 04

  • Seahawks Richard Sherman: ‘I always choose my words carefully’

    San Francisco Chronicle "Before each of the meetings against the Seahawks this season, the 49ers beat writers have requested to speak Seahawks ever-chatty cornerback Richard Sherman on a conference call. Each time, however, Sherman wasn’t made available and we spoke with safety Earl Thomas and quarterback Russell..." December 07

  • Sherman vs. Graham? "Two of the NFL’s elite players may duel head to head tonight. Or maybe not. It depends on whether the Seahawks decide to use their best cover cornerback, Richard Sherman, on the Saints’ most dangerous weapon, tight end Jimmy Graham. Defenses have tried that approach a few times this season, to..." December 02

  • Richard Sherman explains why Drew Brees is elite

    Seattle Times "Not surprisingly, the Seahawks heaped plenty of praise on New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees. But cornerback Richard Sherman offered an interesting examination of Brees, long considered one of the league’s top quarterbacks. Sherman was asked if Brees is one of the hardest guys to read from a..." November 30

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    D. Orlando Ledbetter @AJCFalcons

    #Falcons WR Roddy White fined $15,000 by the NFL for his slapping of Seattle CB Richard Sherman.

  • Richard Sherman on challenge of facing Roddy White: “What challenge?”

    Pro Football Talk "It’s clear that Atlanta Falcons receiver Roddy White and Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman don’t think too highly of each other. The two have had an ongoing war of words ever since the playoff matchup between the two teams last January. White thinks Sherman talks too much and Sherman..." November 08

  • Seahawks Sherman thinks NFL executives who don’t think he’s the best will be fired

    Fansided "Just when you think you can look past Richard Sherman‘s egotistical, loud mouth ways – he makes sure to bring you a cold dose of reality. There’s no doubt, Sherman is one of the premier defensive backs in the league. But the best? While completely possible, there are players who could challenge..." October 26

  • Peyton Manning, Jimmy Graham win players of month "The NFL has announced its players of the month and one honoree comes as no surprise. Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is the AFC's player of September after torching opponents with 16 touchdowns. Manning hasn't thrown a pick in four games and he hasn't appeared mortal either. We..." October 03

  • Richard Sherman to critics: 'Every time you doubt us you look stupid' "Richard Sherman has never been one to keep his thoughts to himself. And through two-plus NFL seasons it has served him well. Whether it's putting ESPN's Skip Bayless in his place comparing notes with Darrelle Revis or sticking it to the NFC West rival 49ers (who just so happened to be led by Jim..." September 16

  • Sherman: Harbaugh snubbed me "Richard Sherman called out his former college coach after the Seattle Seahawks' 29-3 victory over the 49ers on Sunday night saying San Francisco coach Jim Harbaugh didn't acknowledge him after the game. Sherman who had one of the Seahawks' three interceptions of the 49ers' Colin Kaepernick was..." September 16

  • Roddy White says Richard Sherman talked his way into All-Pro selection

    Yahoo! Sports "Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has not been in the league very long, but in two short seasons, the 2011 fifth-round pick out of Stanford has earned a reputation of being a player who is quite eager to provide an opinion of himself and his opponent and colleagues. Therefore, Sherman..." June 07

  • Richard Sherman: I was misquoted about Adderall use "Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman said Thursday on "NFL AM" that he didn't tell the Vancouver Sun that "half the league" takes Adderall. "First off, I didn't say that," Sherman said about quotes published Tuesday by the newspaper. "It's just another case of these writers trying to..." April 11

  • Richard Sherman: 'About half the league' uses Adderall "The attention deficit hyperactivity disorder medication Adderall has become the excuse du jour for players testing positive for a banned substance in the NFL. Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman insists it's not just an excuse. Sherman successfully appealed a four-game suspension last..." April 10

  • Moronic Twitter bout example of out-of-control athletes

    New York Post "Not that you haven’t noticed, but this is the way we now have to cover sports: We have to check everyone’s tweets, everyone’s (anti) social media vehicles to see who’s daily trashing whom, who’s cursing someone out, who’s crossing a line into outrageous incivility, who’s starting trouble. And..." February 24

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