Even before his allotted hour began at Super Bowl media day, Seattle’s polarizing cornerback started answering questions from a podium set up in the middle of a hockey arena in downtown Newark.
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman was fined $7,875 for unsportsmanlike conduct/taunting in the final minute of the NFC championship game against San Francisco.
In the days since his rant, Sherman has moonwalked from his outburst. Well, kinda. He didn’t apologize for humiliating Michael Crabtree, but insisted he was sorry for deflecting from his team.
After two days of overwhelming reaction to his postgame comments, Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman said he’s surprised his interview after the NFC championship game became the focus.
The former major league home run king tweeted his support for the Seahawks’ cornerback, who has received criticism for his rant against San Francisco receiver Michael Crabtree following Seattle’s victory over the 49ers in Sunday’s NFC championship game.
Sherman wrote on Monday that his postgame interview Sunday with Fox reporter Erin Andrews stemmed from adrenaline and his dislike for San Francisco wide receiver Michael Crabtree.
Super Bowl XLVIII will feature the Denver Broncos and their top offense in the NFL against the Seattle Seahawks and their top defense in the NFL thanks to Seattle’s 23-17 win over San Francisco.
Long before Sherman’s comments last night that he is “the best corner in the game,” a report from The Seattle Times points to some off-the-field trash-talking that allegedly occurred at a charity event last summer.
It’s a tough call in the NFC Championship Game between the Seahawks and 49ers, but there’s one factor that tips the scales.
Steve Sandmeyer and Jason A. Churchill pick the props for the NFC Championship Game.